Slow Cooker Salsa Pulled Chicken Sliders

Slow Cooker Salsa Pulled Chicken Sliders (with Avocado Lime Crema) | cupcakesandkalechips.com | #appetizer #slowcooker #crockpot

Welcome to Day #4 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. With the big football game coming up, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing… 

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Turkey Club Quiche {with a #glutenfree option}

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Take all of the ingredients from a classic turkey club sandwich and transform them into a flavor-packed (and colorful, I might add) Turkey Club Quiche that is perfect for any meal – breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.  I’d rather have this than some boring sandwich!

Avocado Quinoa Salad – Guest Post from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

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While I am wrapped up with feeding an infant, changing diapers, feeding an always ravenous preschooler, putting in a Toy Story DVD, chasing the aforementioned preschooler while holding the aforementioned infant, and all the other insanity that comes along with a new baby, my foodie friends are taking turns in the Cupcakes & Kale Chips… 

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Winter Fruit & Feta Salad with Cranberry Balsamic Dressing

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I’ve told you, oh, about eleventy billion time how much I love salad with fruit and cheese.  Well, just because the cold weather is here doesn’t mean I stop eating my salads, especially for lunch.  I just switch up what I put in them.  While in the summer, you’ll find lots of berries and cherries… 

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Kid-Friendly Guacamole

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So I know that I already included this recipe with the Mexican Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers, so I suppose this post is sort of a cop out.  But, you know, sometimes life happens… And summer happens… And wine happens… And ice cream happens… And potty-training happens… And this is all within the past week… 

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Mexican Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers with Homemade Guacamole for Kids in the Kitchen #SundaySupper

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The theme for this week’s #SundaySupper is Kids in the Kitchen, and I’ve got some Mexican Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers with Homemade Guacamole for you.  I was excited about this theme, as it is such a great way to get kids to try new things, and a great activity to do together for both… 

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The Foodie Physician’s Tropical Shrimp Salad with Honey Chipotle Dressing (and my Mango Avocado Salsa)

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I know I have told you about my love of salads with fruit, like this one or this one.  I have a little repertoire of my own, and often make some simple lunch salads, like greens with apples and parmesan or strawberries and feta.  But to keep The Hubby from revolting on our weekly salad-for-dinner… 

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Mango Avocado Salsa – Take 2!

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I have to say, I truly can’t believe that in less than three months, I have over 1000 wonderful people following me on Facebook, and pretty fair number of hits each day (except this week, since I only posted one recipe, and the photos weren’t awesome), photos being accepted by Foodgawker, Tastespotting, Tasteologie, Healthy Aperture,… 

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe Remix – Mexican Black Bean Taco Salads

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Happy Cino de Mayo!  Well, I was supposed to be posting a recipe today for the Holiday Recipe Club.  But, I got a late start on the assignment, and the recipe I made, while pretty good, was not quite where I want it to be to share with you.  But I still felt like I… 

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Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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Here is the tasty Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing that I used for this salad.  It would also make a fabulous dip for veggies. Adapted from Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing at Sumptuous Spoonfuls. Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Author: Brianne @ Cupcakes and Kale Chips Ingredients ⅔ c buttermilk 1 clove of garlic About 4 fresh basil… 

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Grilled Steak and Mango Salad with Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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I was never a big fan of Ranch dressing.  I never disliked it, but I never liked it enough to order it in restaurants or use the bottled stuff at home when I preferred honey mustard or balsamic vinaigrette.  Now my sister – she was one of those kids where you wanted to say, “Have… 

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Mexican Pineapple Black Bean Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes – No More ‘Mallows!

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I have lots of dreams.  Strange Weird Crazy Stupid Lame Awesome as it sounds, many of those dreams have to do with food.  Things like open a bed & breakfast, become a sommelier, own a cafe/wine bar/bakery, be a waitress at a really fancy restaurant, meet Giada or Tyler or Michael or Tom or Mario… 

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Of Lent and Leftovers (Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe)

I was raised Byzantine Catholic. It is pretty much like being Roman Catholic, but not really.  I could explain further, but I really don’t intend to use my blog for theology lessons.  But for us, Lent starts on Monday, not Ash Wednesday.  We don’t even really acknowledge Ash Wednesday.  I remember the first time I… 

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