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Cinco De Mayo

SEAFOOD ENCHILADAS (Chi Chi’s Copycat Recipe)

SEAFOOD ENCHILADAS (Chi Chi’s Copycat Recipe)

Do you remember Chi Chi’s restaurant?  It was my favorite back in the day and their seafood enchiladas were at the top of my list.  Creamy, cheesy, with big chunks of seafood, I still find myself craving these enchiladas. This is my take on Chi Read More..

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PALETAS

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PALETAS

Cool and creamy, these strawberry cheesecake paletas are made with whole foods and are very easy to make.  Kids love them and it’s satisfying knowing that you’re offering them real food instead of chemicals. This recipe is dedicated to my sweet little great-nephew.  We’ve established Read More..

CINCO DE MAYO CHIPS AND DIPS

CINCO DE MAYO CHIPS AND DIPS

One of the best things about a Mexican restaurant is the chips, salsa, and queso served with the margaritas. Why not make it at home?  In about 30 minutes, you can whip up a batch of Chunky Homemade Salsa and Creamy Rotel Queso for a Read More..

THE BEST GUACAMOLE

THE BEST GUACAMOLE

There are lots of guacamole recipes that claim to be ‘the best’, but this recipe uses fresh ingredients, is ridiculously easy, and is super flavorful, truly making it ‘The Best Guacamole’ recipe!  I think your family is gonna love it! Kick-off Cinco De Mayo with Read More..

MEXICAN PICADITAS

MEXICAN PICADITAS

A Mexican Picadita is a traditional dish consisting of a base of fried masa harina with savory toppings.  These picaditas are topped with a smokey Mexican tomato sauce, black beans, chorizo, onions, and cilantro.   They make a delicious appetizer or a light lunch.  Top with Read More..

FRESH CITRUS MARGARITA

FRESH CITRUS MARGARITA

It’s National Margarita Day!  Why not whip up a fresh citrus margarita and kick back to celebrate.  This margarita is smooth, not too sweet, and packs a punch with the silver tequila and Grand Marnier.  Take the time to rim the glass in both sugar Read More..

CHILAQUILES BREAKFAST CASSEROLE with cilantro lime crema sauce

CHILAQUILES BREAKFAST CASSEROLE with cilantro lime crema sauce

For a different and delicious breakfast, this spicy Chilaquiles Breakfast Casserole is an easy twist on the classic Mexican breakfast.  You can control the heat level by using mild or medium tomatillo salsa. I like to serve the casserole with Candied Bourbon Bacon, Nicaraguan Gallo Read More..

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

It’s 5 O’clock somewhere!  Reason enough to kick back and relax with this sweet and spicy cocktail.  Sweet guava juice and homemade, a spicy citrus/jalapeno simple syrup pair with tequila for one of the tastiest margaritas around.  Make it a cocktail party by serving these Read More..

CHOCOFLAN BUNDT CAKE

CHOCOFLAN BUNDT CAKE

This Mexican dessert is a moist, dense chocolate cake, scented with cinnamon and cayenne layered with a creamy vanilla flan and a goat’s milk caramel sauce.  It’s like two desserts in one. As we all #stayathometogether, comfort food takes on a whole new meaning.  I Read More..

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

Spicy breakfast tacos are a great way to start your Cinco De Mayo celebration.  Soft flour tortillas are stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs and spicy, Mexican chorizo sausage.  Easy enough for a weekday morning, yet delicious enough for a weekend brunch. If breakfast is the Read More..

MEXICAN GRILLED CORN

MEXICAN GRILLED CORN

This quick and easy vegetable recipe brings out the sweet taste of the corn with just a hint of subtle spice.  The flavors of the smoky corn slathered in the buttery sauce flecked with spice are the taste of summer. This delicious corn recipe is Read More..

SPICY SHRIMP TACOS WITH SWEET AND CRUNCHY SLAW

SPICY SHRIMP TACOS WITH SWEET AND CRUNCHY SLAW

These spicy shrimp tacos are healthy, delicious, and ready in about 30 minutes.  Plus, they’re just fun to eat. They are served on a sweet and crunchy slaw and drizzled with a cool, creamy cilantro jalapeno sauce to balance out the heat of the shrimp’s Read More..

CLASSIC CADILLAC MARGARITA

CLASSIC CADILLAC MARGARITA

Ditch the mix!  Enjoy this easy and delicious recipe for a classic Cadillac margarita using a few simple ingredients and the best alcohol that you can afford. A Cadillac margarita is considered a ‘top shelf’ cocktail using an aged reposado tequila and Grand Marnier liqueur.  Read More..

TEX-MEX BEEF FAJITAS

TEX-MEX BEEF FAJITAS

Juicy steak fajitas are always a crowd pleaser.  They are incredibly easy to throw together for a quick weeknight dinner. They are equally great to serve at a party.  What a show stopper to bring a sizzling skillet of fajita meat and vegetables to a Read More..

FRESH STRAWBERRY KEY LIME MARGARITAS

FRESH STRAWBERRY KEY LIME MARGARITAS

Since I embarked on this new writing/blogging career, I am so grateful for no longer feeling that stressed out, anxious,  Sunday afternoon dread.  Do you know what I mean? Those Sundays where you feel great in the morning and as the day goes on, you Read More..