If you love Mexican food but want that restaurant quality food at home, this Traditional Mexican Rice is for you! This recipe is easy to make and bakes in the oven, which locks in the flavor and moisture that makes this recipe so delicious. You’ll never go back to eating Mexican rice any other way! My entire family loves Mexican food. Even before living in New Mexico, I have vivid memories of taco nights, eating cheese enchiladas and this traditional Mexican rice. The original recipe came from my grandmother and she’s been making it for us for years. After visiting her… Read More
Five Minute Blender Salsa is the easiest way to enjoy fresh, delicious restaurant style salsa at home! One batch makes enough for a crowd and can be made in minutes with a blender or food processor. See how easy (and delicious) this restaurant style salsa is! It’s Cinco de Mayo week, which means give me allllll the Mexican food, por favor.
Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pulled Pork is a flavorful slow cooker meal that is perfect for busy families! This pulled pork is made with salsa verde that you can buy at this store, so this is a two ingredient meal! Use this pulled pork for tacos, nachos, quesadillas or just by itself. Recently my slow cooker has seen a lot more action than it has in years.
With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, these Simple Orange Lime Margaritas are perfect to have on your menu. They are made with fresh squeezed orange juice, lime juice, triple sec and tequila for a simple, flavorful and fun margarita recipe! This is a twist on a classic margarita recipe that you’re definitely going to want to try. I have many a fond memory of drinking margarita over a big bowl of chips and salsa.
Whether it’s a person who has just had a baby, had surgery or another medical issue going on, experienced the loss of a family member or friend, is going through a transitional time like a move or career change, or just someone going through a tough time emotionally, bringing a meal to that person can be so powerful. There are so many options of meals that you can bring to someone! Breakfast items like muffins and casseroles, snacks and side dishes, main courses like casseroles and soup, and of course, desserts are all great things to bring over to someone… Read More
Orange Juice Fresh Fruit Salad is a twist on a classic fruit salad. It’s perfect for serving for brunch, showers, or just as a healthy side dish for dinner! Perfect to customize with whatever fruit you have on hand, too! Growing up, I wasn’t a big fan of veggies but I’ve always loved fruit. During both of my pregnancies, my only “cravings” were for more and more fruit.
Looking for an easy breakfast to make for a crowd or to prep for the week ahead? This spinach veggie egg casserole is packed with veggies and can be customized to include meat or be vegetarian! This is the kitchen sink of breakfast casseroles that can be customized to use up those veggies in your fridge! Get ready for a delicious, filling breakfast for the whole family to enjoy. This is another post that is a part of my maternity leave all about meals to bring to others. In this series I’m sharing tried and true meals that are perfect… Read More
Welcome to the latest series on the blog and the second edition of 2018! On Around the Table, you’ll find products I’m loving lately, family updates and/or stories (aka adorable pictures of my kiddo), hospitality stories about the times we host guests in our home, what we’re eating lately, and more. I’d love to hear what YOU want to hear in this series, so please feel free to comment or reach out on Instagram! For this edition of Around the Table I wanted to a quick update on the first month with baby Camden! I know that I won’t be doing monthly blog… Read More
This Chicken Mushroom Enchilada Casserole is a hearty entree packed with flavor from shredded chicken, mushroom, onions, sour cream, and cream of mushroom. Perfectly for sharing with friends or a weeknight dinner! A few years ago my family started doing a Mexican themed Christmas Eve dinner. It was a natural choice for us because my family is kind of crazy about Mexican food.