Mexican Rice

This rice. Oh man. This rice. It’s so good. Do I start a lot of my blog posts that way? I feel like I do. Hey. I’m passionate about these recipes. That should make you feel good. I don’t post gross stuff. ...more

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Carnitas are one of my favorite Mexican foods to make home. Carnitas literally translates to mean "little meats." It's a pretty accurate description of what it ends up being. Little chunks of tender and juicy meat. Traditionally carnitas are the left over pieces of pork that then fried in lard or oil.  ...more

Healthy White Shredded Chicken Enchiladas

When I think Mexican, I think....crap, here goes ordering grilled chicken breast and veggies...again! No, no thanks, no tacos for me. No 1/2 lb. chimichanga, no enchila....wait...I can have enchiladas! ...more

Corn-free Nachos + Ridiculously Tasty Toppings

I may or may not be on a major Mexican kick right now. I can't seem to get guacamole + fresh salsa in my tummy fast enough....more

Homemade Flour Tortillas

We eat a lot of Mexican inspired food in our house. This means our weekly grocery list always includes tortillas of varying sizes. Until recently, I had never thought to try my hand at making my own. ...more

Nacho Supreme Bake ~~So Easy~~

My kids LOVE this recipe... not too spicy but a bit of kick!  When they request to go to the local taco joint I offer to make this instead...its always greeted with enthusiasm!! What I like best is the easy directions and the fact that I usually have a frozen bag of browned ground beef that is seasoned just for this recipe. Wahla! ...more

Taco Skillet Casserole

Those few little words would do it to me every time. I would hear them as soon as I stepped over the threshold of my home after a long day at work. They never failed to have an effect on me. “Mom, What’s for Supper?!” There my three teenagers would stand with vacant starving eyes waiting eagerly for my reply....more

Recipe Monday - Easy Enchiladas

The other night I meant to make fajitas, but I didn't have some of the ingredients. So, I found myself trying to make enchiladas for the first time in my life. And they were great! 1 lbs beef strips...more

Recipe Monday - Mexican Chicken

I definitely need to make these again soon. A great twist on traditional Mexican, and really easy, too!  ...more