Tag Archives: Mexican

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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Corn and Black Bean Empanadas

Both Andrew and I are crazy about Mexican food. I swear I could probably eat it every day of the week and not grow tired of it. Although I have eaten countless varieties of savory empanadas over the years, this … Continue reading

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Churros con Chocolate

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with these hot, cinnamon and sugar-coated churros. Crispy on the outside, moist and pillowy on the inside, these churros are sure to put a smile on your face. With only five ingredients in this recipe, it is very … Continue reading

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Crockpot Chicken Tacos

There’s nothing like coming home from a long day at work and having dinner already prepared for you. With minimal preparation, you can make a delicious Mexican-style meal for your family. The slow cooker does all the work all you have to … Continue reading

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Caramel Flan

Andrew and I love hosting dinner parties for our friends and family, however, since we moved to Peoria we haven’t planned one. This past weekend changed all that! We had a few of our friends for a delicious Mexican feast featuring … 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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Mushroom, Corn, and Poblano Tacos

Switch up your taco night with these incredible mushroom, corn and poblano tacos! They are a quick, easy and light meal that your whole family will love! Thirty minutes are all you need to create Mexican night in your kitchen tonight. … 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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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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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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