Slow Cooked Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas can be used as a base for all types of Mexican foods. I like to spoon it into corn tortillas and top with avocado, cotija cheese, freshly chopped cilantro, and a splash of lime juice. But if you want to go ahead and eat this right out of the slow cooker, I won’t…

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Peanut Chicken Quesadillas

Here’s another great quick and easy lunch/dinner idea. Flour tortillas packed with shredded chicken, lots of blended cheese, green onion, and my new favorite obsession- peanut sauce. Peanut sauce is made from peanut butter, which of course is always welcome at my table. It’s blended with soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and lime juice, and becomes this…

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Taco Cupcakes

Always say yes to dinner that comes out of a muffin tin. These mini taco cupcakes give a fun spin to taco night. DOUBLE layer tacos made with wonton wrappers, beans, seasoned spicy beef, chips, and cheese. Add your favorite toppings like sour cream, cilantro, or chopped tomatoes.  It’s true, sometimes good things come in small packages. 

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

This slow cooker favorite is loaded with seared chicken, black beans, fire roasted tomatoes, corn, and seasonings galore. It’s basically a party in a pot and it’s addictive. The longer you let this cook, the more lovely the flavors become. I put a good amount of dry rub on some chicken, gave it a quick sear,…

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Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Sometimes I need a weeknight dinner to look like this. Cheesy, comforting, Mexican casserole. Everything is cooked together in 1 skillet, then transferred to a casserole dish and finished in the oven- how easy is that?! Casseroles like this are great because they hide all those sneaky vegetables and trick picky eaters into eating their greens….

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Chicken Enchilada Rice Casserole

Weekend planning complete! I’m a huge fan of enchiladas; it’s the first thing I look for on the menu of a Mexican restaurant, (okay, second thing- after margaritas). I love the idea of pairing the bold and cheesy flavors of an enchilada with a comforting rice casserole. As long as you’re willing to heat up…

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Butternut Squash Tacos

Butternut Squash Tacos are a delicious, highly requested meal that you’ll make over and over again. Quick and easy to whip up, and a great vegetarian option packed with flavor.

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Healthy, simple, slow cooker chicken fajitas recipe that only requires a few ingredients. This is the best method I found to keep the chicken from drying out. Use your own spices to taylor to your level of preference.

Hearty Black Bean Quesadillas

These vegetarian black bean quesadillas are packed with flavor and easy to make. This recipe makes 10 quesadillas so freeze whatever you can’t finish!

Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

I love everything about crock pot cooking, especially the way your house smells when you walk in the door and the easy clean up! A spicy and creamy filling wrapped in a crispy tortilla.

Sizzling Steak Fajitas

This is a quick and easy way to enjoy weeknight steak fajitas. I would normally cook these up on the grill, but this alternate recipe has become one of my favorites.

Corn Bread Taco Bake

This is such a fun recipe to make! It’s easy to throw together and feeds the family with enough for leftovers! Fresh pepper, corn, and tomato sauce over seasoned ground beef, topped with corn bread, popped in the oven! Love it.