Fresh Guacamole

Today is Cinco de Mayo- A celebration of Mexicos victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Many Americans decide to partake in a fiesta featuring many wonderful Mexican dishes. Defintely one of my favorite cuisines. I didn’t earn the nickname Jillita for nothing. Ha! I’m sharing a delicious recipe…

Broccoli + Grape Salad

I love a good pasta salad- it screams warm weather and we are in a Spring heat wave. The pollen count is high and it feels like Summer. I wanted something veggie rich, but also with carbs- pasta salad came to mind. No one in my household enjoys broccoli, so this will serve me well…

Strawberry Refrigerator Jam

This past weekend, a local farm opened up their “Pick Your Own” strawberry patch. I loaded the kids in the car, to get there shortly after they opened, to beat the heat and crowds. Thankfully, the sun was hiding behind the clouds and we didn’t sweat to death. The kids had a blast and before…