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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Filed under appetizer, avocado, dip, easy, healthy, quick, salsa, side, starter, tomato, vegetable, yellow onion

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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Filed under dinner, easy, fish, healthy, lightened up, main course, quick, tilapia

Weekend Snapshots

Here’s a sneak peak into this past weekend.

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


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


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


Supporting friends and Breast Cancer Saturday night.


Egg salad and turkey bacon on a rainy Sunday morning.


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


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



Filed under Life, Weekend Shapshots