Creamy, sweet, and spicy. What's not to love? Especially when you add some salty tortilla chips. So much flavor! Spicy Pineapple Guacamole is a welcome addition to any summer party. I am obsessed with avocados. In my mind they are the perfect food. They have such an amazing creaminess, yet are supremely healthy. They seem almost too good ... keep reading!
Peach Bourbon Tres Leches Cake makes a wonderful make ahead dessert for a summer get together. It is cool and creamy and fabulously rich with a layer of sliced fresh peaches and a little bourbon to add another flavor dimension. Since this Tres Leches Cake has bourbon in it, it is best for an adult party. ... keep reading!
Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake just screams summer and is perfect for feeding a crowd. You can easily slice this cake into 25 pieces. It makes a wonderful dessert for a church potluck or picnic. I think the best thing about Chocolate Zucchini Cake is you don't taste the zucchini. I personally love zucchini, but not ... keep reading!
Key West Chicken Bites are perfect as a summer appetizer or light meal. Chunks of chicken breast are marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, honey, lime juice, and garlic, and then grilled until wonderfully charred. Serve them over rice for a light meal or with a bowl of Ranch or Honey Mustard Dip for a ... keep reading!
This sweet and salty Firecracker Popcorn is coated in white chocolate and sprinkled with star sprinkles and Pop Rocks to make fireworks in your mouth. It's a 4th of July treat people won't be able to stop talking about. I decided to make this patriotic popcorn after buying a ton of Pop Rocks to make Firecracker ... keep reading!
I made these refreshing Peach Bellinis using SPLENDA® Brand Sweeteners as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps Georgia may officially be known as The Peach State, but the real peach state in the southeast is South Carolina. South Carolina is second only to California in peach production and we have peach farms galore ... keep reading!
Firecracker Pretzel Rods make a fun 4th of July activity and treat for kids. Not only do they have a fun and festive look, they taste great too. The pretzel rods are dipped in melted white chocolate and then decorated with red and blue mini M&Ms, sprinkles, and Pop Rocks! As you eat them, the Pop ... keep reading!
I think I've developed an obsession for cool and creamy summer pies. First there was Lemon Icebox Pie, then Pink Lemonade Pie, followed by Millionaire Pie. This Cafe de Leche Pie is a fabulously delicious ice cream pie in a vanilla wafer/pecan crust flavored with a little cinnamon. Dulce de Leche ice cream (I used Hagen Daz) ... keep reading!
Carolina-Style Slaw Dogs are topped with mustard, homemade chili, and a cool and creamy coleslaw. This is probably the most popular way to top hot dogs in the Carolinas and it happens to be my favorite. I love the sweetness and crunch of the coleslaw in contrast to the slight spiciness of the chili and mustard These ... keep reading!