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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Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

Bang bang shrimp is a crazy delicious appetizer from the Bonefish Grill Restaurant made by smothering deep-fried shrimp in a spicy hot sauce. The first thing you notice is how super crunchy the shrimp are. I think they might be double fried. The second thing you notice is the lip-numbing spiciness. They also stuff these… 

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Easy Jalapeño Cream Cheese Puff Pastry Roll-ups

Easy Jalapeno Popper Puff Pastry Roll-ups #recipes

There’s something about the combination of spicy-hot jalapeño peppers, cheddar cheese and cream cheese that I can’t get enough of. I don’t even care if jalapeño poppers are old news because according to me, they’re still the rage. Of course I had to make a puff pastry version! “You love that stuff don’t you?” Mom… 

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Mexican Crazy Corn Salad

Crazy Corn Salad

This crazy corn salad is inspired by the Mexican corn salad called esquites. Esquites is a play on Mexican street corn called elote. Elote is made by boiling or grilling corn on the cob, sometimes with the herb epazote, slathering it with butter and mayonnaise then rolling it in cheese like Cotija or Parmesan and… 

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