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Asian Tuna Sliders

Easy Asian Tuna sliders topped with a creamy Asian slaw are a unique slider recipe ready in minutes! *

It’s time for another episode of “Things that Make Us Smile”! In this one, we’ll talk about mini foods, and Asian Tuna Sliders, because both definitely make us smile. Finger foods are always a favorite for parties and people with hands of all sizes. They’re fun in the way foods on a stick are fun, and mini sandwiches are very very fun. Asian tuna sliders will make us smile because…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Sandwiches/ Sauces and Condiments

Chipotle Turkey Panini

Inspired by the chipotle turkey panini the Godfather and I used to enjoy at the Storm Surge Cafe on the University of Miami campus, this panini makes a tasty and quick lunch or dinner! * Recipe on

Inspired by the chipotle turkey panini the Godfather and I used to enjoy at the Storm Surge Cafe on the University of Miami campus, this panini makes a tasty and quick lunch or dinner! We recently returned from a family vacation/family visit to Florida, and a conversation between the Godfather and I made this recipe seem exceptionally appropriate to share. You see, we visited campus. By “campus” I refer to…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Salads/ Sandwiches

Tarragon Chicken Salad

Tarragon chicken salad - this easy chicken salad recipe makes a perfect filling for sandwiches, or a great snack served with crackers! *

A classic for everything from sandwiches to entertaining, tarragon chicken salad is perfect for the golf course, a lunch box, or served in mini at a holiday soiree.  I’d like to start off by saying how much I love the word soiree. Expect to see it slightly overused as the holidays approach and I delve into serious entertaining mode, even if it’s just entertaining small groups. Tip: Chicken salad is…

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Main Dishes/ Sandwiches

Avocado Tuna BLTs

Avocado Tuna BLTs - skip the mayo, but still enjoy everything about a tuna BLT in this better-for-you spin on a classic lunch sandwich. #OnlyAlbacore #CG #ad

Do you know why I love back to school? Not only is there my love of shopping for cute school supplies, but I also get loads of lunch inspiration. Even before I had a little one, I would look at all the healthy lunch ideas, borrowing accordingly for the office. Traditional lunch combinations can get boring! To keep things exciting, I look for ways to combine nutritious ingredients in new ways, and inspiration is…

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Main Dishes/ Sandwiches

The Godfather Burger

A beef patty recipe 10 years in the making, this is the Godfather's secret to making juicy flavorful burgers perfect for the grill. * Recipe on

The Godfather Burger patty recipe is juicy, perfect for the grill or grill pan, and works with every topping combination we’ve ever tried! Ten years in the making, this is The Godfather’s first official post on Goodie Godmother (far from his first recipe), and our favorite beef burger patty!  Who doesn’t enjoy a good grilled beef burger?  Okay…vegans wouldn’t want the beef patty, but that’s besides the point (vegetarians can try…

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Blog Recipes/ Sandwiches

Spicy Tuna Wraps

Get your spicy tuna fix in minutes with this easy spicy tuna wraps recipe! *

I’m a tiny bit in love with wraps. There’s something about circular food that makes me happy, and sometimes a square or rectangular sandwich just doesn’t cut it. Especially when you love lots of veggies in your sandwich, like me, but all the fillings fall all over the place if you’re clumsy, like me. Wraps solve this problem in one beautiful, hand held solution, so naturally I’m always trying out…

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Blog Recipes/ Sandwiches

Vegetarian Mushroom Burgers

Vegetarian Mushroom Burgers with a garlic aioli - the most incredible mushroom Swiss burgers, and they're VEGETARIAN! Recipe on

Where’s the beef? You don’t need it when you make these amazing vegetarian mushroom burgers! The patty is made of mushrooms, and when topped with caramelized onions and a garlic aioli, it’s burger heaven!!! If you want to encourage someone to eat vegetables, start with mushrooms. At least, this was the case with the Godfather. He wasn’t a big vegetable eater when we started dating, so as we got serious,…

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Blog Recipes/ Breakfast/ Main Dishes/ Sandwiches

Croque Monsieur Waffle Sandwich

A Croque Monsieur Waffle Sandwich is a great alternative to traditional brunch dishes. It also makes a great lunch and a unique breakfast-for-dinner dinner idea! Get the easy recipe on

A croque monsieur waffle sandwich is a great dish to serve at brunch, lunch, or dinner!  How much do you need a waffle sandwich in your life? Very much. I didn’t realize how much I needed to make waffle sandwiches at home until last fall’s trip to Walt Disney World with the small one. We ended up at the Magic Kingdom two different days and each day found a reason…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Sandwiches/ Sauces and Condiments

Thai Peanut Wrap

Easy Thai Peanut Wrap is a healthy make ahead quick meal. Get the recipe on

Did you know that one of my favorite things in the world is peanut sauce? Peanuts are not just a nostalgic food for me, bringing back images of childhood, but I find them a rather delicious treat in savory and sweet dishes. Today, I’m excited to share with you a peanut sauce recipe to use in a delicious Thai Peanut Wrap. It’s a wonderful way to use up leftover chicken…

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THE Authentic Cuban Sandwich

How to make an authentic Cuban sandwich, with a little help from your slow cooker if you can't find all the ingredients. ;) Easy, delicious, authentic!

This is The Cuban Sandwich recipe, for The Cuban Sandwich. Cuban sandwiches are easy to make, they’re a staple at restaurants and walk-up windows all over Miami, and they are just one of those South Florida street foods everyone knows. And there is one way to make them. Period. It involves 6 simple ingredients: Cuban bread, mustard, Swiss cheese, pickles, mojo pork, and sweet ham. That’s it. No aioli, no salami,…

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