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Sweetpotato Nachos

While you won’t find any kitchy halloween food here – these Sweetpotato Nachos are 100 times better! You guys, I’m sorry. I can’t get behind the halloween themed cupcakes or the fake eyeballs in sangria. It’s just not my jam… but what I absolutely CAN get behind are these Sweetpotato Nachos made with California Sweetpotatoes …

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Carnitas Taco Boats

It’s been one of those weeks where you just crave a little comfort food – and today that mean a carnitas taco… or twelve!! Specifically carnitas stuffed in a taco boat and filled with a spicy corn salsa, guacamole, crema and salsa. Anytime I need a little comfort food in my life, I turn to …

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers from (@whatsgabycookin)

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

You know when you don’t intentionally do something but then it works out perfectly? That’s exactly what happened with these Quinoa Stuffed Peppers because Meatless Monday!! Duh! Post Peru trip I’ve OBSESSING over these ricotto relleno peppers that we had at the Inkaterra property in Cusco and I haven’t been able to get them out …

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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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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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