‘Dillas on the Grillas

The weather warranted another dinner on the grill. Well… kind of.

Ryan and I were feelin’ cheesy quesadillas tonight and figured we could add some protein to the mix by throwing grilled chicken breasts into the ‘dillas.

While Ryan grilled the chicken, I got all the “fixins” (as Paula Deen would say) ready for our quesadillas.


Our ‘dillas included:

  • Cheese
  • Corn
  • Grilled chicken
  • Cauliflower
  • Spinach


Ready for Folding


On the side we had roasted broccoli for some added nutrients.

Roasted Broccoli

My Plate


Ryan and I are working our way through our Easter goodies.

Tonight we both enjoyed two Oreos and a small bowl of Swedish Fish. Yum!


Portioning out the goodies in a small bowl helps prevent me from eating a billion Swedish Fish. Sitting down to eat them out of a small dish is a great way to help me thwart overindulgence.  

After dessert, I got to work in the kitchen again.

I promised to bring in a sweet treat for the winner of our March Madness cake vs. pie bracket at work.

Even though red velvet cake lost in the finals, everyone in my office preferred red velvet cake to cheesecake, the actual winner. I decided to make a red velvet dessert to bring into work, but didn’t want to make a big ol’ cake. Instead I made red velvet cake brownies!

Red Velvet Cake Brownie Batter

They’re currently baking in the oven and smell deeeelicious.

I hope they last through the night… 😉

16 Responses

  1. Mmm red velvet cake brownies sounds soooo good. And now I want both those and cheesecake, thanks! haha.

  2. I love ‘dillas made with my panini maker, I should make them more often. Red velvet brownies!!! My mouth is watering 🙂

  3. YUM! I haven’t had ‘dillas in forever!

  4. Mmmm…looks like a good dang quesadilla! 🙂

  5. Those dillas sure do look good!!

    Red velvet brownies sound insanely delicious!! YUMMY!! 🙂

  6. mmmm red velvet cakkkeee

    those dillas look spectacular!

  7. Brownies!? Can’t wait to see them!

  8. I love quesdillaaaas.

    Red velvet brownies? Creative!…what do they look like?

  9. Red Velvet Cake BROWNIES?!
    You´re kidding me 😉
    Great pics!
    Have a great week, girl!
    Brazilian XOXO´s,

  10. I love how you and Ryan are a part of eachother’s lives! You seem to genuinely be FRIENDS and want to spend time together! Has is always been that way? Any more importantly- does he has an older single brother???lol

    • haha! 🙂 no, no brothers for ryan. 😉

      thank you for your kind words, though. ryan has always been really great about wanting to spend time together doing the “little things.” he really is my best friend. we’re fortunate in that we have a lot of similar interests that allow us to spend time together doing things we both enjoy. 🙂

  11. What a great idea to put quesedillas on the grill!! I’ll have to try that. Red velvet brownies sound AMAZING…you’re going to be everyone’s best friend at work today!! Have a great hump day 🙂

  12. I’m having quesadillas tonight, but I wish I had a grill to grill them on!

  13. everything single thing on this post looks REALLY good! 🙂

  14. There is such a thing as red velvet cake brownies??? Do tell!

    I love making homeade quesadillas. The hubs and I have them all the time!

  15. wow, those brownies sound exquisite! quesadillas are delicious.. i love your catchy title 🙂

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