Hot Fudge Chocolate Chip Cookie Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich.
Please someone, I need some help.
No, not with my mental state, although some people may argue this.
And no not with my current corn, jalapeño or ice cream obsessions. No I like those just the way they are and to be honest they are probably just getting going. I am thinking they are not gonna fade till I find a new ingredient to obsess over which could be tomorrow, a week from now or months from now. Maybe in September when I will most likely flood you brains with mass amounts of apple, pumpkin, cinnamon and warm comfort foods.
But I feel it is safe to say my summer food kick is in full force. I just keep chopping fresh summer fruit and throwing it in with pretty much everything. You just wait and see.
What do I really need help with??
Yeah, I never listen to music mostly because it is too loud in my house to even hear myself think at most times. So putting music on would be adding to the noise, but this week the house is almost silent. I say almost because I have an older brother who pops in pretty frequently, to well… eat, shower and get milk for his protein shakes. See the rest of family has gone off doing yet another snowboard thing in the Mammoth, CA.
I love them to death, but man I love a quiet house.
I also found out I really enjoy cooking with music on. I actually think it helps me work faster which is just awesome. Alright, that is probably all in my head. The reason I worked faster is because other than that older brother I had not one distraction the entire day. It was awesome.
Eventually though, I got a little tired of the Pandora country station. I got so board that I actually put on Bad Company because my Dad said he loved Bad Company when her was younger. Not gonna lie, some of it was pretty good, but after like five songs I was done.
So I am taking suggestions. Please help a girl out here!
Now about this salad?
Originally I was not planning on posting this today because I posted the Caprese Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms on Monday and two quinoa recipes in one week is normally not what I would like to show you guys, but this salad was way too good not share. Especially with Memorial day on Monday.
Cause honestly Memorial day is calling out this for this salad.
It’s pretty quick, super easy and it is all about grilling!
Plus, it can be served cold, room temperature or hot of the grill!
Personally I like it when the quinoa is still warm and the veggies are hot off the grill. You know, where the heat from the veggies just slightly melt the cheese. I am all about melty cheese! Oh and then there is the crisp, cold, sweet peach!
When I saw those in the store I just about died! Peaches and nectarines are one of my favorite summer time fruits and I could not believe I saw peaches so early. Obviously I had to buy them, unfortunately for a ridiculous price!
I guess they are not quite in season yet, hence the ridiculous price, but they are good!
The sweet peach adds amazing flavor and a great juicy crunch which works really well with the sweet grilled corn and the spicy jalapeño pepper. The BBQ sauce dressing just ties it all together.
Oh and the cheese? The cheese adds awesome cheeseyness which is a must for any cookout!
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Summer foods are pretty much just ruling my life these day. YES!
I just discovered the joy of cooking seasonally , cooking books and blogs and yours is wonderful. Decided to start yesterday and I have to say this recipe did not disappoint. It was light and the flavors were perfectly combined. I think that I had all the ingredients I needed on hand made the experience even better. Excited to try your next recipe.
Hi Genevieve! I am really glad you enjoyed this recipe! I hope you continue to love others and have fun while doing it! xTieghan
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Hi Nicki! I do not use a web host and have my own server. Let me know if you have more questions. Thanks!
Could we use mango instead of peach and sour cream instead of greek yogurt? Thanks!
Yup!! Hope you loved this!
I thought this sounded like a wacky combo with the cheese (not that cheese could ever ruin something!), but I had peaches, corn, quinoa, and BBQ sauce to use so I went for it – soo good! More creative than I could ever be! I don’t have a grill so I broiled the peppers and corn and still turned out great. Thanks for the recipe! Can’t wait to try others 🙂
YA!! So happy you gave this a try!! It is a wacky combo, but it’s so good!
Thanks so much, Kim!
I included this recipe in my Peach Round Up!
Thank you so much, Jeni!! I really appreciate it!
Yum! Yum! Yum!
Thanks! Thanks! Thanks Jeni!!
I love quinoa ! New recipe to try it with 🙂 Awesome!
I hope you love this salad! Thank you!
This look delicious! The peaches are probably amazing in this! I can’t wait to try it:)
Thank you and yes, they peaches are killer! Hope you love this Shannon!
mmmm jalapenos 😉 That looks and sounds absolutely delicious!
I almost always have music playing – from Top Hits to Casting Crowns to 90’s, Celtic Women to the soundtrack from Pitch Perfect, Les Mis, Phantom of the Opera and Glee. I listen to a wide variety 🙂
Thank you Rachel and thans for the music suggestions! They sound perfect for me!
This looks amazing, can’t wait to try it!
Thank you, Johanna!
I’ve never tried quinoa – you might have given me the incentive needed! This sounds wonderful – especially the melted cheese part…. just sayin’
Oh you have to try the quinoa! It is good and um there is melty choose which make EVERYTHING good!
Thank you, Carrie!
Hi Tieghan! You have such a beautiful website! Your pictures are absolutely stunning and your recipes sound delicious. Hehe I guess I should be praying that your family goes on these snowboarding trips more frequently? I wake up extra early in the morning so I can have some “me” time before heading out to school. It makes a HUGE difference!
Thank you, Min!!
I love that you added peaches to this!! Fan-flippin-tastic! Hehe 😉 And I would recommend Casting Crowns or Mercy Me if you are into Christian music at all.
Thank you Jocelyn!
I saw this recipe over at Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons…..I love trying new quinoa recipes and I can’t wait to try this combination, it sounds like a great combination in flavors!!
Yay! Thank you so much for clicking over, I hope you love this!
SOOOO delicious! Even my “not so fond of quinoa” husband loved it! Thank you AGAIN for a fabulous recipe!
Yay!! So glad you guys tried another recipe! This makes me so happy! Thank you!