Now prepare yourself for the combination of fresh, crunchy veggies, pepitas and tortilla strips, sprinkled with spicy, buttery pepper jack cheese all doused in creamy dressing packed with all your favorite Mexican flavors.
1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
fresh corn kernels from 1 ear of sweet corn
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup roasted and salted pepitas (may sub. sunflower seeds)
1/2 cup grated pepper jack cheese, or more to taste
Tortilla Strips for Salads (I like Fresh Gourmet Santa Fe Style)
Creamy Avocado Salsa Dressing
1 small avocado, peeled and sliced
1 small jalapeno, seeded, deveined and roughly chopped (optional)
1 clove garlic, peeled
1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro
1/4 cup sour cream (may sub.plain Greek yogurt)
1/4 cup smooth salsa (medium for more of a kick)
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar*
juice from 1 lime
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
hot sauce to taste (optional)
For full recipe head over to www.carlsbadcravings.com
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Learn how to make glass garden flowers from old plates, bowls, candleholders, and more.
You will need:
3 glass plates, bowls or dishes in three different sizes
glass candleholder, salt or pepper shaker, or small vase
1 small vase that is flat on one side
Paint specifically for glass
Paintbrushes or sponges
Markers or pens for glass
Clear, waterproof silicone
Copper, metal or PVC pipe
Hop on over to Birds And Blooms for step by step instructions
These pizza sticks are absolutely perfect for parties or a fun dinner!
- 1 (13.8 oz) roll Pillsbury Classic Pizza Crust (Substitute 12 ounces of refrigerated pizza dough)
- 3/4 cup (237 ml) buffalo wing sauce (look for “wing sauce” not “hot sauce”)
- 2 cups (210 grams) shredded cooked chicken
- 1 cup (60 grams) grated cheddar cheese
- 1 cup (60 grams) grated mozzarella cheese
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
Go to inspiredtaste for instructions!