Recent Avocado Central

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Avocado Shrimp Spring Rolls

I’m having a major identity crisis because half of me wants it to be summer forever and the other half is majorly craving some fall baking. But seeing as how it’s approx 100 degrees outside, I’m sticking with some light and healthy meals like these Avocado Shrimp Spring Rolls!! Stuffed with all sorts of goodness …

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Carne Asada Nacho Fries

Nachos are 100% on brand for me. To say I’m obsessed would be an understatement and I’m always looking for fun ways to jazz them up… so I’m pumped to introduce you to Carne Asada Nacho Fries today! Imagine giant wedge potato fries topped with perfectly marinated and grilled carne asada, guacamole, pico de gallo, …

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Grilled Chicken and Tomato Avocado Salad from (@whatsgabycookin)

Grilled Chicken with Avocado Tomato Sala...

Grilled Chicken with Avocado Tomato Salad checks off all the boxes when it comes to a dinner party meal! It’s pretty, instagram friendly, delicious and most important EASY! Is it sad that I pick recipes for dinner parties based on that criteria? I’ve just come to terms with the fact that that’s the world we …

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Grilled Romaine Salad

Loaded salads have become a way of life for me the past few years!! This grilled romaine salad on the blog today is my ode to summer! It’s the perfect summer salad! The base is all sorts of grilled veggies like romaine, corn and asparagus… Next up, stone fruit, tomatoes and avocado! And to top it …

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Poblano Corn Quesadillas

Quesadillas are a staple in many households, but I’m taking things up a notch and adding a few of my summertime favorites to make Poblano Corn Quesadillas! As you all know, I’m an Arizona girl at heart, which means I grew up in the hometown of cheese crisps. Cheese and tortillas are a way of …

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Sweetpotato Quinoa Bowl

Southwestern Quinoa Bowl

Giant loaded bowls of super foods have become a specialty of mine – and this Southwestern Sweetpotato Quinoa Bowl totally fits the bill! Jam-packed with quinoa, feta, roasted California sweetpotatoes, kale, black beans, avocado and a cilantro vinaigrette make this the perfect lunch or dinner, or both! I’m all about keeping things easy this summer, …

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BBQ Nachos

What more could you ask for on the 4th of July than a giant platter of BBQ nachos?!? Nachos are the answer to most questions in life. They make the best breakfast, the best lunch and they certainly make the best dinner. Now imagine them for a meal in between one of those meals for …

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Easy Summer Power Salad from (@whatsgabycookin)

Summer Power Salad

Loaded Salads are my jam! They’ve been consistently making appearances here on WGC the last few years and this summer power salad is right up there with the rest of them. Loaded with everything you could ask for – and all of which I snagged from my favorite Santa Monica farmers market. It’s exactly what I …

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Tex Mex Hot Dogs

It’s hot dog season and this year I’m upping the ante with these Tex Mex Hot Dogs! Having a best friend who is a: passionate about hot dogs, b: has an epic outdoor kitchen, and c: will drop anything to eat delicious food with you, is basically my dream come true! So when I told …

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Toast (5 fancy ways) from (@whatsgabycookin)

Toast (5 ways)

TOAST! Oh goodness, let me count the ways! I’m obsessed with all kinds of toast. Whenever it’s a single ladies kinda night, and my husband is out on the town with his friends or out of town, I’m all about toast. I’d eat it every day if I could. I’m a gal of simple tastes …

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Guacamole Turkey Burgers loaded with Pepper Jack Cheese + Pico de Gallo from (@whatsgabycookin)

Guacamole Turkey Burger

Do you know the first thing I ever really mastered in the kitchen was a turkey burger? It’s true – and it was stuffed with cheese! My turkey burger skills have come a long way since then and these Guacamole Turkey Burgers with Pepper Jack Cheese are EVERYTHING! If you check out the June issue …

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Mexican Cobb Salad from (@whatsgabycookin)

Mexican Cobb Salad

My love for salads runs deep. So does my love for all things Mexican food. So it probably comes as no surprise that this Mexican Cobb Salad is near and dear to my heart! Loaded with shredded romaine lettuce, freshly grated cheese, black beans, corn, guacamole, pico and spicy shrimp – it’s one of those …

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