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

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

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Nothing warms the soul like a warm bowl of soup.  And my favorite way to make soup…the crock pot!  At our house, we do Crock Pot Wednesdays.  Mike and I are really into golf and during the winter months we take part in an Indoor Golf League on Wednesday nights.  Doing Crock Pot Wednesdays allows us to go out and enjoy ourselves…and hopefully win our match (we’re not competitive at all ;))…and come home to a delicious smelling house with supper already made.  All we have to do is serve it up!...more

Alternative holiday dinners to try this New Year's: Mexican fiesta

Ditch North American holiday traditions (or whatever your regular tradition may be), and introduce an international flare to your next gathering.I chose Mexican because most people can find something they like, and  the meal is not overly complicated to prepare. Other ideas for international holiday dinners include Chinese, Italian, Korean BBQ, or Indian....more