Easy Dinner in Minutes: Chicken Salad! chicken, black beans, corn, jalapenos, tomatoes, cilantro, and lime

Easy Dinner in Minutes @createdbydiane

This give a whole new meaning to the term chicken salad. There is no mayo, or canned shredded chicken here. This is a quick and easy dinner I make often. It's great if you have leftover chicken cooked, or if you use a rotisserie chicken, or fried chicken if that is your preference. This … [Read more...]


Cilantro Lime and Jalapeno Whole Wheat Couscous Salad with Avocado

bobs red mill pearl coucous whole wheat with cilantro, lime, jalapeno and avocado recipe

All of my favorite flavors all in one dish, LOVE it. Cilantro, lime, jalapeno, corn and avocado. Yea, it doesn't get much better for me. How about you? I'm big on pasta salads for summer, they are easy to make and keep very well. This is no different except it's not pasta. It's actually Whole … [Read more...]


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...]


Tri Tip Marinade

Grilled Tri Tip with Cilantro Lime Basmati Rice and grilled corn. Don't you just love when you step outside on a summer evening and can smell your neighbor grilling? I do! I may even peek my head over the fence to see what they've got going on over there :) In a friendly sort of way of course. I … [Read more...]


Chicken with Cilantro lime sauce

Chicken with Cilantro Lime Sacue over rice with beans and corn

The weather is warming up by the day. Summer is almost here. I can’t wait. I always look forward to my kids being home (and no homework and hectic scheduling) Which leaves more time for the fun stuff! I also look forward to grilling chicken. I think I could eat grilled chicken everyday. I could … [Read more...]


Pasta and Avocado Cilantro Lime Sauce with Chicken

Cilantro Lime sauce over pasta with chicken

Pasta is a go to for me. I am always trying new sauces to add great flavor to pasta, this was a winner with my family. I could eat pasta at every meal. Really I could, here is an example. A spaghetti Breakfast and Savory Spaghetti and Eggs then Pesto Pasta Salad for Lunch oh there are so many … [Read more...]


Cilantro Lime Sauce on Scallop Tacos

Cilatnro Lime Sauce @createdbydiane.jpg

Fish tacos are always a favorite around here, and I typically have LOTS of cilantro. I kinda love that stuff! I made this Cilantro Lime Sauce and enjoy it on so many things, like pasta, vegetables and well... TACOS any kind of tacos....Beef, Chicken, Fish, Shrimp, Scallop you name it this is a … [Read more...]