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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Avocado Potato Salad

Avocado Potato Salad @createdbydiane

This is one potato salad you won't want to miss. I'm guest posting on the California Avocado Commission website featuring this delicious potato salad, no BBQ will be complete without it. … [Read more...]

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Avocado Caprese Salad

Avocado Caprese @createdbydiane

  Oh my goodness do I need a salad today, I think summertime may be a more indulgent time that the holidays. Is that possible? In order to keep on track, I think I should start the week off right with a fresh and delicious Salad. There is no better time for this salad...tomatoes … [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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Beer and Cheese Dip

Beer and Cheese Dip @createdbydiane.jpg

The weekend is almost here so get a head start, grab a few ingredients and make this super delicious and easy dip. It's smooth and creamy and great for dipping chips, pretzels and veggies. and if you make a double batch it's really great the next day cold on a bagel, trust … [Read more...]

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How to freeze avocado

How to freeze avocado @createdbydiane

  Ok I admit it, I'm not the best planner, but who can be, ALL the time. I can't anticipate friends inviting me over or stopping by. Who can plan for that? Who can plan for exactly when the avocados you bought would be ripe and will it coincide with the day you want to make … [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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How to cut an avocado

Video How to Cut an Avocado @createdbydiane with @ca_avocado

    Avocado season is upon us in California and there are so many recipes to use them in, I put together a little video to show you how to cut an avocado. … [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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guacamole with goat cheese and bacon

guacamole with goat cheese and bacon @createdbydiane

Creamy, lightly smokey, slightly tangy and oh so delicious, is the only way to describe this guacamole. It went fast...real fast. So go ahead and grab yourself some ripe California Avocados, they are in season right NOW, just one more reason to LOVE this time of year. The go to chip for … [Read more...]

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Quick & Easy Chicken Parmesan

Quick Easy Chicken Parmesan @createdbydiane

    Some nights it's hard to believe dinner time is upon you with NO plan in sight. Or does that just happen to me? This is one dinner that I go to for  those nights. It's my quick version of Chicken Parmesan. … [Read more...]

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