Monday, May 23, 2016

May Quick Family Favorite Recipes

I did a lot more cooking this month than the past few months.  Hooray!  I'm excited to share some easy dinner ideas with you that are all family favorites at my house.  I don't have hours to spend on meals (who does??) so here are some quick recipes that are crowd pleasers.  I tried hard to make colorful, quick and easy meals.  Here are the best meals of the month.

AVOCADOS
I picked up a bag of avocados at Sams and enjoyed several yummy meals with them.

Avocado Hash makes the perfect breakfast or lunch.
I add turkey sausage, chopped onion, avocado, sharp cheddar and one fried egg.
It keeps me full and is super easy to throw together.
Avocado taco salad - I added sweet peppers and taco seasoning to ground beef.  Loaded up the salsa, veggies and cheese and just had a few chips on the side.

Nachos for Cinco de Mayo

Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels
A family favorite recipe that we eat regularly and dip in marinara sauce.

I tried a new salsa recipe:
Fresh Avocado Salsa
It's delicious with chips, served as a side with tacos or eaten on top of a salad.


Favorite Desserts of the month:
Butterfinger Blizzards
vanilla bean ice cream
splash of milk
chopped butterfingers
Strawberries & cool whip

Monster Cookies
Another staple recipe at our house


Linking up with two of my favorite cooking ladies today:

Whitney @ Come Home for Comfort
Quick Family Favorites Menu Monday

and Katie @ Cup of Tea
Quick Family Dinner Favorites Menu Monday

Head over to their blogs to see what delicious meals they are sharing as
Quick Family Favorites

We've also started a Pinterest Board called
New Recipes We've Tried and Loved!
Be sure to check it out and get some great ideas for meals at your house.


8 comments:

  1. Avocado recipes speak to my heart - love avocados! That fresh avocado salsa looks perfect for our Saturday night movie evenings. I could probably just eat it by the spoon :)

    Katie @ Cup of Tea

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  2. Ok, all of these looks SO good! And those pizza pinwheel thingies! Yum!!!

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  3. Yummmmm! This all looks so good!

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  4. Everything looks delicious! I seriously need to try your monster cookies, they look so good!

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  5. YUM. I said the same thing on Katie's post, but I could eat at your house every night and I'd be a happy camper! :) I need to make those pizza pinwheels again - the last time I made them, they were a hit with Paul.

    Whitney @ Come Home For Comfort

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  6. I could eat avocado every single day and I think I would be a happier person for it, lol. Everything you shared looks so amazing.

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  7. Minus the desserts, if I skip the cheese I can have all of these! That hash sounds perfect for breakfast!!

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  8. I've added the pinwheels to next month's menu. I try to do 2 things a week that are brand new. Thanks to you and the other ladies, I'm getting awesome ideas to make dinner fun again.

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