Summer BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad

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Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork - sweet, salty, spicy pulled pork that practically cooks itself! ...more

Crockpot Shredded Barbecue Beef

Simple Grilled Veggies

Simple Grilled VeggiesSimple Grilled Veggies is one of those dishes that is quick, easy and certainly fits the saying that sometimes "simple is best".  Crunchy, grilled and seasoned to perfection, it's a dish that goes with any meat, fish or seafood....more

Easy, delicious pasta salad

As July comes to a close, it feels like summer is coming to a close. But there is still plenty of time to cook out with family and friends! Nothing says summer BBQ like a pasta salad. Lucky for you this one is both easy and delicious.You will need:...more

Easy, Crispy Chicken

Here is mine, I served with oven chips and fresh salad.What You Need:...more

What's On the Menu: Summer BBQs

We decided to host a Fourth of July BBQ this year, instead of our annual Memorial Day shindig.  My husband will man the grill, cooking hot dogs, burgers, and sausage. I’ll stick to making the appetizers and some side dishes. Luckily, I have some great appetizer and side dish recipes up my sleeve (or rather, saved on my Pinterest boards!)We are having around 25-30 people (including a couple of small children) and I want to make sure we have enough food to go around! Check out my menu for our Fourth of July BBQ this year!...more

7 Tips for a Healthy BBQ

Like so many families right now, school is or has almost finished for the summer and we are in the process of transitioning to a more relaxed schedule. The change in schedule naturally changes the food dynamic in my family.  We spend more time in the kitchen together and enjoy visiting local farmer’s markets where the girls like to pick out their own fresh foods. ...more

Grilled Watermelon Salad

You probably just read that title and thought "What?", has she lost her ever freakin' mind!  Nope, I really mean grilled as in BBQ'd watermelon.  I know, I know it sounds weird.  I had heard someone mention this years ago and thought who would want to do that.  That's weird.  It is and it's not.  You are only grilling for a few moments on each side.  Just enough to heat the outside and give it some grill marks.  However, it is the spice that is on the outside that gets a bit infused inside the melon when you do this....more

BBQ Chicken with Homemade Sriracha BBQ Sauce

  I know that I've said that I don't like chicken but there are times that it is a simple must have.  It's not that I don't like chicken, it's simply that I would never, ever, ever order it when out at a restaurant or fast food or just about any place outside the house....more
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