Southwestern Taco Salads

These salads are loaded because that’s the only way you can normally get me to eat a salad. Blackened chicken, avocado, crumbled cotija cheese, fire roasted corn, pico de gallo, and a spicy chipotle ranch dressing. This is a “non-recipe” recipe – you can improvise […]

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Chile Verde Pork Ramen

It’s like two of my favorite foods had a baby. Tender chunks of slow cooked pork shoulder, swimming in a spicy, flavorful broth. And of course the recipe includes directions for the perfect ramen egg. This recipe takes some time to prep, but the slow […]

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Homemade Cheesy Gordita Crunch

Inspired by my all-time favorite menu item at Taco Bell, these babies are perfect for when you can’t decide whether you want a crunchy or soft taco. Have both! The lightly charred flour tortilla wraps around the crunchy corn taco shell, held together by a […]

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Salsa Verde Enchiladas with Chicken Carnitas

These enchiladas are the perfect accompaniment to one too many margaritas. They’re stuffed with smoky, tender, slow cooker chicken carnitas (note below), covered with tangy tomatillo salsa, and smothered in cheese that gets perfectly browned and bubbly in the oven. *If you’re looking to cut […]

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Spicy Chorizo Breakfast Migas

The perfect cheesy, spicy, one-pan Tex-Mex breakfast. It’s a mess of chorizo, crispy tortilla strips, peppers, onions, and slow scrambled eggs. Top it with avocado, salsa and crema for the perfect hangover cure. Serves 3-4 depending on how hungry (or hungover) you are. Ingredients: Vegetable […]

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Everyday Guacamole

It’s about as simple as it sounds and there’s no less than ten million recipes already on the internet for guacamole. Why did I bother writing a recipe about smashing avocados in a bowl, you ask?? Because this is a compilation of my favorite tips […]

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Green Chile Pork Carnitas

At this point, you might have gathered that I love Mexican food. Tacos are one of the major food groups on my food pyramid. And THIS recipe, well this is my hubby’s favorite (which says a lot). Pork shoulder is seared in a hot pan […]

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