Product Review

hawaiian cheese ball {the big kahuna}

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This cheese ball is completely creamy, bacony, pineapply and delicious! If you don’t like coconut, you can coat it with chopped Macadamia nuts instead. It’s great either way! We enjoyed our cheese ball with Food Should Taste Good’s Sweet Potato Chips. They’re slightly sweet and are an awesome vehicle for scooping up the amazing cheese.…

no-bake strawberry lemonade oreo icebox cake

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I hadn’t made an icebox cake in awhile and I thought something strawberry lemonade would be just the thing to serve as the “grand finale” for our back yard BBQ this weekend. It was so ridiculously easy to prepare and SO delicious. If you can’t find the Lemon Cream Oreos, never fear, simply use the…

taco crunch wings

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Can you ever really have too many recipes for awesome chicken wings? I think not. Some of our other favorites include: Spicy Peanut Butter & Jelly Wings, Sticky Sweet Chinese Appetizer Wings, Saigon Chicken Wings + Sesame Wasabi Dipping Sauce, and Thai Honey Chile Drummies. They’re all good. Try not to lick your computer screen.…

creamy pineapple chicken tacos

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Yum! You are going to love this new taco recipe I created featuring fresh pineapple and pineapple cream cheese. Savory, sweet, creamy and delicious! for 6 creamy pineapple chicken tacos: 6 soft corn tortillas 1 and 1/2 cups warm, grilled chicken breast or thighs, shredded 6 to 8 Tablespoons pineapple cream cheese spread (I used…

patriotic salsa

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With Memorial Day weekend coming up I decided to create a recipe for healthy chips and salsa featuring Food Should Taste Good‘s blue corn chips. I made the salsa with red grape tomatoes and white navy beans for the whole red white and blue patriotic theme. It turned out so delicious, and so pretty too!…

skipjack tuna roll

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I was pretty excited when I was contacted by one of my favorite companies, Wild Planet, and asked to partner with them to create some new, fresh recipes using their amazing seafood. Their salmon, anchovies, sardines, and tuna are second to none in both flavor and quality. My first recipe features their delicious, Wild Skipjack…

guacamole corn chip salad

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Oh my gosh! We’ve been out and about enjoying our weekend. The weather is fantastic (finally!) and we’re soaking up every bit of sun we can get. We walked around a familiar zoo today, one I remember from childhood, and it was hot hot hot out there. It felt good to walk with the sun…

“pain is good” thousand island salad dressing

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We love Thousand Island dressing! This year when I made the dressing to go with our annual St. Patrick’s Day Reuben sandwiches, I decided to use this spicy relish instead of the usual sweet pepper relish. It’s made by a company called Original Juan, and it’s awesome. It’s creamy, spicy and the perfect accompaniment to…

mile high bbq chicken skillet nachos

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I am sooooo darn excited to be working with the awesome company Food Should Taste Good. One of their reps contacted me and asked if I would like to develop some unique recipes using their chips, to which I replied an enthusiastic “YES!” She also asked if I would provide a drink pairing for each…

salmon salad baguette melts

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Here’s an easy, high protein, delicious dinner idea. If you like tuna melts you’re going to LOVE salmon melts. I made ours on artisan bakery baguette, and sprinkled some capers over the top for a little extra fanciness. ~ preheat oven to 425 degrees F. ~ 1 medium “take and bake” baguette 15 oz. canned…