Category Archives: avocado

Aug 16

Spicy Black Bean, Corn and Chicken Salad

Happy Friday! Still summertime and the livin’ is easy…so kick back this weekend with an ice cold beer and this dish for a light lunch or dinner. Have a great weekend! Spicy Black Bean, Corn and Chicken Salad slightly adapted … Continue reading

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May 15

Spicy Plantain Chips with Mango Guacamole

Today is day 15! Halfway through Whole30. I have to say, it’s been a lot easier than I thought it would be. And it’s probably because of food like this. Who needs tortilla chips? Not me. Spicy Plantain Chips with … Continue reading

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Feb 11

Steak Fajitas

So let’s see…yesterday was Chinese New Year…tomorrow is Fat Tuesday…and here I am, talking about Mexican food. Something isn’t quite right. Uh, wrong. This was DEFINITELY right! Everyone loved this dish (including my carnivorous nieces, who were staying with us … Continue reading

Posted in avocado, beef, lime, low carb, main dishes, Mexican, peppers | 1 Comment
Oct 19

No Shell Taco Salad

It’s recipe swap time again!  This time, for Blogger’s Choice, I was assigned Tina’s blog, Tasty Treats by Tina.  I had a few things bookmarked, but ultimately I chose a dish that I threw together with some leftovers that made … Continue reading

Posted in avocado, beef, low carb, main dishes, Mexican, QuickAndEasy, salad, tomatoes | 9 Comments
Sep 27

Blackened Tilapia Sandwiches with Avocado Spread

What new shows have you watched this season so far?  Anything you really love?  Hate? I have a bunch that I’m looking forward to…but, I can’t even begin to contain my excitement about the Dancing With The Stars All-Stars season … Continue reading

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Jul 6

Mexico on a bun

It’s no surprise to any of my regular readers that I love two things… spicy foodandburgers. Let’s combine the two, shall we? In my quest for expanding our “burger portfolio” this grilling season, I’ve been making new creations based on … Continue reading

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May 4

One more for Cinco de Mayo – and Bloggers Bake For Hope Reminder!

Here’s another dinner idea for tomorrow, incase you get caught with nothing to make at the last minute, or if you only have chips in the house.  I made this after I promised my husband burritos, then realized I had … Continue reading

Posted in avocado, cheddar, chicken, condiments, main dishes, mango, Mexican, QuickAndEasy, sauce | 4 Comments
Mar 25

Have it your way

I’m a big fan of the omelette (or is it omelet?  Hmmm…I like the feminine spelling better)…what’s better than having a pocket of whatever-combo-of-cheese-meat-and-veggies-you-want for breakfast?  Not to mention, it’s super easy and takes about 5 minutes to make.  Score! … Continue reading

Posted in avocado, breakfast, cheddar, eggs, peppers, QuickAndEasy | 3 Comments
Feb 17

Instant gratification

Sometimes I’ll see a recipe and think, “damn, I need that NOW!”  Or at least, SOON.  Such was the case when I saw this recipe from Pam at For the Love of Cooking yesterday.  I already had all the ingredients so it … Continue reading

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Jan 13

Mexican madness!

Mexican food is always a bit hit, isn’t it?  One great thing about it is that you really can create any dish to your liking.  You can add or subtract ingredients, depending on what you like and what’s in your … Continue reading

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