Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

I have no idea how traditional it is, but it’s the closest to restaurant style Mexican rice I’ve come. It’s so simple and quick to make! If you can’t stand cilantro you can use parsley. ❤️ Restaurant Style Mexican Rice Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 25 Minutes • 1 cup medium grain Rice• 1 cup ChickenContinue reading “Restaurant Style Mexican Rice”

Cantina Style Salsa

I’m kind of a brat when it comes to salsa. I grew up eating hole-in-the-wall restaurant style cantina salsa and all those premade grocery store shelf jars always tasted too sweet and processed. So now I just make my own. 🤣 It goes great with my Carne Asada Tacos, tortilla chips and Green Chile ChickenContinue reading “Cantina Style Salsa”

Mango Salsa Herb Pork Tenderloin

I made Mango Salsa Herb Pork Tenderloin for dinner! 💕 The fusion of Mexican and Italian is surprisingly amazing! It’s so simple to make and went really well with the Steamed Rice and Roasted Zucchini. Despite the reputation pork has for being a fatty protein, the tenderloin actually has less calories than chicken breast. 😍Continue reading “Mango Salsa Herb Pork Tenderloin”

Pilfered Pantry Taco Casserole

More pantry pilfering! 🤣 Delicious Taco Casserole! 💕❤️ 🌮 Used up the last of my ground beef, but it was definitely worth it! Pilfered Pantry Taco Casserole • 1 pound Ground Beef• 1 large Tomato; chopped• 1 large Garlic Clove; minced• 1 cup Red Onion; chopped• 1 cup Radish; chopped• 1/4 cup Taco Seasoning Mixture•Continue reading “Pilfered Pantry Taco Casserole”

Copycat Restaurant Refried Beans

This is the closest I’ve gotten to mexican restaurant style refried beans. It’s so stinking flavorful and I make a point of prepping it as a side dish along side salsa rice for quesadillas, tacos, taco salads and burritos! Copycat Restaurant Refried Beans • 1/2 lb Bacon Ends; finely minced• 1 small White Onion; finelyContinue reading “Copycat Restaurant Refried Beans”

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

I made Chicken Enchiladas for dinner and they were amazing. If you don’t have the spice ingredients, you can certainly use premixed taco seasoning. I know that most recipes call for black olives over top, but I’m not a huge fan of them on my enchiladas. I baked the chicken so I could finish aContinue reading “Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas”

Margarita Grilled Shrimp

I love Shrimp! I’m not a huge seafood person, but shrimp is definitely something that I regularly indulge in; grilled or smoked being my favorite. Margarita Grilled Shrimp • 2 lbs raw extra large Shrimp; raw Marinade• 3 large Limes; juiced and zested• 1 teaspoon Salt• 1/4 teaspoon Pepper• 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes• 1/2Continue reading “Margarita Grilled Shrimp”

Homemade Flour Tortillas

I’m making gluten free flour tortillas for Green Chile Chicken Quesadillas tonight. 😊 I’m still new to the whole tortilla game, but I’m trying my best. Flour Tortillas • 2 cups Flour (I used gluten free but it’s a 1:1 ratio for all-purpose)• 1/2 teaspoon Salt• 1 teaspoon Baking Powder• 1/4 cup Bacon Grease• 3/4Continue reading “Homemade Flour Tortillas”

Smoky Ancho Chicken Quesadillas

I made quesadillas for lunch and they were delicious and so quick to make! I wasn’t happy with the tortillas I made last night so I made a second batch. Much better! ❤️ Smokey Ancho Chicken Quesadillas Ancho Chicken• 3 large Chicken Thighs• 1 Tbsp Olive Oil• 1 tsp Ancho Chile Powder• 1 tsp ChipotleContinue reading “Smoky Ancho Chicken Quesadillas”

The Best Chunky Guacamole

This is a recipe that’s been handed down to me from my mom and I LOVE it! The large chunks of tomato and onion add a delicious texture to the creaminess of the mashed avocado. It’s the best dip for homemade Tortilla Chips, Chimichangas, tacos and burritos! The Best Chunky Guacamole • 3 ripe Avocados•Continue reading “The Best Chunky Guacamole”