Crockpot Salsa Chicken Tostadas

Crockpot Salsa Chicken Tostadas A Few months back I asked my followers on Instagram what their go-to meal was. I was shocked that a good portion of the people said tostadas! It was something I had never or maybe only once fed my family! So I whipped some up with some easy salsa chicken made in the crockpot. These can be as easy or as fancy as you would like them to be! Crockpot Salsa Chicken Tostadas Salsa Chicken Ingredients 3-4 Chicken Breasts 1 cup salsa Place chicken and salsa in the crockpot of low for 6 hours or high …

Chicken Chalupas

Chicken Chalupas   My kids love making and eatings these chalupas with me. We normally make enchiladas with corn tortillas so these are a little different since they are made with flour tortillas! They are a crowd favorite and can be easily doubled or tripled to feed a crowd!   6-8 chicken breasts, boiled and diced or shredded 8 ounces cream cheese 1 2.25 oz small can diced black olives 1 10.5 oz can cream of chicken soup 1 4 oz small diced green chiles 1 dozen flour tortillas shredded cheese   Boil and dice the chicken and set aside. …

The BEST grilled cheese

The Best Grilled Cheese There are a few simple and very easy tips that can take your grilled cheese from a regular sandwich to something magical and amazing. It will bring you back to your childhood and make you smile! So without further adeu here is the simple yet delicious grilled cheese!   Grilled Cheese Texas Toast, Italian french bread or Sourdough bread, sliced mayo cream cheese, softened havarti, sliced provolone, sliced Take the bread and spread mayo on the outside. Then place in a skillet mayo side down. Then spread on the cream cheese, havarti, and provolone. Then top …

Buffalo & Blue Macaroni and Cheese

Buffalo & Blue Mac and Cheese If you are looking for the perfect Homemade Mac and Cheese this recipe is it! Then to take it up a notch adding buffalo chicken and blue cheese just elevates it to the very next level!  Buffalo & Blue Macaroni and Cheese Ingredients 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil8 Tablespoons, plus another 1 tablespoon butter1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese1 cup Velveeta cut into small cubes1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt1 lb elbow macaroni1/2 cup shredded Muenster cheese1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese2 cups half and half2 large eggs, lightly beaten1/8 teaspoon ground …

The BEST French Dips

The BEST French Dips

The BEST French Dips French Dip Sandwiches are simple and easy for a weeknight meal in minutes The other night I was in talking late with a few of my best friends.  The conversation morphed into talking about dinner and meal planning. I am huge on meal planning. It has become a habit of mine that now is just natural. I figure out my meals Sunday night. I look in the fridge to see if there is any meat or creams or vegetables that need to be used and then make my meals according to those. Then I order my …

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

  I use my slow cooker all year long but even more so during the summer! Days during the summer with all my kids home are long and hot! By the end of the day I can’t even think about heating up my whole house by turning on the oven! So slow cooker it is! My husband isn’t a huge pasta fan. I still make pasta but my husband would choose rice over pasta every. single. day! I love this rice from Rice Select. I really liked the shape and texture of the long grain rice. I noticed when I …

Cheesy Taco Pasta

Cheesy Taco Pasta

Every Sunday night my mom cooks our family dinner. She always goes way above and beyond and has way too much food for the 20 of us. Yes 20 of us eat dinner together every Sunday and yes she cooks enough food for 20 and always has extras. My parents decided this year to buy a cow! They halved it will a friend of theirs and when it got to the right size they had it butchered and cut into lean delicious meat. We had our first taste of ground beef from their cow the past Sunday and boy was …

Caramelized Pear, Bacon and Brie Bites

Caramelized Pear, Bacon and Brie Bites

Happy New Years Eve! I am a huge believer in setting goals and writing them down to help you achieve them! I have goals posted up in my closet that I read every day while getting dressed and it helps me to be able to see them each and every day to help achieve them!  I am also a huge lover of appetizers and party food! When I was trying to develop a recipe for Krusteaz to share for New Years I couldn’t help but think of something bite size! And believe it or not this is my first recipe …

Crockpot Chili Con Queso

Crockpot Chili Con Queso

I have made my fair share of queso dips. I love try new ones with different types of cheese. I think queso dips should be easy. Except for the fact that 95% of the queso dips that I make are not easy. Until I made this one. It was my dad’s birthday dinner and my mom asked me to make queso for the meal. I looked through the 5 queso dip recipes that I have made recently. Then my mom gave me this recipe. It is a “dump recipe” and sometimes I feel like thats what simple recipes should be!  …

Baked Beef and Bean Chimichanga

Baked Beef and Bean Chimichanga

We are Mexican food lovers. We have it almost weekly. Which unfortunately means that I am always looking for variety. My eldest son is a taco lover and the middle is a quesadilla lover. My husband loves enchiladas and I love just a little bit of everything. Chimichangas aren’t a regular in our menu. Mostly because I used to deep fry these babies. And Im not going to lie sometimes I still do. But for this time I baked them. Stuffed these tortillas rolled them up and baked them. Topped them with some green enchilada sauce, cheese, sour cream, and …