The first time Steve and I tried hummus was in Vegas at a California Pizza Kitchen. I had heard about it somewhere, so I convinced him to go for it with me. It came with this tomato mixture on top and warm triangles of pita bread. We both instantly fell in love. And it was healthy! Double fist pump! Healthy Hummus Recipe Ingredients Hummus is made of garbanzo beans oil and spices Tahini paste. What is tahini paste you ask? It's like peanut butter for sesame seeds. How to make . . .
Years ago we went to a friend's house to celebrate his birthday. She made us these navajo tacos and this cucumber limeade. Fresh homemade fry bread, your favorite meat, beans, piled high with lettuce, pico, salsa, and of course guacamole, This meal is always a win in our family. Navajo Fry Bread In the recipe card below is a handed down family recipe for homemade fry bread that will knock your socks off. It is also a little more work and time intensive than I often have time for so I do . . .
The first time I had chimichurri I died and went to heaven. Now I want to dowse all my food in it. Dredge my steak, chicken and even veggies in this wonderful, delicious fresh tangy sauce. Make it up into chimichurri steak tacos and it's all you'll ever want to eat ever again. What is chimichurri Chimichurri comes from Argentina. When you go to any argentine restaurant make sure to ask for a side of this bad boy! The three main characters are: oregano, cilantro, and parsley. Blend up . . .
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 . . .
One of my favorite side dishes at a Mexican restaurant is whole pinto beans. I like them kind of soupy and really flavorful. When I discovered I could make beans in the instant pot without soaking and waiting I jumped on board. These instant pot pinto beans are so darn tasty! Easy Peasy Instant Pot Pinto Beans Making these instant pot pinto beans is a cinch. Just follow a few steps: Rinse your beans Chop your veggies Measure your spices Throw it all in the . . .
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 . . .
Beef and Broccoli is a fast, delicious easy week night dinner for any family! We love making it now in our pressure cooker. Pressure cooker beef and broccoli comes out tender and delicious! You use the same sauce and ingredients, it's just done to perfection! If you don't have a pressure cooker, no worries! This recipe on the stove-top is amazing too. When I was a kid I fell in love with beef and broccoli stuck to it. Didn't want anything else. No sweet n' sour, not anything. My parents were . . .
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 . . .
These creamy baked chicken taquitos are a staple in our house. We LOVE them. I love how easy it is, how fresh it is, how I always seem to have the ingredients around so when I'm in a pinch or dumbfounded as to what to make for dinner I have this as a backup. The kids not only help eat it but love to help make them. It's full of tender chicken, a little bit of cream cheese, spices and a little more cheese. With a crunchy, crispy, salty crust. Creamy Chicken Taquito Filling There are several . . .
Tacos are amazing right? You really can't get sick of tacos. They are so versitle. Besides from the party in your mouth -they are low fat, low carb, easily gluten-free, and easily vegetarian too for that matter. I LOVE tacos. I love corn tortillas with just carne asada, onions and cilantro or piled high with meat, cheese and veggies. Rubio's Grilled Chicken Taco Love I have a problem with Rubio's grilled chicken tacos. Seriously crave them every time I go out. It's soo worth getting a . . .
Fajita Stuffed Chicken... is that even a thing?! Well I just made it a thing and it's delicious! Juicy chicken, rubbed with spices and filled with sautéed bell peppers and chilies. It's a fajita lovers twisted dream! Amazing I know, and to top it off we are hosting a giveaway with American Kitchen! The two pans showcased in today's post will be going to someone special! . . .
Happy New Year! I wanted to start off my new year by taking a break from the sweets and eating lots of veggies. These zucchini noodles, that I like to call zoodles are the perfect solution. You get your noodle fix with non of the carbs! I created my zucchini noodles using the KitchenAid 5 Blake Spiralizer with Peel, Core and Slice attachment for my KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer. This has been the funnest little gadget. You can core and peel apples, create shoestring fries, . . .