Tag: Mexican

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Mexican food is pretty much my love language. I can’t seem to get enough of the big, bold, spicy flavors that are notorious with this type of cuisine. But then I seem to find myself wondering why exercise isn’t making a difference in my pants […]

Fast and Easy Cheesy Enchilada Stove-Top Pasta

Fast and Easy Cheesy Enchilada Stove-Top Pasta

Seems like “busy” and “dinnertime” have become best friends lately. We are rushed from appointments to lessons to practice to complete assignments and tweak projects. Throw in some pretty weather that keeps you outside more than in and the ever present desire to stare at […]

Mexi-Mac ((Part 3 of 3 “Tasty Meals for Tired Travelers”))

Mexi-Mac ((Part 3 of 3 “Tasty Meals for Tired Travelers”))

The third meal planned for our Spring Break ski trip adventure :: Mexi-Mac. If you haven’t caught the first 2 handy meals our fam enjoyed while traveling to New Mexico follow the links below. (more…)

Cream of Roasted Jalapeño Soup

Cream of Roasted Jalapeño Soup

I first had this soup at one of our favorite local restaurants – Interurban (“IU”). As I examined the menu, I noticed the soup of the day “Cream of Jalapeño Soup” and was instantly curious. Before I tell you all about the soup – let […]

CopyCat Old-School Iguana Lounge Salsa

CopyCat Old-School Iguana Lounge Salsa

In the year BB ((before babies)), I worked for an engineering firm in OKC, on the edge of Nichols Hills and had money to burn. Well, I NEVER had money to burn – but I could afford the occasional $4.99 lunch special at a string […]

CopyCat Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

CopyCat Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

This is it – the chicken enchilada soup recipe that will be your go to. Now, I am not bragging ((at all)), rather just stating the simple fact: this is the BEST enchilada soup recipe. It is just the right amount of thick and creamy, perfectly spiced and so very simple to make.  (more…)

Tamale Skillet Pie

Tamale Skillet Pie

This meal is one of “those recipes” — one that tastes like you had all of the time in the world to put it together. But in actuality, you had only 15 hurried minutes to get something edible into the oven. Um, I think that is happening […]

Huevos Rancheros Verdes Breakfast Cups ((Breakfast will never be the same!!))

Huevos Rancheros Verdes Breakfast Cups ((Breakfast will never be the same!!))

I have a bundle of recipes just floating around in the spaces between my to do lists, daydreams and whatever decides to bounce around in my brain throughout my days. And this recipe is one that has been begging to come to be for months. Please […]

Spicy Shrimp Tacos & Emily’s Special Sauce

Spicy Shrimp Tacos & Emily’s Special Sauce

If you saw my previous recipe: Summer Seafood Pasta, then you may me noticing a mini-theme. Yes, for the last 6 weeks, I have been craving seafood, especially shrimp. And — um, shrimp has become SO expensive, which is why it hasn’t been on our menu for a long time. But, Whole Foods ran a good sale, (more…)

Simple Mexi-Bowls & the Most Delicious Recipe for Mexi-Style Shredded Beef

Simple Mexi-Bowls & the Most Delicious Recipe for Mexi-Style Shredded Beef

A sign reading: “Necessity is the mother of invention” should be hung in my kitchen for sure — it totally describes my cooking life. It goes a little something like this: “What?!? it is 2:30 already?!? … Oh gosh. What am I going to make […]

Mexican Jumping Beans – ((Taco Seasoned No-Peek Bean Soup))

Mexican Jumping Beans – ((Taco Seasoned No-Peek Bean Soup))

There are so many things I love about beans – but I think my favorite is how hearty & healthy they are. Oops, that’s two things – sorry.  I know I have shared a lot of bean recipes on Food for a Year, and this […]

Spicy ((no peek)) Mexican-Style Beef Stew

Spicy ((no peek)) Mexican-Style Beef Stew

I am sure I sound like a broken record, but just to give you a status update: Life is still crazy busy! Here is a little story to prove the crazy part at least:

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