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 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 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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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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Lemon Pasta Salad

Lemon Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

I love with my whole heart, yes I may be disappointed, but I'm willing to take that chance. My love is for the soft and sweet, that tart and tangy and the perfectly pretty and all those that lie in between. I just LOVE Lemons! I'm not sure when my love affair with them started, but I … [Read more...]

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Scalloped Corn Bread

Scalloped Corn @createdbydiane

Holidays mean BIG meal full of all delicious food, right? Well they also mean it's time to break out the family recipes that have been served for generations. In our house it's no different. I break out this recipe for lots of Holidays, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years....this is … [Read more...]

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Verde Chicken Risotto with How to Video

verde chicken risotto @createdbydiane

  Well it's back to school around here and that means... crazy weeknight schedules... dinners need to be easy and loved by all.   I think it's funny when you have a conversation about something and then a day later it seems like your having the same conversation with someone … [Read more...]

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August Recipes @createdbydiane

August Recipes @createdbydiane

Here are the recipes I shared with you in August if you missed any, click on the recipe below and it will take you to the recipe Lemon Saffron Salad Dressing Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Italian Buttercream Frosting Strawberry Lime Jalapeño Pasta Salad Chocolate Lavender Cookies Shrimp … [Read more...]

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Mexican Rice with Elote

Mexican Rice with Elote @createdbydiane

Elote, what a fun name. I would hear people say it and wondered what it meant. It means Mexican Corn, typically the type you see at fairs or on the streets from a vendor. Sometimes it's on a stick, and other times you grab it by the husk and start eating. I love corn on the cob. Always have, … [Read more...]

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Sour Cream & Onion Mashed Potatoes

Sour Cream and Onion Mashed Potatoes @createdbydiane

Ever since I was a kid mashed potatoes have been a favorite of mine. I loved eating them with dinner, and I especially loved when there were leftovers. I would heat them up and have them for a snack. My tastes haven't changed much, a bowl of mashed potatoes for a snack is pretty perfect to … [Read more...]

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Cheddar Biscuits with Refried Bean Gravy

Cheddar Biscuits with Refried Bean Gravy @createdbydiane

These are NOT your ordinary biscuits! These are biscuits and gravy Mexican Style. Fluffy and high these Cheddar Biscuits are perfect for this gravy. Truth be told about gravy. I LOVE it, I love it on french fries, mashed potatoes, it's so yummy I really like dunking stuff in gravy. Old … [Read more...]

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