Tomato & Avocado Salad

Happy 4th of July! Now that it is July, it is officially summer!  This is the best time of year for fresh produce and right now tomatoes are really coming into season.  I picked a ton of them from the garden this this weekend and now I am looking for some fun ways to use […]

Tomato, Avocado and Bacon Salad #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Today for #SundaySupper we are sharing with you recipes that are 5 ingredients or less, not including salt, pepper, oil or water.  You have to love simple recipes that do not contain a lot of ingredients.  Last weekend as you may have heard I went shopping at the Berkeley Bowl with my #SundaySupper […]

Kicked Up Guacamole #createwithcrisp

Hi Everyone, I can not believe tomorrow is Christmas Eve!  I still haven’t finished my shopping.  I’m thinking it’s time to stock up on gift certificates.  How in the world has time gone so fast?  Everyone I know cannot believe how quickly Christmas snuck up on us this year.  Well today I am here to […]

Chopped Chicken Garden Salad w/ Spicy Avocado Dressing #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

Hi Everyone, Today I am so excited to be posting my first #WeekdaySupper recipe, which is also hosted by American Family Insurance.  As you know I am part of the #SundaySupper team, but what you may not know is that they also post recipes throughout the week.  I never contributed until now, but I am […]

BBQ Chicken Salad w/ BBQ Ranch Dressing

Hi Everyone, Today I am re-making, re-improving one of my all time favorite salads, the Barbecue Chicken Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing.  I swear this is one salad that I could eat everyday!!  Psst…  I ate it for dinner, lunch then dinner again.  he he This salad has it all, chicken, black beans, corn, avocado, […]

Chicken and Bacon Chopped Salad

Hi Everyone! I am writing this post in advance, but I want to tell you, WOW, we have a wicked fire on Mt. Diablo which is about 30 miles from my house.  The sky is red, and full of smoke.  Even being 30 miles away, we have ashes in our yard.  I feel so bad […]

Grilled Mexican Corn and Avocado Salad

Hi Everyone, Oh boy, I have to give you my apologies.  On Sunday my computer crashed.  It crashed so bad that it wouldn’t even turn on.  I was in the middle of creating a recipe, went to the kitchen to finish the recipe and when I came back, my computer was off.  Nothing would make […]

Avocado Chocolate Balls

Hey Hey Hey, Were rockin balls over here.  Ok, I really don’t know what that means, but it was fun to say.  Today I have another no bake, raw cookie dough ball recipe for you, using one of my favorite fruits, avocado.  I have an abundance of avocados in my house and me being the […]

Soycutash Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing with you a simple side dish that is perfect for summer picnics, or those week nights when you don’t feel like making much!  This side dish is also very versatile too.  You can eat it plain, like we did or top it on salads, heat up and put in […]

Lightened Up Guacamole

Hi Everyone, One thing I have fallen in love with this past year is avocados.  I love them!  I put them on everything!  But, the one thing I don’t care for is the calories they have.  I can so easily eat a half an avocado, but it’s like a bazillion calories, so I have to […]