Mango Avocado Salsa

Having a fresh salsa that is diverse and can go with multiple proteins is very helpful in the kitchen. A homemade mango avocado salsa is the way to go! Of course salsa is always great with chips as well!

This salsa provides many different flavors and textures that when combined are the perfect salsa as a topping for a protein. When making your salsa, make sure that your mango and avocado are ripe enough to help ensure a nice strong flavor.

Fresh Ingrediens

  • Mango – Mango’s have high levels of vitamin A and C which are very beneficial to the body. Make sure to feel the mango to make sure it is ripe. This means slightly soft, but not to soft to where it feels mushy.
  • Avocado – Avocado’s are packed with vitamins K, C, B5, B6, E, and potassium and folate. Choose an avocado that is slightly soft.
  • Red Bell Pepper – Bell peppers are packed with vitamin c and B6, and are fill of magnesium and antioxidants. Adding bell pepper adds a slight bit of spice, and another depth of flavor to the salsa.
  • Red Onion – add extra flavor and color to the salsa.
  • Jalapeno – Jalapeno’s add a bit of a kick to your salsa!
  • Cilantro – an essential ingredient in any salsa recipe.
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How to Make Mango Salsa

  1. Dice all of your ingredients except the limes, and add them to a bowl.
  2. Cut the limes in half and squeeze the juice on the salsa.
  3. Mix until well combined.
  4. Serve with a meat and enjoy!

Fresh Mango Avocado Salsa

Fresh Salsa for Many Uses!

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced (peeled and diced)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 jalapeno, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 lime, squeezed for juice
  • salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste
  1. Chop all of your ingredients, mango, bell pepper, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno , avocado and lime, and combine in a medium sized bowl.

  2. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.

  3. Place the salsa in the fridge for 15 minutes to help cool the salsa and let the flavors meld.

What to Serve the Salsa With

The first time I made this salsa, I had it with teriyaki chicken and rice. The second time I made the salsa, I had it with grilled salmon and rice. I am not a big salmon fan, but this salsa helped balance the fish flavor and gave it a nice sweetness.

You could easily add this salsa to your taco night, on top of a burrito bowl, or simply eaten with chips.

Storage of Salsa

This mango salsa can be kept in the fridge in an air tight container for 2-3 days.


Chicken Thighs with a Herb Garlic Butter Sauce

I love making chicken thighs in a nice sauce. I usually do a cream mushroom sauce for chicken, but I hate how heavy the cream makes the meal. I wanted to find something lighter that did not make me feel bloated and tired afterwords.

Chicken Thighs or Chicken Breasts?

It is completely up to you if you would rather use chicken thighs or breasts. I prefer chicken thighs because they are cheaper, but they also contain more fat than breasts making it harder to overcook them. Thighs have more flavor due to the fat, and being next to a bone. If you choose to use breasts make sure you pound them so they are the same thickness.


Chicken Thighs – Chicken thighs are a moist, flavorful cut of chicken that adds to the overall delicious taste of the dish.

Chicken Stock – Chicken stock is the best base for a sauce. When flour or cornstarch is added, it thickens to create a delicious gravy.

Dry White Wine – Adding white wine adds a bit of a bite and another layer of flavor to the sauce.

Thyme and Rosemary – Thyme is my favorite herb to cook with! The flavor is subtle yet enhances the dish so much. Rosemary adds another sophisticated flavor to the sauce.

Quick Instructions

  1. Fry chicken thighs in a pan and let rest on a plate.
  2. Add butter and flour to pan and mix until it becomes a paste.
  3. Add liquids, thyme and rosemary to the pan with butter and flour. Mix until thick.
  4. Add chicken to the sauce pan, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Thighs in an Herb Garlic Butter Sauce

Chicken in a light sauce!

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1-2 tbsp minced garlic ((your preference) )
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh chopped rosemary
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Take the chicken thighs and place them on a plate, then season both sides with salt and pepper.

  2. Add the olive oil to a high sided skillet and place over medium-high heat. Once heated, add the chicken thighs to the pan.

  3. Cook the chicken for about 6-7 minutes on each side until there is a nice, crispy outside. Transfer to a plate.

  4. Add the butter to the used pan and melt it over low heat. Add in the minced garlic, thyme and rosemary. Mix it all together.

  5. Add the chicken stock and white wine to the same pan. Simmer on low for 2-3 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

  6. Add the corn starch to the pan and simmer on medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes to allow the mixture to thicken.

  7. Place the partially cooked chicken thighs to the pan and toss around in the sauce. Place a lid on the pan and simmer on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.

This chicken turned out delicious! Thyme is my favorite herb to cook with. Add some white wine to the equation and you have got yourself an amazing sauce! This was served with a side of homemade scalloped potatoes, steamed green beans, and a sunflower salad with an onion citrus vinaigrette.

What to Eat With Chicken?

Mashed potatoes, vegetables, rice and pasta are the first things that come to my mind when I make any kind of chicken thighs. I personally like sauteed brussels sprouts with my chicken thighs.


Leftover chicken thighs can be stored in an air tight container in the fridge for 2-3 days before you should throw it away.


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Simple Ways to Declutter Your Home

Clutter drives me nuts! There is nothing more annoying than walking from one room to another and seeing clutter everywhere. Shoes, dog toys, random pieces of paper, phone chargers everywhere, blankets, trash, and so much more. It is hard to stay on top of clutter when there are 7 people and 5 animals in one house.

Decluttering can apply to bedrooms, bathrooms, storage closets and kitchens as well. It does not always mean there is trash everywhere. I personally find that I keep more things than I need wither it be clothing, broken phone cards, old birthday cards that really are not that special, and more random items.

Declutter your Bedroom!

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1. Start With Your Closet – If I feel like I need to declutter to make me feel better, I always start with my closet! It is hard to part with clothing because they often have some sort of sentimental meaning attached to them, or we think to ourselves “oh I am losing weight. I will fit in it soon”. Come on. Odds are you’ve had that shirt or those shorts for over a year. It is time to part with them until the time comes. Or maybe you have clothing that is too big that you do not want to part with. If it doesn’t fit, you wont wear it. It is taking up space in your bedroom.

I personally donate my lightly or unused clothing to an amazing non-profit here in Denver that allows children in low-income families to come pick out 14 outfits a year, 7 every 6 months. I have volunteered on the weekends when they hand out wardrobes. It feels so good to help and see these kids happy for receiving cute clothing. They can go to school feeling confident.

Toss underwear and socks with holes in them. If they are on their last leg, it is time to part and maybe buy replacements.

2. Accessories – Get rid of any necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings that you do not wear anymore. You may have a missing earring so you do not have a complete set. Toss any scarfs and purses you do not use.

3. Shoes – Shoes that are too big, too small, hurt your feet, are falling apart. TOSS THEM! Try some pairs on that maybe you have not worn in a while with some clothing and see if you have any outfits they go with. If not, get rid of them.

4. Go Through Nightstand Drawers – I personally keep nail polish, nail supplies, gift cards and reward or membership cards, etc. Test your nail polish every few months and toss any that are old and clumpy. Check gift card balances and get rid of any that are empty, broken phone cords that do not charge.

Declutter Your Bathroom

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1. Go Through Drawers – Get rid of broken hair ties, old combs that have missing prongs, expired facial masks, empty toothpaste containers. Any random items you might have!

2. Go Through Your Towels – Go through all of your towels, hand towels and washcloths and get rid of any that you no longer use, or have torn ends that are starting to fall apart.

Declutter Your Kitchen

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1. Get Rid of Cups, Glasses and Water Bottles – My house always has more water bottles and cups than we need. I recently went through a cabinet in our downstairs kitchen and got rid of 15 water bottles that no one uses. No one even remembers they are there.

2. Clean Out Your Fridge and Pantry – Check expiration dates and toss out old crackers, canned goods, random items that you opened and never ate. Toss any moldy items from your fridge, check expiration dates on sauces and condiments. Take everything out and wipe down your shelves, and check every item in your fridge.