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Guacamole Steak Salad

It’s been a while since I’ve satisfied my guacamole cravings here on WGC! But that all changes today with a majorly loaded Guacamole Steak Salad! Considering the fact that I wrote an entire cookbook on avocados, eat guacamole at least 3-4 times weekly, and live in California which is known for avocados, I’m always on the   …Continue Reading

Guacamole Salsa

What do you get when you combine 2 of my favorite foods in the entire world? It’s Guacamole Salsa, or Guacalsa, or Salsamole. Whatever it is, it’s freaking delicious! And what makes it even better are these McCormick Spice dusted freshly fried tortilla chips that are guaranteed to blow all other chips out of the   …Continue Reading

Best Guacamole Recipe

Leave it to me to write an entire cookbook on avocados (one that includes an entire chapter on guacamole) and then continue to dream up guac recipes 1 year later But I’m not complaining, because it lead me to the best guacamole recipe ever. Kid you not, it’s my favorite!!! Here’s the secret. A mix   …Continue Reading

Domestic Partners // Guacamole, Game Day, & Gluttony

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! I know some of you are football obsessed, others are just in it for the food! Today on Domestic Partners we’re dishing all things needed to make a killer Super Bowl Party plus brushing up on some football moves!

Bacon Cotija Guacamole

Let’s talk about bacon. Bacon Cotija Guacamole to be exact! It’s the only guacamole that will warm ya right up on these chilly winter days. Because there’s warm bacon in it, and cheese… naturally! Today’s a bit of surprise! A whole slew of fab food bloggers wanted to surprise Bev and throw her a virtual   …Continue Reading

All American Guacamole

A few weeks back I partnered up with California Avocado Commission to make some All American Guacamole. It’s something that we both do quite well, and this guacamole is no exception! With my guacamole grilled cheese on Monday, it makes sense that we just keep on trend and keep going. Plus, I’m cooking up a   …Continue Reading

Guacamole Grilled Cheese

Guacamole stuffed between 2 buttered pieces of bread and obscene amounts of colby jack cheese and then grilled for a few hot seconds on each until the cheese is melted and gooey is my idea of heaven. Guacamole Grilled Cheese is also my ideal hangover breakfast. This weekend was a total whirlwind for me. I picked   …Continue Reading

Spicy Cheesy Guacamole

  Just because I wrote a cookbook all about avocados doesn’t mean that I don’t have a ton of other avocado recipes up my sleeve! Ya, it’s true. I’ve still got a boat load of recipes featuring my all time favorite food and today is one of those recipes! Spicy Cheesy Guacamole. The recipe. The   …Continue Reading

Guacamole Cheese Toast

I can’t remember if we’ve already talked about real life, so it’s happening again. I mean I know you guys know about real life, but can we talk about what happens on days when someone (me) can’t be bothered to make pretty food that takes longer than 4 minutes. Occasionally I just need an insanely   …Continue Reading

Cheesy Guacamole

 Do you ever go out to eat with someone, order an appetizer and then secretly wish the person you were eating with would disappear so you could eat the entire thing yourself and not have to share it and no one would judge? No? Oh. Weird. Me neither. Whaaaat? No but really, that happens to   …Continue Reading

Cheddar Jalapeno Chicken Burgers with Guacamole

I’m obsessed with these burgers. I mean why wouldn’t I be? They are decked out with sour cream, GUACAMOLE and salsa. Shouldn’t all burgers be dressed like this? I think so. Toppings make the burger. Don’t you think? Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in a burger and topping rut. Lots of times I just   …Continue Reading

Christmas Guacamole

I mean is it really Christmas time without guacamole? What kind of avocado + guacamole fanatic would I be if I didn’t make a Christmas themed guacamole. It’s 100% acceptable and it’s green and red so it’s totes festive. I’m kinda obsessed. Speaking of festive….I’m heading off to NYC today for work for the rest   …Continue Reading

Guacamole Chorizo Sausage Dogs

I mean, let’s get right down to business here. It’s Friday, which means there are less than 12 hours until the work day is over and it’s time to par-tay for the weekend. And weekends are taken to a whole new level now that it’s officially summer time! Summer is all about the BBQ. And   …Continue Reading

Carnitas and Chipotle Guacamole Pizza

Raise your hand if you like carnitas!! Keep it up if you like guacamole And if you like pizza? Okay. Basically we are new-found best friends and you should totally come over for dinner this weekend. Carnitas and Guacamole Pizza is a game changer. It’s true. You’ll be begging for more of this cheesy and   …Continue Reading

Spicy Queso Fresco Guacamole

In just under 24 hours I will be celebrating my all time favorite holiday of the entire year. Yup, Cinco de Mayo. I even like it more than my birthday, and that is saying a lot. Because I really like my birthday. But Cinco is the only day of the entire year that I’m allowed   …Continue Reading

Guacamole Loaded Nachos

Let’s talk nachos. I’d like to call myself somewhat of a nacho connoisseur. You see nachos were kinda a big deal to me in high school. I had some mean nacho making skills. My friends and I would come home after school and grab a bag of tortilla strips, a hunk of colby jack cheese   …Continue Reading

Grilled Guacamole

Grilled Guacmole? Ummmm. Heck yes!! I made this recently for Tasty Kitchen and it was gooooood. You need to make it. Immediately. It’s life changing. And then throw some rice chips with it and call it a meal… And… wanna hear something really exciting. We’re totally having a guacamole bar at our wedding this summer.   …Continue Reading

Christmas Guacamole

No matter what the occasion, the answer is always guacamole. And seriously people, what’s a Christmas party without a little guacamole? I mean, I live in LA, so I’ve gotta take advantage of the year round avocados that are available to me! So let’s just talk about holiday parties here for a second. I’ve been   …Continue Reading

Cajun Shrimp Guacamole

After a wonderful week in New Orleans, I thought it was only appropriate that I come home and make a NOLA inspired Guacamole. It only made sense to combine what New Orleans is famous for – it’s amazing seafood and spice mixtures with one of my absolute favorites – guacamole. I used a Creole spice   …Continue Reading

Spicy Guacamole Burger

Did you know that it was Burger Month? Well, if you didn’t, now you do! So in honor of national burger month – I’m celebrating with a big fat juicy spicy guacamole burger. I mean really, did we expect anything less? Now there are some guidelines that I always abide by when making my burgers.   …Continue Reading

Cumin and Charred Corn Guacamole

Feel free to call me a Guacaholic. I won’t be offended because it’s absolutely true. As summer is fast approaching, I am ready to fire up my BBQ and get my grill on. It’s all about throwing everything on the grill in the summer months. Not only does grilling add an extra element to your   …Continue Reading

Chipotle Guacamole

Let’s me just rock your world for a quick second right here. Chipotle Guacamole. o.m.g. It’s a creamy and smoky and I’m pretty sure I can no longer live without. I’ve been on a bit of an avocado rampage recently. You see I just never remember how many avocados I have sitting at home, and   …Continue Reading

Goat Cheese Guacamole

A very exciting thing happened to me this past week at the farmers market. I was casually strolling along on my way to the “avocado man” ready to go pick up my weekly 10 avocados, and when I got there he surprised me with the Bacon avocado!!! I’ve been bugging him for weeks now, asking   …Continue Reading

Irish Nachos with Guacamole

I am fairly confident that you all know my obsession with guacamole by this point in time. I could, and would, eat it everyday for every meal and I am certain that I would never tire of this. I am always on the lookout for new ideas that involved my beloved guacamole and this past   …Continue Reading

Good Bite Guacamole!

Check out my latest Good Bite video on none other than my favorite food in the whole wide world…. GUACAMOLE!!!!  

Shimp, Mango and Traditional Trio of Guacamole

Hi. My name is Gaby and I am addicted to Guacamole. Yup. It’s true. I live off of guacamole. I eat it at least 7 times a week and its pretty much the only thing I crave on a regular basis. I think I should be a walking ad for avocados, but I probably consume   …Continue Reading

The Best Guacamole

Guacamole is my all time favorite food in the whole wide world. It is very rare that I come across a guacamole that I don’t like. A few weeks ago I tried some homemade guacamole at a party and it was delicious. After hunting down the person who made this to get the recipe, I   …Continue Reading


When it comes to veggie loaded side dishes, Calabacitas are all time my favorite. Loaded with onions, peppers, zucchini, corn and tomatoes and then covered in melted cheese, it’s the definition of a comforting side dish that’s still most healthy! Unless your name is Gaby and you pick all the cheese off the top and eat   …Continue Reading

Pico de Gallo

Being an Arizona girl means many things. 1- I’m always down for a margarita. 2 – anything below 80 degrees is considered cold. 3 – Pico de Gallo is a way of life. I take my salsa very seriously. Similar to this restaurant style Chipotle Salsa, it needs to be fresh, perfectly spicy and topped with a splash of lime   …Continue Reading

Poblano Chicken Enchiladas

Between my Arizona roots and working as a private chef for various clients who loved tex-mex, I’d say I’m somewhat of a enchilada connoisseur! And these Poblano Chicken Enchiladas are top notch! Here’s the thing about Enchiladas.. they absolutely, positively, 100% cannot be dry. They need plenty of enchilada sauce and copious amounts of cheese. Add to   …Continue Reading

Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad

I’m fully willing to admit that I ate my weight in chips + guacamole yesterday! No shame. But to make up for it, I’m keeping things light with this Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad! I’m not quite sure you could call my current situation winter (as it’s 65 degrees and sunny here in LA) but this   …Continue Reading

24 Game Day Recipes

Wings. Dips. Salsa. Carbs. Pulled Pork. Basically everything you could POSSIBLY need for game day sustenance is right up! 24 Game Day recipes that will make your Super Bowl party the best place to be! Fried Chicken Wings Parmesan Pretzel Knots Spinach Bacon Artichoke Dip Carnitas Tacos Black Bean Sweet Potato + Quinoa Chili Smoky   …Continue Reading

Carnitas Tacos

Life without guacamole just isn’t worth living!! Which is why I’m always on the prowl for fun ways to incorporate one of my favorite condiments! And today it’s all about these Carnitas Tacos topped with guac! I can’t even remember the first time I made carnitas? It had to be years ago when I was   …Continue Reading

Southwestern Brown Rice Bowl

In my opinion, life without guacamole isn’t worth living. It’s quite possibly the worlds best topping and today it’s front and center on this Southwestern Brown Rice Bowl. But it’s actually not ALL about the guacamole. The secret ingredient in this brown rice bowl is the most insanely delicious green rice you’ll ever make in your   …Continue Reading

Insta-Trip: Belem, Brazil

I’m excited to be kicking off a new feature here on What’s Gaby Cooking called insta-trip!! My instagram obsession is equal to that of my guacamole obsession so it’s only fitting that it has a place to live on the site! Here’s the deal – sometimes when you’re visiting a new country, market or restaurant   …Continue Reading

Top 10 Recipes from 2014 + Hugs and Kisses

I can’t believe we’re getting ready to say goodbye to 2014. This year has flown by and I feel so incredibly lucky and pumped that I get to spend it with all of you!! These past 12 months have been filled with a few hundred new recipes from my kitchen, some  inspiring trips that allow   …Continue Reading

New Years Eve Menu

2015 is almost upon us and we need an epic New Years Eve menu!! But first… after 28 years of life I’ve come to a conclusion…. Going out on New Years Eve is MAJORLY overrated. It’s all about hosting a little (or big) soiree at home and throwing a kick ass bash. And I’ve rounded up a   …Continue Reading

Gaby’s Guide to San Diego

Is it criminal that I only live a few hours away from San Diego yet I almost never find myself there? I think so! Luckily I’ve now remedied that and have vowed to return so I can continue my fish taco hunt in the very near future (more on that in a bit!) These past few   …Continue Reading

Smoky Chipotle Chicken Chili

What do you make for a hungry crowd of people before the biggest meal of the year? Smoky Chipotle Chicken Chili… obviously!! It’s the perfect one pot wonder that feeds a ton of people. Plus it’s even better for leftovers as the flavors continue to develop! It’s one of those recipes that I make once a   …Continue Reading

Dip Party 101

So here’s the thing… What’s Gaby Cooking is mostly sunshine, flip flops, guacamole, a dose of silliness and epic spreads like this Dip Party. It’s exactly who I am as a person but there’a also another part to me that cares about so much more than what we make in the kitchen. Yesterday I spent   …Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

You guys asked for it… more slow cooker recipes! It’s all about these Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos today. Easy to make and even easier to eat, these are the perfect dinner for any night of the week Remember my go-to Mexican chicken recipe that I’m obsessed with? It’s made an appearance on here multiple times,   …Continue Reading

Roasted Potato Fries with Avocado Aioli

Given the opportunity to combine two of my favorite foods, it’s hard to say no. Potatoes and avocados are epic for many reasons… one of which being that they are both extremely versatile. From mashed potatoes to fries and guacamole to a sauce, it’s hard to go wrong. And these Roasted Potato Fries with Avocado   …Continue Reading

Homemade Pizza Dough

I’d like to think of myself as somewhat of a pizza connoisseur! Between my best friends having their own pizza oven, constantly being on a mission to find the best pizza on my travels, and having a weekly pizza night at home, I think I know my way around a pizza! And thanks to Matt   …Continue Reading

Nacho Bar

Major things are happening today. And it all revolves around Nachos. That’s right… Nacho Bars and Nacho Parties. Bring it on! I’ve been in NYC for the last week and while everyone here is still buzzing about Fashion Week and talking about upcoming trends and all that jazz… I’m 100% convinced that Nacho Bars are   …Continue Reading

Slow Roasted Pork Carnitas

It’s hard to believe I went until 22 without carnitas. They are now one of our favorite little indulgences and it’s one of those recipes that you can make and then use for multiple nights for multiple dishes!! Who’s gonna say no to that? The pork shoulder gently cooks for 3 hours and when it’s   …Continue Reading

Gaby’s Guide to Napa

Napa Valley is one of my favorite places in California. It has a little something for everyone… especially if you like food and wine! It’s one of the ultimate destinations for basically all of my favorite things and I’m taking you on Gaby’s guide to Napa Valley today! Where to Stay: • Andaz Napa –   …Continue Reading

Avocado Cilantro Hummus

As we continue our love affair with Avocados we’re diving head first into this Avocado Cilantro Hummus plus bringing you a 101 post on how to make the most delicious vegetarian wraps! Ready… bring it! On my quest to make your life easier, and to easy everyone into the back to school swing, I’ve got   …Continue Reading

Peruvian Avocado Tostada

Let’s just pretend that you’re given a private plane to go anywhere in the world to go on a food adventure… where would you go? For me… it’s an easy answer…. PERU! I’ve been eyeing Peru for years now and I can’t wait to get down there and experience all the amazing food culture. But,   …Continue Reading

Green Monster Salad

The amount of avocados I’ve consumed in the last few years would probably boggle your mind. In fact, I honestly can’t remember a day that’s gone by without some for of avocado. Whether it’s avocado toast for breakfast, guacamole burrito bowls for dinner or this Green Monster Salad for any time of the day! Regardless   …Continue Reading

Southwestern Flatbread

Suns out, funs out! It’s been gorgeous here in LA the past week, which makes me want to be poolside all day long. It also makes me want to stay as far away from the oven as possible. I’m all about no-cook meals at the moment and this Southwestern Flatbread is the perfect way to   …Continue Reading