Pistachio Avocado Quick Bread and a Giveaway!

Pistachio Avocado Quick Bread from dineanddish.net

Diamond Pistachio Nuts and Avocados come together for a tender and flavorful quick bread. The other day I was feeling a bit full of myself, bragging about my love of baking and how even the summer heat doesn’t keep me from turning on the oven. Then, I went into my kitchen and whipped up a loaf…

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Recipe: Bacon and California Avocado Fries

Flavorful Bacon California Avocado Fries by www.dineanddish.net

Bacon and California Avocado Fries are a flavorful snack or appetizer when you are looking for something just a little bit different! We are almost a week into summer break and my kids are already expecting me to feed them 3 meals a day, plus snacks. What’s up with kids thinking they need to be…

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2014 Summer of Fun Bucket List

Dine and Dish 2014 Summer of Fun Bucket List Summer activities for kids

Hi friends! Sorry for the silence around here lately. My parents have been visiting and we have been busy wrapping up the last few weeks of school! Today is the first day of our summer vacation, which happens to be my most favorite time of the year! We’ve had an awesome first day…if today is…

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Sharing Mother’s Day {Recipe: Double Chocolate French Toast}

Double Chocolate French Toast from dineanddish.net

A very special Mother’s Day breakfast…Double Chocolate French Toast made with King’s Hawaiian Bread. This year, Mother’s Day is extra special for me because I get to share it with Leah! Yes, friends, Leah’s birthday is on Sunday and my baby… whom I’m sure I just brought home from the hospital yesterday…is turning 5! How this…

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California Avocado Walking Tacos

California Avocado Walking Tacos www.dineanddish.net

This recipe for Walking Tacos was created using fresh California Avocados.  Cinco de Mayo is coming up, which happens to be my favorite food holiday of the year. I know that Cinco de Mayo has way more significance than just the food, but you have to admit…it’s hard to find a holiday to celebrate with…

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Rustic Italian Spongecake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

Rustic Italian Sponge Cake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

A light and airy Italian Spongecake filled with a Creamy Cheesecake Filling, created in partnership with PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. Not only are we celebrating Easter this weekend, we are celebrating Nick’s grandmas 90th birthday!! I’m so excited to get together with his family, including all his aunts, uncles and cousins (and they are Irish Catholic,…

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Church Classic {Recipe: Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake}

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake from www.dineanddish.net

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake is a twist on a classic church potluck recipe, topped with a creamy vanilla frosting and chopped Diamond walnuts. I don’t want to be disrespectful, but the desserts that the church ladies provide for funerals are the best! There is nothing like a table full of a variety of desserts, all…

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Roasted Veggie Pizza for #PizzaWeek

Oven Roasted Veggie Pizza on dineanddish.net #pizzaweek

If you like vegetable pizza than you will love this oven roasted veggie pizza, the recipe I’m sharing today for a blogging collaboration called #PizzaWeek.  I like vegetables, a lot. I always have. In fact, growing up when I got to choose my birthday dinner the main thing I would ask for was lima beans….

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The Happiness Report #27

The Happiness Report Number 27 dineanddish.net

Friends, do you see those beautiful SPRING like flowers up there? I have a couple growing in my yard right now, but that particular vase of daffodils is a gift from my friend Jenny who got them at Trader Joe’s. I absolutely love the flowers (and the price for flowers) at Trader Joe’s. It’s only…

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Date Night, Grown Up Shrimp and #ApothicWhite

A simple and flavorful Lemon Kale Baked Shrimp from www.dineanddish.net #ApothicWhite

My husband and I used to be really fun people. We did! We used to have regular date nights, spent plenty of nights out until the wee hours of the morning down in the bar district, vacationed often, lived a fun, carefree and exciting life. We were sexy, edgy and fun. Then things changed… excitement…

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