Party Panache, Hawaiian Party Bites

  This is going to be my go to summer appetizer 4 ingredients, 5 minute prep sweet and savory pineapple kielbasa mini skewer         There are lots of versions of this on Pinterest that were my inspiration each with a variety of flavor components I ultimately combined 2 of my favorites, Asian … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Thai Salad with Orange Peanut Dressing

  This is a “semi-homemade” salad made with the help of Chick-Fil-A and Trader Joe’s         Quick, Easy and Satisfying         A prepared cabbage and carrot slaw mix and fresh spinach are the base The salad is topped with cucumber slices, pineapple, green onions, cashews, chicken nuggets Vegetable pouches … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

Whew, ok, so where did March go??? I guess we just Sprung right into April!   We have had such a rainy Winter and Spring in the South We only been able use our Outdoor Kitchen a few times  I am hoping for better cookout weather in the next few months, Lots of BBQs and … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

August already??? School starts back in early to mid August in Alabama, so when the calendar hits August 1, it really feels like summer is over…the heat will stick around until October though, and our markets and grocery stores are still full of fresh summer produce Blueberries are still in abundance at great prices so … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sweet Chili Teriyaki Chicken, Pineapple & Smoked Sausage Kebabs

  I’m having a lot of fun with pineapple this month         I love having fresh pineapple in the refrigerator, it’s such a versatile ingredient         A leftover piece of boneless chicken,  some smoked sausage links from the freezer, and fresh pineapple make a very tasty combo!     … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Pineapple

July’s flavor of the month is pineapple, and I’ve already made several wonderful things, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pineapple Salsa, BBQ Chicken & Pineapple Wrap, and a Pineapple Smoothie Cocktail Here are some additional pineapple treats and ideas from the archives, there is nothing better than a ripe summer pineapple, it will take you … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pineapple Smoothie Cocktail

I saw this recipe over on Listolic and just had to try it!         She said you can make this with almond milk or coconut milk, but I chose to try the adult version with coconut rum         I used fresh pineapple, but I really think canned pineapple would … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pineapple Salsa

  Are hot dogs part of your summer menu plans?         Elevate a simple dog by stuffing it with Pineapple Salsa and wrapping it in bacon         I cooked these in the oven, for a simple supper last week, but you can definitely put them on your grill   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hassleback Hawaiian Chicken

  Today’s recipe is literally easier than picking up take out       4 ingredients, boneless chicken thighs, pineapple, prosciutto and BBQ sauce         Make 4-5 deep cuts across the chicken thighs         Stuff thinly sliced prosciutto into the cuts {I left 2 thighs whole for Super Boy … Continue reading

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