Tag Archives: jalapeños

Corn and Black Bean Taquitos

Corn tortillas are tightly rolled around a cheesy corn and black bean mixture and baked until crisp. They’re quick, delicious and so easy to make. And did you catch the best part? They’re baked, not fried! So not only are they healthier … Continue reading

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Mexican Rice

Looking for the perfect side dish to serve with your favorite Mexican meal? This one pot Mexican rice rivals my favorite Mexican restaurant and is so easy to make right in your own kitchen. The rice is sautéed until golden brown … Continue reading

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Lentil Chili

When the snow is falling outside all I feel like making are comforting meals that can easily be eaten on the couch while I am wrapped up in my favorite blanket. Soup and chiliare one of my favorites meals this … Continue reading

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Spicy Cranberry Chutney

A spicy spin on the classic cranberry sauce. This homemade spicy cranberry chutney with jalapeno peppers and bell peppers is a great addition to your Thanksgiving table. This chutney tastes great served either hot or cold. Vinegar, aromatics, spices and cranberries are slow-cooked into a  jammy … Continue reading

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Ultimate Spicy Beef Nachos

We continue onto Week 10 of College Football, which means another delicious Football bite! Loaded nachos has to be one of my favorite football snacks. Not only are they super easy to make, but they are always a crowd favorite. Spicy beef, … Continue reading

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Queso Blanco Dip

We continue onto Week 8 of College Football, which means another delicious Football bite! Here is one easy and delicious appetizer that is perfect for a Saturday afternoon full of football! Queso Blanco is one of my favorite appetizers to get at Mexican restaurants. … Continue reading

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Savory Southwestern Cornbread

Southwestern cornbread packed with corn kernels, chili powder, jalapeños, chopped red bell peppers, cilantro and cheddar cheese. Fall is finally here and that means hearty soups and chili are common in our house. A bowl of soup is never complete without a giant … Continue reading

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Corn and Black Bean Quesadillas

Flour tortillas filled with melted pepper jack cheese, corn, black beans, diced red onion and spices are destined to become an instant hit with your family. One reason I love these quesadillas so much is that there is little prep and … Continue reading

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Ceviche with Mango and Avocado

Delicious tilapia ceviche marinated in spicy citrus juices and served chilled with fresh avocado, mango, and cilantro. While we were traveling in Key West and Grand Cayman this summer we had our fair share of ceviche. I couldn’t wait to recreate … Continue reading

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Cuban Street Tacos

Last month my husband and I were down in Key West on vacation and had lunch at Bagatelle on Duval Street. There I had the most amazing Cuban Street Tacos I have ever tasted and I knew that I had to recreate … Continue reading

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