Easy Stacked Enchiladas Verdes

Who’s got time to individually wrap each and every tortilla??? Not this girl! Stacked enchiladas are a fantastic and ridiculously easy method for those countless busy nights that leave you with little time to cook.  These came out oh so delicious and show up often in the meal rotation. It’s like…

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Taco Salad with Easy Homemade Shells

Taco salad is one of my favorite dishes. I’m fairly sure it’s not authentic and, up until a few months ago, thought it impossible to make at home. Isn’t that just about the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever heard? It’s a stupid salad! Salads are the easiest thing in the world…

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Enchilritochanga

Enchilritochanga. 3 Mexican dishes in one!

Yeah, I’m making up words now, lol. Enchil-rito-changa! Part enchilada, part burrito, part chimichanga, all delicious! It started off as a baked chimichanga but then I added beans to the filling… and enchilada sauce as a topping. And since each has its own name: Enchilada = sauce over the tortilla…

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Pico De Gallo Sencillo

Pico De Gallo Sencillo

What does Pico De Gallo mean? Pico De Gallo, actually means roosters beak! It is named this because a long time ago people used to eat it by pinching little bits between their fingers. Thus making their hands look like a birds beak…. ridiculous but true. A more apt name would…

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Pico De Gallo Especial

Did you know that pico de gallo actually translates to rooster’s beak? I didn’t either. Um…. ok… that makes no sense. I tried looking up why this is and the guesses are as ridiculous as the name!! 1. Back in the day, pico was eaten with the thumb and forefinger…

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Carne Asada

Carne asada essentially means grilled meat. Well that’s not very specific now is it? Upon further research as to what makes an authentic Mexican carne asada the expectation is this: practically paper-thin steak marinated with citrus and other traditional Mexican flavors. Well that still gives a ton of leeway right? This is one…

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Mom’s Meaty Enchiladas

Mom's Meaty Enchiladas

Because sometimes you just want meat! I’ll admit I’m not a big carnivore. I like a little meat and a lot of pasta, veggies, sauces, and cheese. But, on occasion, meat just sounds great! That’s where this completely non – authentic, ultimate comfort food, super meat bomb comes into play.…

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Restaurant Style Mexican Shredded Chicken

Great for tacos, salads, quesadillas, burritos, nachos, everything!! I came up with this recipe because I love restaurant style shredded Mexican chicken but I hate dark meat. It’s a big crowd pleaser and it keeps in the freezer really well so it’s great to do in bulk. Instructions Boil chicken…

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Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

This is one of my favorite crock pot recipes. It’s based on a Guatemalan recipe I learned while working at a little cafe in Bellingham, WA. The owner was from there as were the coffee beans and several delicious soup recipes. This one is the best! It’s spicy, hearty, healthy, and ridiculously…

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