Easy Lemon Bars are something I remember as being a "grown-up" dessert when I was a kid. My mom would make them occasionally and I don't remember particularly liking them. Funny how as you grow up so does your taste. I Love Lemon Desserts! Now that I'm an adult I love lemon desserts - and lemon bars are at the top of the list! But I also love lemon cookies, trifles with lemon filling. It's on my to-do list to put my lemon curd recipe on the blog, because it's a favorite as . . .
I've always been a fan of enchiladas. As a kid my parents would take me and my family to a small authentic Mexican restaurant called La Casita. With dim lights, scents of stewing jalapeños, and cozy seating it didn't take much to fall in love with the food. Our classic order consisted of the cheese and chicken enchiladas that was smothered in a rich red sauce. Growing up on those enchiladas, with the perfect sauce I've all but boycotted store bought red enchilada sauce. That's why I came up with . . .
It's no secret that carne asada tacos are pretty bomb. It used to be my favorite until I met carnitas. Carnitas are a savory salty pork, slow cooked or boiled, shredded then fried just a bit to give it a little added crisp. When it comes to making a Mexican meat at home it can be hard and intimidating-NOT anymore friends. This instant pot authentic carnitas recipe will amaze you!! Making the recipe in the instapot is the perfect solution for cooking for a crowd at a Cinco de Mayo party. When La . . .
Growing up red enchiladas were always a favorite...that love has spilled over into my own little family as well. These are always a delicious, easy, comfort food that we enjoy. My mom always relied on the seasoning packet for these babies - 'cause lets face it - canned red sauce is...well...yucky. So I have a red enchilada sauce recipe that will knock your socks off. Items From Your Pantry I actually really like the good ol' seasoning packet as well, but making homemade is nearly as easy . . .
A while back I was on my way to a hair appointment. I knew I wouldn't be able to eat for several hours and my stomach was growling, so I swung thru a nearby Starbucks and got a breakfast item that they called a tomatillo steak and egg wrap. I was delicious! It was this item that inspired these enchiladas. La Tortilla Factory The base of this recipe are La Tortilla Factory non-GMO Gluten Free tortillas. They are made with cassava flour which makes them not only delicious but a perfect . . .
This Cranberry Almond Dressing is how my Mom does stuffing. Stuffing is my favorite side dish at a holiday meal. I love the savory flavors, and the moist yet firm texture. The ingredients that my mom includes in the dressing make it extra special and different than your run of the mill stove top stuffing. Semi Homemade This recipe uses boxed stuffing, so it is semi-homemade, but just as tasty as the real deal. The made from scratch stuffing recipe on this blog is AMAZING and . . .
Homemade creamed corn is the perfect Thanksgiving side. It's creamy comfort food at its best, and it is a side dish even the pickiest eaters will eat! I know because I've tested it out and found it to be true. I love this recipe, creamy corn with a crispy cheesy crust! what is not to love? Do you remember when you used to buy school lunch and they served us creamed corn!!!??? I ALWAYS gagged. I hated it. I was not a picky eater as a child, I even loved school lunches...however I did . . .
The first time i had a meal like this lemon herb chicken and rice was after having my 4th child. Kind friends surrounded my not-so-little-family with food, and cleaning, and babysitting. Feeding and helping us is not an easy task! But man, it helped sooo much. For me I needed it so SO much more than when I came home with my second baby. Kids needed to be at school, needed to be entertained, needed to be fed. Overwhelming to an emotional mama who can barely function. One night a meal looking . . .
Who doesn't LOVE Mac and Cheese? Mac and Cheese is the ULTIMATE comfort food. With the fall months approaching I love burning my fall scented candles and breaking out the comfort food recipes. There is something about fall that I adore...maybe the smells, maybe the clothes...I'm not sure, but it's my favorite time of year. Simple & Tasty About ten years ago I went on the hunt for the PERFECT macaroni and cheese. I didn't want to hassle with making a white sauce or buying fancy . . .
I love my simple dinner recipes. These Steak Fajita Tacos are on that list. Most nights out of the week I don't have time or patience to slave away in the kitchen to make an elaborate dinner. Which is the theme of this sheet pan meal week - keep it simple, keep it tasty, and keep it low maintenance. Dinner Made Easy This recipe takes me 30 minutes tops and 20 minutes of that time it's baking in the oven. Just because it's simple and quick doesn't mean it lacks taste. Fajitas are always my . . .
With Easter morning around the corner, I thought I would share our breakfast tradition of egg souffle. I've shared this recipe on the blog before, but wanted to pull it forward for the upcoming holiday. Holiday Traditions Growing up my mom would ALWAYS make this meal on Easter and Christmas morning. As an adult I've continued this tradition and always look forward to that little reminder of home on the holidays. Not only is this meal special and delicious - but all the work in done the . . .
This time of year I get all sorts of ideas for elaborate dinners, perfect presents, cookies baking in the oven, and a Pinterest-worthy decorated home. Let's get real for a second. No one can have all of those things and still sleep. For this reason I love meals like this rosemary chicken and potatoes. This entire meal is made in one pan! The meal turns out elegant and beautiful, while the prep time is around 10 minutes. When I make this Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes meal it is a huge hit! . . .