Crockpot Black Bean Soup

Two crockpot recipes in a row, it doesn’t get any easier. I love a good black bean soup and order it every chance I get. We are getting towards the end of soup season (I live in FL it’s rarely soup season), but sometimes I just can’t resist a big bowl of soup, even in the summer. I prep the onion and pepper mixture the night before and throw it all in the crockpot in the AM. This soup tends to get … [Read more...]

Burrito Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice

How many meals can I make out of the leftover barbacoa or shredded chicken you ask? A lot! Hopefully you froze your leftovers in 1 and 2 cup portions to make this meal simple to throw together. The only thing we are cooking is the cilantro lime rice and from there each family member can assemble their own burrito bowl. Have any other topping suggestions? I would love to hear them. Burrito … [Read more...]

Creamy Chicken Taquitos

I think by now it is fairly evident that we are a big fan of Mexican food. Of course when I saw a recipe for homemade taquitos I had to give it a try. These remind me of the flautas at my favorite local Mexican restaurant, except theirs are fried and probably loaded with calories. Using the chicken that you have already cooked in the crockpot helps pull this meal together fairly quickly. Serve … [Read more...]

Homemade Salsa

Just a warning there will be a lot of recipes to follow this week! To start with I am providing the recipe to the salsa that I make. It is so easy and tastes world’s better than store bought. I encourage you to give it a try and dare you not to like it. If you don’t want to make homemade salsa be sure to buy some already prepared at the store three recipes this week use salsa. Plus chips and salsa … [Read more...]

Crockpot Barbacoa Beef Tacos

At Chipotle barbacoa is always our first choice of meat. Up until now I had never attempted it at home, so it was always a delicious treat. This is a great easy prep recipe for a crowd or for your family with leftovers. Freeze leftovers for lunches or make tostadas, quesadillas, or burritos on another night for a quick meal. Save the cooking liquid to use in place of beef broth with a … [Read more...]