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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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Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Happy 1st day of Spring!! I’ve been waiting for the official start of spring for MONTHS and I’m welcoming it with open arms and this Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Salad !! I’ve never been one to wait for permission, but now that it’s officially spring, I’m planning on doing some backyard / picnic / outside / …

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Chipotle Salmon Tacos

If instagram is an extension of my real life, than I think it’s pretty obvious that I’m having a moment with tacos and crudité. Separately, because together that would be weird! I’m leaving the crudité for a later date and kicking off this week with Chipotle Salmon Tacos. A few weekends back we headed up …

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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 …

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Taco Salad

What on EARTH could be better than a perfectly crafted taco salad topped with fried tortilla strips? Nothing. Did you guys take your lunch to school or buy it there? 95% of my life I took my lunch to school. Mama D would pack it every morning and off I went. The 5% of the …

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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 …

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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 …

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