Slow Cooker Carnitas 🌮

I definitely had some help prepping this dish! Our toddler wanted to help by stirring, pouring and supervising 😂 Something about mommy having all the fun up on the counters with food makes her want to “help.” It doesn’t always mean I get things done quickly but I appreciate her wanting to be a partContinue reading “Slow Cooker Carnitas 🌮”

Crockpot Pinto Beans & Mexican Brown Rice

Making pinto beans in my crockpot is so easy! Pretty much just dump everything in and let it slow cook all day. This time (and some other times too) I forgot to soak my beans overnight. I did a quick soak method on my stovetop and the beans still turned out great. So if you’reContinue reading “Crockpot Pinto Beans & Mexican Brown Rice”

Street Tacos & Spanish Rice

When we lived in SoCal, we could go to our local grocery stores and buy pre-marinated Carne Asada steaks. There would normally be steaks that are marinated in a citrus or ranchero flavored marinade. It was so easy to just buy them marinated and grill them up! But since we haven’t found this down hereContinue reading “Street Tacos & Spanish Rice”

Crockpot Chicken Tacos

I love making Mexican food, especially when I can just put everything in a slow cooker and let it cook and do its magic! For this recipe, I use a whole chicken. I remove the neck and giblets before I add it in the pot. All of the seasonings I put on this chicken makeContinue reading “Crockpot Chicken Tacos”

Salsa Verde, Delicious!

Fresh salsa is the best, it’s the highlight of any trip to our local Mexican restaurant. Since it’s Cinco De Mayo tomorrow, I wanted to make a homemade version of salsa verde and serve it with our dinner. The recipe is simple! I roasted tomatillos and a jalapeño in our air fryer/toaster oven but youContinue reading “Salsa Verde, Delicious!”

Green Sauce Chicken Enchiladas

To start off the day, I made the green sauce for the enchiladas first and then came back and tackled the assembly of the enchiladas and baking 😋 to get started, I made the green sauce from scratch and I’m totally amazed by the flavor this has. It’s made with poblano peppers so it takesContinue reading “Green Sauce Chicken Enchiladas”

Easy Nachos 😋

Making easy meals during a busy week that taste really good, are my jam! We like to keep a couple pounds of ground beef in our freezer, and it’s nice to have them in a pinch when I want to make something fast. I defrost the ground beef in the microwave or in the fridgeContinue reading “Easy Nachos 😋”

Jalapeño Cornbread

This was the perfect addition to our chili last night. So flavorful! If you like cornbread and are tired of the same old recipe, this one spices things up! The cool thing about using pickled jalapeños is that you can choose mild, medium or hot when you buy them. I added mild to our cornbreadContinue reading “Jalapeño Cornbread”

Fish Tacos w/ Chipotle Mayo Sauce

In SoCal there are restaurants everywhere, with a variety of different types of cuisines in every town, suburb and city. Since we moved out of California about a year and a half ago, we’ve been slowly checking out restaurants and trying out new cuisines. One type of cuisine we don’t see much of down hereContinue reading “Fish Tacos w/ Chipotle Mayo Sauce”

The Best Enchiladas!

Now I know what you’re thinking, how could my enchiladas be the best? I think once you make this recipe, you’ll think, “Wow, they really are!” This recipe calls for ground beef, but you can also use ground turkey. The trick to get your ground beef extra tender and not dried out when you cookContinue reading “The Best Enchiladas!”