Santa Fe Chicken Salad

Santa Fe Chicken Salad

Has this ever happened to you? You’re starving and heading to the kitchen but then someone says “Hey! Let’s go out and eat!”. By the time you get ready, drive to the diner where you’re eating, yada, yada, yada. . . it’s hours later and you’re so hungry you could eat your cloth napkin? So… 

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Southwestern Topped Potato Rounds with Black Beans & Corn

Southwestern Potato Rounds

Thick-sliced potatoes are topped with seasoned black beans, corn and tomatoes plus plenty of cheddar cheese, crispy bacon and sour cream. They might just be the best potatoes I ever made. That’s a serious claim coming from someone who thinks potatoes should be their very own food group. The recipe starts by baking russet potato… 

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Cheddar Chili Cornbread Pie

Cheddar Chili Cornbread Pie

My favorite chili baked with a crusty cheddar cornbread topping! A happy marriage. There’s ground beef, beans, corn, onions, peppers, tomatoes and lots of lovely warm spices to round out the chili. You can make it red pepper hot or not, it’s up to you. The cornbread has cheddar cheese in the batter and on… 

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Buffalo Chicken and Black Bean Crispy Tacos

Buffalo Chicken and Black Bean Crispy Tacos

Slow cooker buffalo chicken is smothered in the easiest homemade hot sauce and tucked into corn tortillas with black beans and cheddar cheese then pan-fried to crunchy, golden hotness. Otherwise known as the life-changing taco. Yes, that’s a drastic statement but I don’t know how I’ll ever look at any other taco the same way… 

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Fried Fish Tacos

Fried Fish Tacos

The first time I ever heard of fish tacos, way back when I was a picky eater, I thought they sounded really weird and like something I would never eat. I pictured fish covered with taco spices and topped with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream. Totally unappealing. I’ve learned a lot of things about fish… 

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Tex-Mex Chopped Salad

Tex-Mex Chopped Salad

A Tex-mex inspired salad full of fresh vegetables, beans, cheddar cheese, tortilla chips and spicy pumpkin seeds with a bright and zesty honey lime dressing. Everything is chopped to bits so you can get a little taste of every ingredient in each bite. I love that. There’s fresh tomatoes, avocados, cucumbers (or zucchini), corn, red… 

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Chili

Crockpot chicken chili is the perfect meal for these long, hot summer days! It’s a great feeling having everything tucked away into the crock pot early so it can work its magic while you go about your day. Dinner is taken care of, no worries, without slaving over a hot stove. This version uses boneless… 

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