Inspired by countless restaurants, this version of Monterey Chicken can be grilled in no time with it’s two-ingredient marinade and super simple topping.  Per the name, combine melted Monterey pepper jack cheese and smokey bacon with honey-mustard chicken for the ultimate weeknight dinner.  Serve with a classic pico de gallo and a squeeze of lime. Dinner at home will feel like a night out!

Monterey Chicken

Inspired by countless restaurants, this version of Monterey Chicken can be grilled in no time with it’s two-ingredient marinade and super simple topping. Per the name, combine melted Monterey pepper jack cheese and smokey...

Mexican Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Learn the secret to making Mexican Rice at home that tastes even better than a restaurant! And it’s always perfect: Tender, delicious, never sticky. Whether you are making dinner for the family or feeding...

Whether you need a fresh lunch idea, a new favorite summer salad, or a tasty way to eat foods that make you feel great, this easy Apple Walnut Salad checks all the boxes. It's a perfect combination of crisp lettuce, sweet apples, crunchy walnuts, salty feta cheese, and a lightly sweetened Balsamic Vinaigrette. It has all the colors, flavors, and textures you crave!

Apple Walnut Salad

I teamed up with the California Walnuts to bring you this Apple Walnut Salad! I’ve been compensated for my time. All opinions are mine alone. Whether you need a fresh lunch idea, a new...

You don’t need a smokehouse and a gazillion hours to make your own award-winningly tender, fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth barbecue ribs. This recipe is what I make when I want the best, most phenomenal ribs at home. It frees me up to concentrate on planning the party and figuring out the side dishes, too.

Best Barbecue Ribs

You don’t need a smokehouse and a gazillion hours to make your own award-winningly tender, fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth barbecue ribs. While I completely respect the rib, as well as the many talented grill masters out...

Mushroom lovers rejoice! These vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms are loaded with marinated artichoke hearts, two cheeses, and scallions. Top them off with buttery breadcrumbs, then bake until golden brown and bubbly! Everything can be prepped and assembled the day before (in 30 minutes or less!).

Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms with Artichoke Hearts

Mushroom lovers rejoice! These vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms are loaded with marinated artichoke hearts, two cheeses, and scallions. Top them off with buttery breadcrumbs, then bake until golden brown and bubbly! Everything can be prepped...

You'll love this light and airy no-bake Lemon Cheesecake! No eggs, no whipped cream, no oven necessary. This recipe is just smooth, silky, light-as-air lemony goodness. Exactly what you remember from so many years ago.

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Sometimes I think there are basically two kinds of people in the world: chocolate people and fruit people. The fruit people might even be broken up into a couple more categories: lemon people and...

In the summer when fresh berries are bursting at the seams, there’s no better beverage than this recipe for iced tea berry sangria. Stunning as a signature cocktail for a romantic summer wedding, but just as wonderful as a pitcher shared with some close friends in the backyard. Hopefully, if you love iced tea as much as I do, you’ll be sipping this little berry beauty on the regular!

Iced Tea Berry Sangria

In the summer when fresh berries are bursting at the seams, there’s no better beverage than this recipe for iced tea berry sangria. Stunning as a signature cocktail for a romantic summer wedding, but...

Like many people, when bacon enters the picture, I usually go big or go home. This bacon cheeseburger is no different, because I pile bacon onto the patty, sneak it into the sauce, and even toast the bun with it. In this recipe, I go big and go home, because the absolute best bacon cheeseburger I've ever tasted is always the one I make myself.

Best Bacon Cheeseburger

Like many people, when bacon enters the picture, I usually go big or go home. This bacon cheeseburger is no different, because I pile bacon onto the patty, sneak it into the sauce, and...

Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

This Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe is healthy, packed with nutrition, and easy to make! Once you make your own dressing, you’ll never want to go back to the pre-made variety. This simple and elegant vinaigrette...

Agua de Horchata is the perfect receta ("recipe" in Spanish) to enjoy on a hot summer’s day! A classic beverage among numerous Latin American countries, agua de horchata is a summertime drink to enjoy with tacos, burritos, or both. Creamy, silky, luscious, sweet, this flavor can’t be beat!

Agua de Horchata (Rice Water)

Agua de Horchata is the perfect receta (“recipe” in Spanish) to enjoy on a hot summer’s day! A classic beverage among numerous Latin American countries, agua de horchata is a summertime drink to enjoy with...

Frog Eye Salad is a a sweet, pudding-based fruit salad that can be made with convenient ingredients or homemade whipping cream, we call it a salad just as an excuse to have two desserts! Sweet, chewy, and decadent, who knew Frogs' Eyes could taste so good!

Frog Eye Salad

Frog Eye Salad is a a sweet, pudding-based fruit salad that can be made with convenient ingredients or homemade whipping cream, we call it a salad just as an excuse to have two desserts!...

It's summer grilling season; if you follow your nose in Southern California, chances are you'll find delicious Carne Asada on the coals at every backyard party. Once it's marinated, this irresistible recipe cooks up faster than it takes to finish your first margarita. Make more than you think you need, because everyone loves carne asada with all the fixings. 

Carne Asada

It’s summer grilling season; if you follow your nose in Southern California, chances are you’ll find delicious Carne Asada on the coals at every backyard party. Once it’s marinated, this irresistible recipe cooks up...

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