Cherry Lime Smoothie

Totally Tangy Cherry Lime Smoothie @createdbydiane.jpg

It hasn't been cooling off at night at all... last week it did, to at least 75. Not now, it's like we are smack dab at the end of August already... 85 at night is still icky if you ask me. I want to open the windows and let the cool breeze blow in, but instead the air is cranking and I … [Read more...]


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...]


Coconut Lime Scones

Coconut-Lime Scone Recipe

                It's the middle of winter and I keep hearing about all the snow everyone is getting. So to bring you all some warm thoughts I made these tropical Scones. The warm breeze is blowing a Coconut-Lime aroma all over … [Read more...]


Avocado-Lime Cookies

Acocado-Lime Cookies

Avocado and lime is such a great flavor combination that I thought about what it would be like in a nice tea type of cookie. I searched and found a recipe that I like and adapted it, mainly because I'm impatient and didn't want to take the time to figure out the measurement conversions. I feel like … [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...]


Easy Black Bean Soup

  If you are looking for something that is super fast and delicious, look no further, this black bean soup is ready in no time.   It's no surprise I love soup! I recently made a wonderful Baked Potato Soup and I've blogged about Zucchini Soup even a Spicy Roasted Corn … [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...]