🏝 California Food, 🌮 Mexican Food & 🍍 Hawaiian Food
Featuring restaurant-style recipes designed for the home cook. Easy dinner recipes, side dish recipes, appetizers + party food ideas inspired by Coastal Living.
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Browse our most popular categories. You are sure to find something crave-worthy in our more popular categories. If you're looking for appetizer recipes, signature restaurant-style Mexican Food, Hawaiian Food, Grilling recipes, and our mouthwatering fried rice recipes, you're sure to find something tasty to make for dinner here. Make sure to finish your meal off sweetly with a delicious dessert.
Recipes made with fresh seasonal ingredients. Find the perfect recipe idea for this season by browsing our Summer Recipes, Spring Recipes, or Fall Recipes. When the holidays roll around you'll love our easy holiday side dishes, impressive holiday main courses, of course, all the holiday cookies you can hand.
Reader Favorite Recipes
Here is a collection of our top-rated reader favorite recipes.
- Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
- Spam Fried Rice
- How To Make Focaccia From Scratch
- Spicy Dirty Rice – Rice, and Beans
- Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats
- Corn Salsa Recipe
- Dark Chocolate Mocha Cake Recipe
- Lemon Drop Martini (with Limoncello)
- Chocolate Chip Cookies with Fleur de Sel
- Restaurant Style Mexican Rice
- Blueberry Hand Pies
- Spicy Jalapeño Sauerkraut
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Most Searched Recipes
My readers have great taste. Find a collection of trending recipes right here.
You'll find a collection of my cherished family recipes like my Grammy's Pecan Pie, but you'll also find healthy, low sugar desserts that curb your cravings.
Find recently updated recipes. I am adding video, photos, and helpful tips to my tried and true recipes. Check out the new content here.
Side Dish Recipes
If you have a dietary concern, you'll find tons of healthy recipes right here. Most of my meal prep recipes are keto recipes, they are low carb and gluten-free. Many are my recipes also have helpful tips for making them dairy-free or what I call vegan adaptable.
Favorite Family Recipes
I am obsessed with collecting family recipes. this collection includes my own family recipes and some of my reader favorite family recipes. Take a trip down memory lane and you might find one of your lost family favorites here too.
Meal Prep Recipes
I know how hard it is to eat healthy consistently. This is where meal prep comes in. Here you will find my collection of low carb, mostly keto, and usually paleo recipes. All of these easy meal prep recipes are also easily adapted to a plant based diet.