Green Chicken Chile Dip

Green Chicken Chile Dip from @createdbydiane

Sometimes dip is more than just dip. This is one of those times. This dip is delicious and filling. Can't most dips say that? I don't think so. I can usually eat a bag of chips along with dip and still be hungry for a full meal, please don't judge. Please don't tell me I'm the only one. … [Read more...]


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...]


Mexican French Bread Pizza

Mexican french Bread Pizza from @createdbydiane.jpg

French Bread Pizza gets an updated twist. Crusty French Bread gets slathered with refried beans and topped with some taco favorites. A great appetizer, snack or main dish everyone will be asking you to make more of these. Perfect for parties and get togethers. They can be assembled ahead of time … [Read more...]


Grilled Apple Cinnamon A la Mode Tacos

Grilled Apple Cinnamon A la Mode Tacos @createdbydiane

Tacos have sure come a long way since I was a kid, pretty much then... living on the East Coast, it was ground beef tacos when anyone mentioned a taco. There were no taco shops, you couldn't buy a taco anywhere I was aware of... Now living in Southern California, there are taco shops … [Read more...]


Tropical Avocado Smoothie

tropical avocado smoothie @createdbydiane

A fruit smoothies like no other. Really there is avocado, pineapple and coconut in this delicious smoothie. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or to whip up and enjoy anytime. I love pineapple and coconut together, it's such a wonderful taste. I've made Grilled Cake and Pineapple that is a … [Read more...]


Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

I have always loved corn on the cob. When I was a kid we had a large garden and corn was one of the best parts. I still love it and find it irresistable when I see it roasted at boardwalks and fairs. Something so simple and it tastes so great. For this recipe I cut the corn off the cob and roast it … [Read more...]


Frozen Strawberry Margarita Pie

Frozen Margarita Pie Recipe with Tequilla

Strawberry Margaritas are my moms favorite and I just knew I had to make a pie for her to enjoy on Mother's Day. Combining the flavor of a frozen strawberry Margarita into a pie only left me with one dilemma....what type of crust to make for it. I like my margaritas with a salted rim and so does … [Read more...]


Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcake Recipe with Margarita Frosting with tequila delicious!

I love margaritas, especially the salt! I'm sure I've mentioned I love salty treats, margaritas are no different. Even if they are fruit margaritas I still prefer them salted. I recently had a melon margarita with a salted rim.....YUM! I've made margarita cupcakes a few times and even blogged … [Read more...]