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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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Mexican Shrimp Skewers

Mexican Shrimp Skewers

Big things are happening tomorrow and they involve chips, guacamole, margaritas and most importantly these Mexican Shrimp Skewers with Corn Salsa! After this past weekend I’m ready for summer. I’ve forgotten all about spring and I’m heading straight into grilling season. Someone pour me a margarita and I’ll man the grill. These Mexican Shrimp Skewers …

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Poblano Chicken Fajita Taco Boats from (@whatsgabycook)

Poblano Chicken Fajita Taco Boats

Is it too early to start gearing up for Cinco de Mayo!? I hope not – because these Poblano Chicken Fajita Taco Boats are pretty much my new favorite dinner and I’m ready for a margarita! Growing up in Arizona meant that fajitas were on every menu no matter where we were! There’s nothing quite …

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Layered Corn Guacamole from Outdoor Movie Night

Layered Corn Guacamole

Layered Corn Guacamole is an essential part of Outdoor Movie Night! It’s layers of guacamole, pico de gallo and corn with a squeeze of lime juice on top!! Serve it up with freshly fried tortilla chips and call it a day. They make for the perfect appetizer for any outdoor entertaining moment because you can grab …

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Chicken Tinga Tacos

I dare you not to say Chicken Tinga Tacos over and over and over again. Doesn’t it make you giggle? Our second installment of #WaysToWow with Fancy Feast is all about these Chicken Tinga Tacos. It’s my go-to meal these days for girls night in! Give me this, a pitcher of margaritas, some quality time with …

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California Cobb Salad

Here’s the thing about being a California girl. It means having access to some of the most incredible produce on earth so I can whip up gorgeous dishes like this California Cobb Salad! If you’re a long time reader of WGC, you know that California Sweetpotatoes are my jam. They are constantly stocked in my …

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