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Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken

Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken

Jun 25, 2014 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , ,

My Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken are cheesy, simple to prepare and are great for parties!

I am thrilled to share my quick fix Skillet Nachos with you today!  I’ve teamed up with Cholula to bring you this dish and can’t wait for you to try it!

With just a few ingredients, you’ll have restaurant style nachos on your table in no time.  Enjoy!

You’ll add a few shakes of Cholula’s Green Pepper hot sauce right to your salsa verde that gets mixed into the shredded chicken.  Adds the perfect spice.

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Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies

Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies

Jun 23, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: , , , ,

My 3 ingredient Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies could not be more delicious and simple to whip up! This batch makes 9 perfect cookies so you won’t have too many to resist, lol!

Sometime you just need a cookie that you can whip up in about 2 minutes.  Literally one bowl, 3 ingredients and these babies are in the oven.  Peanut buttery bites of cookie heaven.  I love that this recipe only makes 9 cookies.  Less to haunt you in the kitchen, haha!  Feel free to double the recipe as needed for more cookies!

Perfect cookie to bake with the kids this summer, they can do all of these steps no problem!

Enjoy!
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Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Jun 18, 2014 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored

My Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food!

It’s such a pleasure partnering with Foster Farms to bring you a new recipe and talk about the importance of family dinner time.  This has been so important to me and I am thrilled to share my thoughts with you!

Before I do, can we talk mac and cheese for a second?  I absolutely LOVE creating new mac and cheese recipes.  This one I have developed for you today uses Foster Farms cooked chicken breast along with roasted broccoli, asparagus, onions and bacon crumbles.  Does not get better than this.  So perfect for Sunday dinner when you’ve got lots of hungry … Continue Reading »

Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Jun 16, 2014 | Appetizers/Sides, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , ,

Treat yourself to my buttery crisp Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla this week.  You’ll be glad you did :)

Is there anything better than a hot off the skillet, flavor packed, cheesy and buttery crisp quesadilla?  I have fond memories as a kid enjoying my mom’s quesadillas and this recipe is one of my favorite ones yet! It’s always a pleasure teaming up with Land O’ Lakes to bring you a new buttery recipe.  This one does not disappoint and takes just minutes to prepare with some amazing ingredients.
Break out your favorite large skillet and let the deliciousness begin.
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Father's Day Recipes

Father’s Day Recipes

Jun 13, 2014 | Holiday | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Father’s Day Recipes to make any Dad smile!

Wow, did Father’s Day sneak up on anyone else this year?!  I looooove spoiling my dad and husband with some of my favorite recipes on their “day.”  I put together 10 of my favorite picks to make your Father’s Day special and absolutely delicious!

Have a wonderful Father’s Day weekend with your family!
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Double Chocolate M and M Cookies

Double Chocolate M and M Cookies Recipe

Jun 11, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: , ,


My Double Chocolate M and M Cookies Recipe are the perfect sweet treat for any occasion!

There’s nothing I love more than getting in the kitchen and baking up a new cookie.  One of the most popular recipes on Picky Palate is THESE, so I thought why not make a fabulous chocolate edition!
Fudgy, chocolatey and down right fantastic.  Get yourself in the kitchen and whip up a batch for yourself :)
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10 Great Summer Recipes

10 Great Summer Recipes to Keep The Kitchen Cool

Jun 9, 2014 | Dinner | Tags: , ,

Here are some of my favorite 10 Summer Recipes to Keep The Kitchen Cool!  No need to turn on the oven, yippee!

There’s nothing worse than having to heat up the oven in the hot summer months right?!  I know that’s true in Arizona.  We spend so much time swimming that I try to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible.  I’ve put together 10 of my favorite recipes that will keep you and your kitchen cool!
I’ve collected some of my favorite salads, sandwiches and even a panini that is prepared right on the stovetop.  No fuss, quick and simple to prepare recipes…. Continue Reading »

Butterscotch Oatmeal Brown Butter Cookie Bars

Butterscotch Oatmeal Brown Butter Cookie Bars

Jun 4, 2014 | Cookies, Desserts | Tags: , , ,


My Butterscotch Oatmeal Brown Butter Cookie Bars are the perfect sweet treat to enjoy for any occasion.

It’s always so much fun baking with my kids in the summer.  We are crazy busy with swim team, summer camps and running around, but there’s always time for cookies!
I developed these cookie bars last week after I purchased something similar at a restaurant called C3 Kitchen.  Really cute little cafe in Scottsdale.  They were delicious and I was bound and determined to make my very own.
I enjoyed our version even better.  They are great for bringing to your summer parties and they look great packaged up for friends.  No matter how you decide to serve them, they will be enjoyed for sure :)
Happy baking!
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Brown Butter Blueberry Banana Bread Muffins

Brown Butter Blueberry Banana Bread Muffins

Jun 2, 2014 | Breakfast/Brunch, Cakes and Cupcakes, Desserts | Tags: , , , ,


My Brown Butter Blueberry Banana Bread Muffins will brighten any morning!

I’ve always loved banana bread and blueberries combined in baked goods, but these muffins take them to a whole new level.  What is it with brown butter that makes everything so sinfully delicious?!  Yikes.  Beware, these are highly addictive….especially with the sweet drizzle.
You’ve been warned.  Enjoy!!
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