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These Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers could not be more perfect for your summer grilling. Packed with great flavor and stacked nice and tall, everyone loves them!
Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new Mexican-style recipes.  I’ve developed a giant cheeseburger that is so flavorful, it’s about to become your new favorite burger.  Love having Old El Paso taco seasoning on hand for simple weeknight dinners.  We use it in so many great recipes.

Isn’t grilling season the best?  So fun spending time outside, swimming and grilling with family and friends.  Even though it’s so warm in Arizona, we still take advantage of this great time of year!  Bring on the grilling recipes!

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Simple ingredients to get started!

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Add the taco seasoning to the ground beef.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

A nice pinch of salt and pepper too.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Form into four patties and place onto a hot grill.  Indoor or outdoor works just fine.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Cook for 4-5 minutes each side and flip.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

During the last two minutes of grilling, top with cheese.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Toast your buns 🙂

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Mix more taco seasoning with mayonnaise.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Spread onto cut side of buns.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Layer with lettuce leaf and burger.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Add tomato slices, cilantro leaves and bacon slices.

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Close with top lid and get ready to dig in!

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Definitely shareable 🙂  Enjoy!

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers

Taco Bacon CheeseburgersPrep time: 15 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 25 min

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 packets Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 large hamburger buns, split
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
  • 4 lettuce leaves, cut to fit bun
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 4 sprigs cilantro
  • 8 slices cooked and crisped bacon

Directions

  1. Preheat indoor or outdoor grill to medium high heat.
  2. Place ground beef into large mixing bowl. Add taco seasoning, salt and pepper to beef, stir to combine. Divide into 4 patties, pressing to form a tight round. Grease grill and grill burgers 4-6 minutes each side, until grilled to desired doneness. During last 2 minutes of grilling add a slice of cheese to melt. Remove from grill. Toast buns cut side down to toast lightly.
  3. Place mayonnaise and taco seasoning into a small bowl, stirring to combine. Spread mayonnaise onto cut sides of rolls and layer bottom roll with a lettuce leaf, a burger, 2 slices of tomatoes, cilantro leaves and bacon slices. Close with top roll and serve warm.

Makes 4 Servings

Disclaimer: This post is in partnership with Old El Paso. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.
Taco Bacon Cheeseburgers


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These Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits are perfect for afternoon snacks or even great on a brunch menu!
Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Similac Go & Grow Mix-Ins to bring you a new recipe packed with some extra nutrition.  I put together a yogurt parfait with some of my favorite flavors and ingredients that the kids love.  The chocolate and raspberries go so nicely together plus the granola layer adds a “pie” like crunch in every bite.

This is a great recipe to get the kids in kitchen to help.  The whole family will enjoy this recipe!

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to get started for your parfaits.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

We have been loving Similac Go & Grow Mix-Ins.  I’ve been adding the packets to so many different recipes for added nutrition for Pax.  Really convenient.

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Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Add your Go and Grow Mix-Ins to the yogurt.  Stir well.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Layer the yogurt to the bottom of your parfait glasses.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Granola up next.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Layer your raspberries over the granola.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Sprinkle some chocolate chips over the raspberries.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Top with another spoon of yogurt, granola, a raspberry and chocolate chips.  Perfect!

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Serve your parfaits chilled.  You can refrigerate up to an hour before serving.  Note that waiting to serve much longer than one hour, the granola gets soft.

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt ParfaitsPrep time: 15 min | Cook time: 0 min | Total time: 15 min

Ingredients

  • 3 cups vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 pouches Similac Go & Grow Mix-Ins
  • two packages (4 total bars) oat and honey crunchy granola bars, crushed
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries, washed and dried
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Place yogurt and Similac Go & Grow Mix-Ins into a mixing bowl, stirring until well combined. Spoon a layer of yogurt into the bottom of your parfait glasses. Spoon crushed granola over yogurt then top with a layer of raspberries and chocolate chips. Top with another smaller spoonful of yogurt, granola, a raspberry and chocolate chips. Served chilled. Refrigerate up to one hour before serving. Note that granola will get soft if refrigerated too long.

Makes 2 Servings

Disclaimer: This post is in partnership with Similac Go & Grow Mix-Ins. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.

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Toffee Chocolate Chip Krispie Treats

Toffee Chocolate Chip Krispie Treats

Jun 3, 2016 | Tags: , , ,


These Toffee Chocolate Chip Krispie Treats could not be more simple to prepare and great for any party or snack!

Always a pleasure partnering with Hershey’s to bring you a new recipe.   Love getting the kids in the kitchen with me, especially when school is out for summer.  We’re always creating something delicious together.  Simple treats like these are a great way to enjoy some time together in the kitchen!
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Banana Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

Banana Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

May 25, 2016 | Tags: , , , ,


This Banana Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie is just what you need to start your morning with a bang!

My boys love when we make smoothies in the morning before school.  It’s a pleasure partnering with Similac’s Go and Grow Mix-Ins today.  Love the added protein, fiber and minerals in each packet.  Such an easy way to boost our daily smoothies in the mornings.
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Enchilada Style Bean Burritos Supreme

Baked Enchilada Style Bean Burritos Supreme

May 23, 2016 | Tags: , , ,


My Baked Enchilada Style Bean Burritos Supreme make the perfect meal for feeding a big group! Flavorful and simple to prepare.

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new family friendly Mexican-style dinners.  My boys love when we have burritos for dinner so I knew it’d be fun to create an enchilada style burrito with some of our favorite ingredients. Just minutes to prepare and you’ll have an impressive dinner for your family and friends.
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Peanut Butter Layered Strawberry Shortcake

Peanut Butter Layered Strawberry Shortcake

May 18, 2016 | Tags: , ,


This Peanut Butter Layered Strawberry Shortcake could not be more gorgeous and the perfect cake for entertaining your guests!

With Memorial Day right around the corner, this beauty is the perfect cake to serve your guests for your upcoming gatherings.  With flavors that everyone loves, you can’t go wrong with this one!
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Spicy Apple BBQ Grilled Chicken and Potatoes

Spicy Apple BBQ Grilled Chicken and Potatoes

May 16, 2016 | Tags: , , ,


These Spicy Apple BBQ Grilled Chicken and Potatoes are the perfect simple weeknight summer dinner the whole family will enjoy.

It’s a pleasure partnering with KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce Mix and Dry Rub to bring you a simple recipe quick enough to whip up on busy weeknights.  I decided to make some BBQ grilled chicken with a little kick along with some pan fried BBQ red potatoes.  Wait until you try this recipe for dinner.  My boys really loved it.  I used my handy indoor skillet pan and prepared this dinner in under 30 minutes.

Hope you enjoy!
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Chocolate Covered Cookie Peanut Butter Milkshake

Chocolate Covered Cookie Peanut Butter Milkshake

May 13, 2016 | Tags: , , , ,

This Chocolate Covered Cookie Peanut Butter Milkshake is over the top and so fun to share with your favorite person!

What a pleasure partnering with Hershey’s  today to bring you a new recipe.  I thought what better way to use Hershey’s Simply 5 Syrup than inside a fun milkshake.  Hershey’s Simply 5 Syrup is a sweet and simple take on the Hershey’s classic, now made with five simple ingredients. It contains no fructose corn syrup or artificial colors and flavors.

Hershey’s brings back such great memories of my childhood.  Takes me back to movie nights with my family and friends while getting comfy on the couch with popcorn and ice cream.  I can vividly remember being in the kitchen giggling with my girlfriends drizzling Hershey’s syrup over our ice cream while talking about school, boys and our plans for the evening.
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