The Ultimate Cinco De Mayo Food

It’s Cinco de Mayo food time, and being an Arizona native eating Mexican food and tacos starts practically from birth!   The perfect meal always starts with a salsa and dip bar! Here are a few of my very favorite salsas to make, eat and serve!   Sweet Green Salsa  I can eat an entire bag of chips with this sweet green salsa and it is perfect to add to your Cinco de Mayo food list! It is so simple to make sometimes the canned tomatillos can be harder to find. So I stock up on Amazon to always have …

Country Fried Steak

Country Fried Steak Comfort food like country fried steak, is there anything better?! There is nothing like a plate of southern style food to bring all the feels. My son Remington loves steak. Of all kinds! But the one thing I have a harder time doing is finding new ways to serve steak rather than just grilling or pan searing it. Enter….country fried steak! I try hard to have a variety of proteins or meats each day. Part of this is to introduce my children to new styles of food of all types. Each of my children have gone through …

Honey Lime Mexican Lasagna

Honey Lime Mexican Lasagna The best Mexican lasagna recipe If you have yet to try honey lime chicken you are missing out. This delicious chicken combo uses chili powder and honey to coat your chicken before using it in whatever Mexican recipes you would like! The other night my mom made this chicken mixture for a taco bar we were having and asked if I wanted to take home the leftover meat to make the enchiladas I normally make using this chicken. I grabbed the bag of chicken and headed home but then a few days later as I was …

Loaded Pesto Pasta

Loaded Pesto Pasta Recipe The best loaded pesto pasta recipe is right here! The thing I love most about making pasta dishes is the fact that it is easy to customize for my family! For picky eaters I set a little bit of everything on the side and they them build their own! For the rest of my family who loves it all I load it on up! How to make Loaded Pesto Pasta Season chicken with Italian seasoning and salt and pepper on both sides Then drizzle the olive oil into a cast iron skillet and cook the chicken on …

Basil Prosciutto Grilled Cheese

Basil Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect grilled cheese? This basil prosciutto grilled cheese is basically an upgraded, adult version of grilled cheese! How to make a Basil Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Take a loaf of bread and slice it into 1 inch slices. Heat up a skillet or panini maker. Take one side of the bread and spread mayo and then on the other side spread the garlic mayo. Place mayo side down on the skillet. Then place 2 slices of provolone cheese on top of the garlic  butter. Then add a few slices of …

Fall Butternut Squash Tortellini

The Perfect Fall Recipe: Butternut Squash Tortellini How to make Butternut Squash Tortellini Start a pot of water to boil. Grab a skillet and cook the pieces of bacon and then set aside. Then to the same pan add the butternut squash cubes and saute for a few minutes. Add the tablespoon of butter if you would like! Cook the tortellini according to the directions on the back. Once they are cooked grab a slotted spoon with holes and scoop the pasta straight into the butternut squash. Stir until combined. Then add the pasta sauce and simmer for another 2 minutes. …

Juicy Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Juicy Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos Recipe How to make lime cilantro chicken tacos To make lime cilantro chicken tacos, first take the chicken thighs and put in a container. Drizzle the lime juice and the olive oil all over the chicken and then rub in it. Then take the spices and sprinkle evenly on top of the side of the chicken thighs with the skin. Rub it in and then place in the fridge to marinade for 30 mins to an hour. After the chicken marinades then you can either toss the chicken thighs on the grill or grab a …

Buttery Crockpot Ritz Chicken

Buttery Crockpot Ritz Chicken Have you ever tried Crockpot Ritz Chicken? This is not your average crockpot chicken dinner but one you should definitely try! How to make Buttery Crockpot Ritz Chicken To make crockpot ritz chicken, grab your crockpot and spray with cooking spray. Then place chicken breasts inside. In a bowl mix together cream of chicken, sour cream, salt, pepper, and parsley. Mix it together and then top the chicken with the mixture. Melt the butter and then crush 1 sleeve of ritz crackers. Combined together and then sprinkle mixture over the sauce. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. …

Pork Puff Pastry Bites

Pork Puff Pastry Bites with BBQ dipping sauce So flaky and delicious! If you haven’t made Pork Puff Pastry Bites, you need to try these! The perfect, unique appetizer! How to make Pork Puff Pastry Bites To make Pork Puff Pastry Bites, grab a crockpot and place pork roast in it. Rub it down the the salt. Then add the liquid smoke. Cook on high for 5-6 hours. Then shred Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Unfold the puff pastry and cut each sheet into 9 squares (giving you 18 total). Then arrange the cooked and shredded pork down the center of …

Oven Baked Tacos with Crockpot Salsa Chicken

Oven Baked Chicken Tacos I’ve made tacos just about every way you can think of, but these oven baked chicken tacos are by far my favorite! I am so excited to share this recipe with you! Make sure you try the salsa with it because in my opinion, it really elevates the entire meal. How to make Oven Baked Chicken Tacos Grab a crockpot and place the chicken breasts and salsa. Cook on low for 6 hours. Then shred chicken. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Then grab a 9×13 pan and arrange taco shells standing up and then stuff with the …