Greek French Bread Pizza

Greek French Bread Pizza from @createdbydiane

I love quick easy and delicious food, this is great in the summer, when you don't want to really cook too. In minutes you can have this piping hot out of the oven. This pizza is great with leftover chicken, or you can use a rotisserie chicken, or well any cooked chicken you can get your … [Read more...]

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Grilled Goat Cheese and Avocado Sandwich

avocado goat cheese grilled cheese

This is one grilled cheese you must make! I remember as a kid my mom make cream cheese and jelly sandwiches for a snack for us kids one bit of this sandwich and that was all I could think of, in particular there was one hot summer day and I remember sitting out back with some friends under a … [Read more...]

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Avocado Corn Cakes

Avocado Corn Cakes @createdbydiane.jpg

Breakfast just got a kicked up a notch with these Avocado Corn Cakes they are so delicious, they are enjoyed with syrup or sour cream appealing to both the sweet and savory breakfast lovers... these are great for brinner too...you know breakfast at dinner time, Not going to lie here....I … [Read more...]

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avocado, goat cheese and beet salad

avocado, goat cheese and beet salad @createdbydiane

Let's chat about beets... when I was a kid, I thought beets were always pickled. I think that is the only way I ever saw them served, now I like pickles, but pickled beets were not my thing. Move forward thirty  twenty years,  a few  years and I try cooked beets and love them, I like them … [Read more...]

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Avocado Salad with Fried Jalapeños and Spicy Avocado Dressing

Avocado and Fried Jalapeno Salad with spicy avocado dressing @createdbydiane

It's really heating up... and I don't just mean the weather. This salad has a great heat going on. Not as much heat as the concrete I was sitting on today, WOW was that hot. I may need to remember to bring a blanket or towel with me and carry it around at all times! The fried jalapeños … [Read more...]

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Avocado Orzo Mac and Cheese

Avocado Orzo mac and cheese @createdbydiane @ca_avocados @kerrygolddairy

I make mac and cheese  all the time and my family just loves it, this week I decided to make it with orzo pasta, it was a well thought out plan, and it certainly wasn't the only pasta option that made sense....really !?! There is mac and cheese spaghetti isn't there. Anyway, everyone said they … [Read more...]

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Spinach Salad

delicious Spinach-Salad-@createdbydiane recipe

  Sometimes I open the fridge and am so hungry I can't even think. It happens often! That is shared with you why I cook chicken for the week here, This is one of those weeks, I have no time and no idea what I will be eating. I was sick all last week and never did any big grocery … [Read more...]

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how & why I cook chicken for the week all at once

How and Why I cook chicken for the week all at once @createdbydiane.jpg

If you are never in a hurry, have all the time in the world to get a great meal on the table for dinner each nigh, eat great lunches everyday and make all your kids favorites each day... don't bother reading this....you are free to go about living perfectly. If you wish some of the … [Read more...]

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Drunken Rum French Toast with Rum Sauce

Drunken Rum French Toast with Rum Sauce @createdbydiane

This is one breakfast you WON'T want to miss out on. The party will never end with this breakfast! Thick and delicious french toast gets tipsy with some rum which means this will no only be great for breakfast but would make a fun midnight snack too. Some days start off needed and extra … [Read more...]

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Shrimp Roll with Lemon Basil Aioli

Shrimp Roll with Lemon Basil Aioli @createdbydiane

Years ago I had a shrimp roll that I will NEVER forget, I'm still not sure if it was the whole day in general that I remember, but 20 some odd years later, it's still vivid. It was hot and sunny and just a beautiful day all around. I strolled into a little pub along the beach and hopped on a … [Read more...]

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Chicken Enchiladas in Green Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas in green sauce @createdbydiane

I just love easy meals, this is a new favorite in my house. I haven't always been the biggest fan of enchiladas. Crazy, right? I realized I don't like red enchilada sauce,  but I really love the green sauce. Since I typically cook 6 pounds of chicken a week, I always have plenty on hand … [Read more...]

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Grilled Caprese Salad

Grilled Caprese Salad from @createdbydiane

It's MONDAY and you know what that means, it's time to eat salad! Every Monday I start off the week with high hopes of eating well, exercising and enjoying life, well....this is the first step to a great week ahead. If the week starts to go downhill fast, don't worry I'm sure I will have … [Read more...]

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