Baked Chicken Firecrackers

These Chicken Firecrackers make for a great game-day appetizer or a quick after-school snack for the kiddos. They remind me a lot of Southwestern Eggrolls, but they are easier AND they are baked! If you are making these as an appetizer you can cut them in half or in thirds to make for easier eating … [Read more...]

Chipotle’s Crispy Chicken Tacos

Whether you have been to Chipotle or not, now you can have Chipotle’s Crispy Chicken Tacos whenever you want!  There is something about the crispy shell, the perfectly cooked and seasoned chicken, and the corn salsa topped with cheese, sour cream and lettuce that makes these tacos over the top tasty!!!  I get these all … [Read more...]

Our Version of Taco Time Crisp Bean Burritos

These crisp bean burritos are a great finger-food– perfect for lunches or a quick snack. They remind me of little bean and cheese Chimichangas. Growing up, we were within walking-distance to Taco Time.. in fact.. it was really the only fast-food type restaurant within walking distance for us. I remember being really young and biking … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

This Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken is so easy.. really, it is almost TOO easy. Really, I have hesitated even putting it on here because it is so easy. I love making it on those days I really just don’t feel like making dinner. Most of the time we will serve this over just plain, … [Read more...]

Tomatillo Salsa Verde

I was so excited when my neighbor came by the other day and gave me a huge bag of tomatillos. I love tomatillos and that same day I husked them and made this salsa. What I love most about this salsa is that you can do SO much with it! It isn’t just for dipping … [Read more...]

Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

I found this enchilada casserole recipe on a fabulous recipe blog called “Table For Two”.  Everything on her blog that I have tried has been fantastic.  I made this pasta casserole for my husband a few months ago and now he requests it ALL. THE. TIME. We have tried it with leftover shredded chicken and … [Read more...]

Canned Salsa

I was so excited to go out to my garden last week and find loads of ripe tomatoes, onions, and peppers. I knew immediately it was time to make some salsa! This is my favorite canned salsa recipe by far.  It is Elise’s recipe and our family has been making it for YEARS. It is … [Read more...]

Cilantro Verde Sauce

This Cilantro Verde sauce is our go to sauce for everything mexican!  We originally got this recipe from our good friend the Food Nanny while presenting with her at the Really Big Cooking show.  She said this sauce was amazing, and after trying it out for ourselves, we have to agree.  Elise tried it out … [Read more...]

Mom’s Crock Pot Mexican Shredded Beef

This is our go-to shredded beef recipe, I simply love it! I had posted this years ago on our site (in 2008 to be exact) and it wasn’t getting the attention it deserved so I am re-posting it! At home we actually call it “Mom’s ‘Lake Powell’ Beef” because she would always make it beforehand, … [Read more...]