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 …

Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps

Happy New Year!!! A healthier lifestyle seems to always be a New Years resolution every year for myself and I believe most of you out there! In my opinion the best way to start is small steps! With meals that you know you already enjoy with a healthier spin on it! So after I did my turkey breast prep by cooking it in a slow cooker and slicing it I decided to make one of my families favorite dinners! Fajitas! Except I used turkey as the main source of protein to lower the fat and cholesterol  content and up the …

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip

I am a sucker for dips. If I am at a party or going to a party the first thing that I do is head straight for the dips. I fill my plate with dip and chips and then hit up everything else after that. This dip is also a slow cooker recipe which makes it even better in my opinion. My family and I enjoyed this on Sunday while my husband and boys watched football. But with upcoming holidays this would be the perfect unique dip recipe for any family gathering or holiday party. It is more unique then …

Creamy Bean Dip

Football season has started and I am always looking for fun new recipes to enjoy during the game while the men watch football. Ill be completely honest I really don’t mind watching football with my husband, dad, or brothers. I grew up playing sports and have had a love for them my entire life. I usually understand what is going on while watching or playing different sports.     With that being said I love any type of fun appetizer food. I love ordering appetizer when I am out to eat even though I am pretty sure that my husband …

Baked Beef and Bean Chimichanga

Baked Beef and Bean Chimichanga

Baked Beef and Bean Chimichanga Recipe We are Mexican food lovers and this chimichanga recipe is an absolute favorite. 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 …

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl

Arizona is known for some pretty amazing Mexican food. The kind of Mexican food that is not always the healthiest. It usually contains a certain amount of grease but all in all it is still delicious. When I think about Chipotle I think about the healthy Mexican food that is is. This recipe is something yummy and a little lighter then the normal Mexican meal.  Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl 7 ounce can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce2 tablespoons ancho chili pepper powderSmall red onion, coarsely chopped3 cloves of garlic1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon oregano, dried1 tablespoon salt1 teaspoon pepper1/2 cup …

Mexican Steak Rub and Guacamole

Mexican Steak Rub and Guacamole

My husband is the main griller in our home. And before I had my Sous Vide Supreme grilling is the only way that we would cook steak. But ever since I received my Sous Vide I have ended up cooking our steaks in my supreme more than our girl! It is so easy to use and makes your steak guaranteed to be cooked perfectly!  Mexican Steak Rub 4 Tablespoons butter, softened 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lime zest 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 Teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons sweet paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 …

Pork Chili Verde and my favorite Rice

  This recipe is so versatile. You can serve it over rice or as a burrito bowl. Or use the chicken for tacos, enchiladas, burritos, or really anything you want. The meat is just so yummy you can even eat it plain. I have done that too! But for today I will be sharing my go-to rice recipe side by side with this yummy pork chili verde! Rice 4 cups water 1 1/2 Tablespoons chicken bouillon 2 Tablespoons dry parsley 2 Tablespoons dried onion 1/2 cube butter 2 cups uncooked rice Bring all to a boil and then add the …

Sonoran Style Enchiladas

At the start to each New Year a lot of people set different types of goals. I personally love goal setting and achieving! I know I get a lot of people asking me how I meal plan so that when dinner time comes around it is a more enjoyable time and not a chaotic race to get something on the table with their family starving around them as they are trying to cook. Each week I set a menu of the things that I will be cooking that week. That menu has everything from main dishes to sides and desserts. …

Cuban Black Beans

Cuban Black Beans

My oldest son, who is now 6, has always loved black beans ever since he was a baby! He will not eat pinto or pork in beans. He just loves black beans. Whenever I make them he always asks for a big plate of them and nothing else. Then he goes back for seconds! These beans were no exception. They are very very easy and have a lot of flavor. You can spice these up by adding more cayenne pepper or if you need them family friendly try just a pinch of cayenne pepper to give them flavor! Cuban Black …