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Smoky Wedge Fries

Smoky Wedge Fries with a Spiced Ketchup are on the menu today and I’m not complaining one bit! Thomas and I easily go through a bottle of Crushed Red Pepper flakes on a bi-monthly basis. We like spicy food, and it goes on literally everything! Being one to never shy away from a challenge, when …

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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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Chicken Posole

There’s a lot going on today! LOTS! First, there’s Chicken Posole, which is the only version of chicken soup that hits the spot in our house. It’s a simple shredded chicken that’s cooked in a spiced broth and then topped with all my favorite toppings… avocado + cheese, duh! It’s the inaugural post of my …

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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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Greek Chicken and Potatoes

Greek Chicken and Potatoes is one of those comforting one-skillet meals that takes care of business on gloomy winter days. After spending the weekend in sunny Santa Barbara (and consuming more than my fair share of fish tacos) we came home yesterday to a serious torrential downpour. It was insane. So crazy that I had donned …

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Ginger Scallion Chicken Wraps

Sometimes you just need a quick and easy weeknight meal and these Ginger Scallion Chicken Wraps are exactly that! This past weekend was intense!! The best kind of intense, but crazy none the less. Friday I prepped for a HUGE party I was catering. Saturday I cooked ALL.DAY.LONG and then put together an epic spread …

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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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Kitchen Sink Quinoa Salad

I’m declaring this year the year of the loaded salad. And this Everything but the Kitchen Sink Quinoa Salad is keeping this years tradition alive! Like I said yesterday, Tzatziki is one of those condiments that I keep on hand at all times. It’s absolute perfection on top of this show stopper of a salad! So …

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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

Hands down this Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili is the best vegetarian chili I’ve ever eaten! I’m convinced that there is something wrong with my husband. He doesn’t like chili? What? Who is he? How are we married? I’m so confused right now. Something is clearly wrong – but I’ll survive because that means more chili for …

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