BBQ Spiced Grilled Egg and Cheese Sandwich

BBQ Spiced Grilled Egg and Cheese Sandwich is a quick and easy toasted sandwich using your favorite BBQ rub that is mixed with two eggs then fried, fresh basil, and cheddar cheese. This sandwich offers protein making this a go-to sandwich on the weekend after a morning of yard work, riding bikes or mowing the lawn. 

Grilled Egg Cheese Sandwich

I get inspiration from all kinds of places. Restaurants, magazines, cookbooks, cooking shows and most importantly friends and family.  I love getting ideas from the people close to me because it helps me think outside of my little world, the types of foods I like to eat and create recipes likes today’s BBQ Spiced Grilled Egg and Cheese Sandwich.  This is Mike’s favorite weekend go-to sandwich after mowing the lawn or playing outside all morning with the kids.  He has been asking me to share this recipe with you for the past few months, so I decided that there is no better time then today. After thinking about this sandwich more, I agree with him that it is a good one to have on hand during the summer months and I am hoping you guys do too.

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Coconut Banana Iced Coffee Smoothie

Coconut Banana Iced Coffee Smoothie

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Folgers. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.  As always opinions are 100% my own. Smoothie + iced coffee collide into a Coconut Banana Iced Coffee Smoothie.  The perfect morning drink or late afternoon pick-me-up of coconut milk, bananas and…

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Dark Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Dark Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Cherry season is upon us and what better way to celebrate then whipping up a quick Dark Chocolate Cherry Smoothie.  Fresh cherries, banana, dark chocolate cocoa powder and yogurt make this a delightfully creamy smoothie.  Cherries are my thing in the summer. At least 4 out of the 7 days of the week I eat…

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Pomegranate Margarita

Pomegranate Margarita

Pomegranate Margarita is the perfect cocktail for your next summer soiree.  This cocktail mixes PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, tequila, triple sec, lime juice and simple syrup to create a fruity, light margarita. I blinked and the July 4th holiday was upon us. How is this even possible? I swear we were just packing up a moving…

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Pizza Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Salad

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Ronzoni, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #RonzoniSummer  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV. Pizza Pasta Salad is a lightened up pasta salad using turkey pepperoni, vegetable pasta, fresh mozzarella cheese, vegetables and a homemade Italian dressing.  Bring this salad to your next backyard…

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Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich

Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich + Giveaway

My favorite Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich is loaded with hummus and feta cheese, fresh vegetables and topped with sprouts. You won’t miss the meat with this sandwich. Do you have days during the week that you go meatless? Maybe it is Meatless Monday? Or you decided that for three of the seven days out of the…

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Fattoush

Fattoush

A healthy Middle Eastern Salad with a light, lemony vinaigrette dressing. This salad mixes crisp romaine, fresh vegetables, pita chips and a light lemony sumac dressing and is great with fresh farmers market vegetables. This summer I will updating a recipe from time to time from the archives.  Many of my first recipes I created on…

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Watermelon Mango Salsa

Watermelon Mango Salsa

Watermelon Mango Salsa is a sweet, summer salsa that is fruity and perfect for your summertime parties and get togethers.  Serve this salsa with tortilla chips or pita chips over the 4th of July or even as a salsa on top of fish tacos.  Did you know that birth order is commonly believed to have…

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Coconut Carrot Smoothie

Coconut Carrot Smoothie

Coconut Carrot Smoothie is a sweet and nutrition packed smoothie with beta carotene, potassium and calcium.  If you need to add additional vegetables to you or your child’s diet, this is a great way and makes an easy snack or breakfast. Today’s Coconut Carrot Smoothie is for my adventurous smoothie lovers.  I don’t think you have to…

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Strawberry Banana Coconut Cream Popsicles 4

Strawberry Banana Coconut Creamsicles

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo Milk. All opinions are 100% mine. Schedule Strawberry Banana Coconut Creamsicles are a summer treat that the whole family can enjoy.  These popsicles use bananas, Strawberry TruMoo Milk, shredded coconut and honey to create the perfect mid-day snack or after dinner treat. I…

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Honey Cornbread Pancakes

Honey Cornbread Pancakes with Peaches

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for P.A.N. Cornmeal. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Honey Cornbread Pancakes with Peaches are light, slightly sweet and gluten free.  These cornbread pancakes make the perfect brunch or breakfast topped with fresh peaches and an extra drizzle…

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Hummus

12 Delicious Ways to Eat Hummus

If you get tired of plain hummus try one of these 12 Delicious Ways to Eat Hummus and spice up your snacking routine.  How about Roasted Garlic Kale Hummus or Everything Bagel Hummus? Pass the pita chips please! You guys know my love for all things hummus. It is just a part of our daily life…

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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

Summer is approaching, instead of heating up your house using your oven get out that slow cooker and make Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos.  Chicken breasts cook in salsa verde, green peppers and diced chilies to create a tender, flavorful taco filling. Salsa Verde Chicken also works great in quesadillas, over nachos or as…

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Homemade Baked Pita Chips

Homemade Baked Pita Chips

Use up your extra pita bread and make these Homemade Baked Pita Chips using only four  ingredients: pita bread, olive oil, garlic and sea salt.  These are crispy and simple to make pairing perfectly with your favorite hummus or dip.  One thing I try to focus on when creating recipes for A Cedar Spoon is easy meals and snacks…

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Thai Turkey Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Thai Turkey Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Thai Turkey Quinoa Lettuce Wraps mix together Thai flavors with ground turkey, vegetables and quinoa to create a light and nutritious dinner wrapped into a crisp lettuce wrap.   We are keeping things light and healthy around my house these days, especially now that we are approaching the heat of summer. After a long day of playing…

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Tenderest Cardamom Pancakes

Tenderest Cardamom Pancakes

Yogurt transforms a simple whisk-up batter into the lightest, fluffiest, tenderest, and most magical pancakes imaginable. Any extra batter keeps nicely in a covered jar in the fridge for 2 or 3 days. Yogurt has been a staple in my house since I was a child.  I grew up eating plain yogurt with nothing in…

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Tropical Yogurt Smoothie

Tropical Yogurt Smoothie

This Tropical Yogurt Smoothie is creamy, sweet and will help you fuel your summer adventures mixing creamy honey yogurt, papaya, mango, pineapple, banana and chia seeds.  You will feel like you are sipping this smoothie alongside your favorite beach or tropical destination. The fruit combination in today’s smoothie is inspired by my recent trip to…

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a beautiful beach destination located on the Northern Pacific Coast of the country.  It is known for its great surfing, delicious food, breathtaking sunsets and laid back way of life. And don’t forget some of the world’s most beautiful beaches.  A few weeks ago Mike and I made a five day trip to Tamarindo,…

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Greek Hummus Pita Bites

Greek Hummus Pita Bites

Greek Hummus Pita Bites are the perfect bite sized appetizer for your summer back yard BBQ or party. Pita bread is topped with roasted red pepper hummus and a Greek salad mixture of tomatoes, feta cheese, kalamata olives, cucumber, pepperoncini.   If you have been hanging around A Cedar Spoon for any length of time,…

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18 Delicious Pasta Salads for Summer

18 Delicious Pasta Salads for Summer

Try one of these 18 Delicious Pasta Salads for your next summer get together, BBQ or Memorial Day picnic.    I can’t believe Memorial Day is almost here.  Summer is fast approaching and that means a lot of picnics in the park, BBQ’s in the backyard and summer get togethers.  Pasta salads are always the perfect side dish…

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Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad is a summer pasta salad mixing orzo, crisp vegetables, feta cheese and a light Greek dressing. You can make this salad in advance and it can be used for up to 4 days after you make it making it a great choice for weekly lunches, parties and your Memorial Day BBQ.  I…

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Spanish Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Spanish Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Spanish Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Yogurt Sauce make a great summer meal or addition to your backyard soiree with your friends and family.  These beef sliders are mixed with roasted red peppers, paprika and a dash of cayenne pepper, put on a slider bun and topped with a flavorful roasted red pepper yogurt sauce.  …

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Sweet Corn Black Bean Salad 12

Sweet Corn Black Bean Salad

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sunshine Sweet Corn from Florida. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Sweet Corn Black Bean Salad is the perfect side dish to bring to your next BBQ, picnic or get together this summer.  The sweet corn pairs with…

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Mediterranean Steak Pita Wrap with Mint Yogurt Sauce

Mediterranean Steak Pita Wraps with Mint Yogurt Sauce

Mediterranean Steak Pita Wraps with Mint Yogurt Sauce adds protein and flavor to your lunch or Memorial Day BBQ.  The steak is marinated in yogurt and grilled, wrapped in a pita with a lemon hummus spread, mint yogurt sauce, diced tomatoes and fresh parsley. It has been five months since we moved to the Cleveland/Akron, Ohio area and…

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Lemon Hummus

Lemon Hummus

Lemon Hummus is light, lemony and a great dip for your pita bread.  This also makes a great spread on sandwiches, giving them that extra lemon flavor.  Lemon lovers might become addicted so beware.  We are back from Costa Rica and trying to get organized and recover from a fun trip. I can’t wait to…

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