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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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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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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Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos from @createdbydiane

Corn or Flour seems to be the big question when it comes to tacos. It's almost as big of a debate as two popular soda companies that seem to go head to head at least once a year. In our house it's a spit decision. How about at your house? Is is a big debate or is it unanimous. I like … [Read more...]

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Jalapeno Pizza with Avocado

Jalapeno Pizza with Avocado from createdbydiane

It's no secret I love pizza, just ask anyone who knows me. I'm always up for a slice. I refer to a whole pizza as a pie. I'm sure you guessed that already seeing as I'm from the East Coast. Everyone calls it a pie there. It's hard to change how you talk, although I do think my accent is not … [Read more...]

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Tuna Avocado Recipe?

Avocado with tuna fish on tortilla chips

What I love about avocados, everything! 1. They aren't just for guacamole. 2. Green is one of my favorite colors so there are points earned there. 3. I love the smooth texture. Avocados go well in so many recipes. Not quite sure if this is a full blown recipe, I just mix it up and eat … [Read more...]

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Savory Avocado Scones

Avocado-Cilantro-Cotija-Scones, savory-scones

Savory Avocado Scones When thinking of Avocados you may not think Avocado Recipes... Avocados are often used for guacamole and garnish on top of Mexican food, but don't think that is where they only belong, although I could really go for some chips and guac right about now. Avocados are … [Read more...]

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