Chicken · dinner · Mexican

Spicy Chicken Tacos with Southwestern Succotash

It was this time of year two years ago that my husband and I went on a road trip to New Mexico. I had been to New Mexico several different times before then, but I really fell in love with it on that 2019 trip. It's such an enchanting place, with its desert & mountain… Continue reading Spicy Chicken Tacos with Southwestern Succotash

entree · Mexican · poultry

Southwestern Turkey Lettuce Wraps

I have become obsessed with turkey roasts at the grocery store. They are usually nestled in with the whole turkeys in the poultry section of the store. They're much smaller than a whole turkey (duh) and they are cheaper (not by pound, but cheaper than buying a whole turkey). I had never noticed them before… Continue reading Southwestern Turkey Lettuce Wraps

beef · Mexican · slow cooker

Mexican Shredded Beef Wraps

Chuck roast was made for the slowcooker. It's probably one of the things I make most in my crockpot. I've done it Mississippi-style, regular pot roast-style, and loaded with mushrooms. Chuck roast is my go-to when it comes to pot roast or slow-cooked beef. I wanted to make some barbacoa-style meat for lettuce wraps this… Continue reading Mexican Shredded Beef Wraps

entree · fish · Mexican · seafood

Fish Taco Salad with Shrimp & Avocado Salsa

I find Mexican food comforting in these trying times. It's not so much the days are hard to get through, but any time I feel super stressed out or have had a bad day--Mexican food is there to cure my blues. Usually I would dive head first into a pile of salt tortilla chips and… Continue reading Fish Taco Salad with Shrimp & Avocado Salsa

baking · bbq · Chicken · Mexican

BBQ Chicken & Sweet Potato Layered Enchiladas

Are you noticing a trend lately? A spicy, full-flavored trend? I've been on a Mexican food kick here for the past few weeks. I can't explain it. I guess it was inspired by the Cinco de Mayo holiday last weekend, and it's just continued from there. Most of the Mexican food I make is a… Continue reading BBQ Chicken & Sweet Potato Layered Enchiladas