The Best Carne Asada Marinade

Carne Asada Have you always wanted a recipe for the perfect Carne Asada marinade. Just like the restaurants use. With ingredients that are easy to find at your local grocery store. Well here it is! Carne Asada Marinade Ingredients 2 lbs carne asada meat 4 Tablespoons minced garlic 1 onion, diced 1 t paprika 1 T trader joes chili lime powder (or 1 t cumin + 1 t chili powder) salt and pepper 2 T olive oil 1 large jalapeno, seeded and diced 1 orange, juiced 2 limes, juiced 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup apple juice (or 1/2 cup …

Mexican Cobb Salad

Mexican Cobb Salad Looking for the Copy-cat El Pollo Loco Mexican Cobb Salad? Mexican Chopped salads are super easy to throw together and can be made for lunch or dinner. Adding Grilled chicken to make this a Grilled Chicken Mexican Chopped Salad makes this salad or dense and can be easy done. Personally this salad is hearty enough without grilled chicken in my opinion. But if you want it to be more similar to the el pollo loco salad add it away! This salad is perfectly topped with a creamy cilantro dressing to make it even more amazing! Hope you …

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 …

EASY Hawaiian Pork Tacos with Pineapple Mango Salsa

EASY Hawaiian Pork Tacos with Pineapple Mango Salsa

The BEST Crockpot Hawaiian Pork Tacos With Pineapple Mango Salsa My older 3 have been crazy busy with after school activities and sports. I know it will calm down during summer but in Spring all the activities and school programs are in full swing. My slow cooker or crockpot has saved my meal time lately!  I have tried many “shredded meat” crockpot recipes. Whether is is BBQ meat, ranch, teriyaki, curry, etc there is a million versions out there! And trust me I have tried way too many of them! And a lot of them are OK. But just OK. …

Top 5 Companies that are changing society

Top 5 Companies that are changing society

Top 5 Companies Changing Society One of my favorite things about being a food blogger is having the chance to work with brands that I already love. Stonyfield has always been one of those companies. Besides the taste and quality of ingredients another thing I love is getting to know the companies better. A little over a year ago I was able to go on a farm tour for Stonyfield and see the behind the scenes are their mission to create great quality products all while helping to “save the earth”! So today when they announced that they were part …

7 layer Dip in a Jar

7 layer Dip in a Jar

When I think of going to a Mexican fiesta or a party 7 layer dip always pops into my mind. And with the Super Bowl right around the corner party appetizers have been on my mind. So when I decided to do a fun collaborating with Stonyfield Organic Yogurt and Ball Canning Jars I thought about the picture make ahead of time appetizer that we could enjoy while sitting on the couch watching the bif football game! So a portable dip in a Ball brand jar sounded like the perfect thing! I love to use Stonyfield Greek yogurt in place of …

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 …

Southwest Chicken Wraps

Southwest Chicken Wraps

It is getting hot fast here in Arizona! The thought of turning on my oven for a hour to cook dinner is haunting me. So I have decided to use the grill and crockpot as much as possible this summer. These chicken wraps were just that! I threw the ingredients in a crockpot and grabbed a Toufayan wholesome wheat wrap and had a easy and yummy dinner for my family! Southwest Chicken Wrap 1 small bag frozen corn 2 large frozen chicken breasts, boneless and skinless 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (16 oz) jar medium salsa shredded cheese Toufayan …

Crockpot Tri-Tip Tacos

Crockpot Tri-Tip Tacos

  I saw tri-tip on sale at our grocery store and decided to give it a try. First we marinated it and then put it on the grill. And it caught on fire! haha it was still way yummy after we cut off all the burnt edges. So I figured that that probably wasn’t the best way to cook it with the marinade I had tried. The next time I got it I forgot about the “fire incident” and tried it again…same thing happened! So the next time I tried the crockpot. And boy was it good! We just ate …