Strawberry-Mint Cucumber Avocado Salad

As my recent posts confirm, I have eaten way too many desserts lately. I mean, it is bathing suit season, I should probably skip the extra slice of cake :). Lucky for me, when it gets hot outside, I definitely crave salads and fresh fruit. So yesterday when trying to decide what to have for … Continue reading

Spicing It Up…Southwestern Bean Salad

Last week, I was going to make fajitas for the 2nd time in two weeks. In the hopes of keeping my dinner fellows happy, I decided to change things up and make something different. I found this delicious recipe for Southwestern Bean Salad. I made it to accompany a grilled onion and chicken stir-fry and … Continue reading

Perfect For Entertaining…Seven-Layer Dip

My friend Shari (who could technically be called my sister-in-law– my brother is married to her sister) is my biggest blog supporter. From the day I started the blog, she always reposts my links on her Facebook account, comments on my Instagram pictures and texts me to tell me how much she likes the recipes … Continue reading

Guiltless Fries…Crunchy Avocado Fries!

When I was younger, I used to cringe when I saw avocado anywhere near my plate, but as I grew older my tastes have changed. My love for avocado started in college. Suddenly, I felt like avocado should go on everything: Avocado with grilled cheese? Sure! Avocado in my quesadillas? Obviously!  Avocado with melted Münster … Continue reading