Monthly Archives: April 2012

Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa

Sorry things have been quiet around here, Chris and I were in Florida this weekend for a wedding! I created this Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa on a whim, because I thought my Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia needed a little something fresh to make it pop. I was pleasantly surprised by my creation, Chris and I actually ending up eating the rest of this bowl with tortilla chips. I will definitely be making this again, it’s a great twist on your typical guacamole/salsa because the grilled corn adds a nice sweetness.

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Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia

I grew up at the beach and have always enjoyed seafood; however, I do not prepare it for myself as much as I would like. This is mostly because seafood needs to be prepared the day it is purchased, and the last thing I want to do after a long day at the office is hit up the grocery store on the way home. This being said, I found some frozen wild tilapia fillets at a good price, and vowed to find some fun ways to prepare them.  I found this simple broiled tilapia recipe over at Cooking Light and decided to give it a try. I was so glad I did! It takes minutes to prepare, and only 5 minutes to broil! I definitely will be making these again! The Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa was something I threw together at the last-minute to add a little something to the dish, and the creamy avocado was a nice compliment to the smokey fish.

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Weekend Snapshots

Here’s a sneak peak into this past weekend.

Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia on Friday night with Avocado and Grilled Corn Salsa.

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Saturday Brunch: scrambled eggs and veggies with chicken sausage for her…

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Eggs over easy with chicken sausage,  peppers, and onions for him…

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Supporting friends and Breast Cancer Saturday night.

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Egg salad and turkey bacon on a rainy Sunday morning.

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Mom’s homemade chili from the freezer to warm up on Sunday evening.

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Peanut Butter cookies, to cure cabin fever after a day full of dreary weather.

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