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Enfrijoladas

Enfrijoladas are basically enchiladas with one difference: they aren’t fried in a sauce but rather coated in refried pinto beans. Trust me, they are delicious and this dish will be worth it in the end.

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Bistec Ranchero

Bistec Ranchero is a stew like steak dish that is packed with potatoes and jalapeños, all in a yummy garlic tomato sauce. You can wrap the meat and veggies in a tortilla as a taco

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Pepper Steak Stir Fry

Lately I’ve really been digging Asian themed weeknight meals. Beef and Broccoli, Sweet and Sour Chicken, Fried Rice, and now: Pepper Steak Stir Fry. It’s tender, it’s saucy, and it’s delicious. The flavor, oh my

Shrimp Ceviche on Tostada (Featured Image)

Shrimp Ceviche

Are the rest of you dying from this insane heat lately? Turning on the oven isn’t something I want to do this month. The solution? Psh – Shrimp Ceviche! Done and done √ Shrimp, veggies,

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Easy Stove Top Beef and Broccoli

Beef and Broccoli should always be on the menu for anyones Chinese night. It’s a no brainer. I love this recipe for many reasons. It’s delicious, the meat is tender, it feels like I am

Tilapia in White Wine Mushroom Sauce

Tilapia in White Wine Mushroom Sauce

Tilapia has been my jam lately. Forget Taco Tuesdays, it’s all about Tilapia Tuesdays! Wait, that’s crazy talk, it’s always Taco Tuesday but this Tilapia in White Wine Mushroom Sauce is a pretty delicious alternative.

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Tilapia Piccata

Tilapia Piccata. “Piccata”, that’s such a fun word to say. Give it a little accent at the “tah”. Like Hakunama Tata ♥ Anyone go see The Lion King yet? SO JELLY! I have to go

Drumsticks with Nopales in Chile Verde - Plated (Featured)

Drumsticks with Nopales in Chile Verde

Growing up one of my favorite ways to eat chile verde included nopales, Drumsticks with Nopales in Chile Verde, to be exact. What are nopales? They are cactus pads. Cactus pads that are cleaned of

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

I am the biggest seafood lover. Underwater critters takes me to my happy place. This Cilantro Lime Shrimp is no exception. It can be prepared in 15 minutes after a simple marinade. Trust me, the

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Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail is probably one of my favorite summer dishes to indulge in. It’s simple, flavorful and light. Seriously, I can eat this shrimp cocktail all day without feeling guilty or bloated. It also keeps

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Cajun Chicken Pasta with Sausage

Spiciness is life. At least it is in our house. If it ain’t spicy, something ain’t right. That being said, you can quickly understand how a Cajun Style anything is easily devoured. This Cajun Chicken

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Puerco en Chile Guajillo (Pork in Guajillo Sauce)

Today we are making Puerco en Salsa de Guajillo (Pork in Guajillo Sauce). If I knew how to add gifs to my posts there would be many of people drooling and rubbing their bellies. You

Post-Baby Carne Chile

Carne en Chile Verde (Steak in Tomatillo Sauce)

I love steak. Whether it’s smothered in mushrooms and onions, topped with sauce, or just pretty on its own, the taste of steak brings instant drool to my mouth. But being Mexican instantly means I

Herbed Salmon

Dry Herbed Grilled Salmon

Marinated Salmon has quickly become my favorite quick dinner dish for those extra hectic days. It’s easy to prepare, quick to cook and I love playing around with different flavors when marinating. Last week I

Post-Baby Soy Salmon

Garlic Soy Salmon

I love one-pan meals. I prepare them in the morning, let it all marinade throughout the day and I simply lay it in a pan, and pop into the oven right before dinner time. I

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Fettuccine Alfredo

I love an easy one pot pasta, especially during a busy weeknight. Serve with stuffed garlic bread and you have achieved Italian night – add it to the menu! I have never been one for

Gorditas - Fried - Chicharron

Gorditas de Chicharron y Gorditas de Frijoles

Gorditas, part deux! If you haven’t read my first Gorditas post, Gorditas de Azucar y Canela (Sugar and Cinnamon Sweet Griddle Pancakes), do it now! Read it, make them, love them ♥ Those delicious sweet puppies

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Meatloaf with Sweet Ketchup

When I think of American cuisine, the first dish that comes to mind is Meatloaf. Meatloaf is a classic dish that I have to master. My husband, who is Mexican as can be, loves Meatloaf!

Sloppy Joe's

Sloppy Joe’s

I love Sloppy Joe’s! Definitely one of my favorite American dishes. There isn’t much Mexican flair I can add to Sloppy Joe’s, but let’s be honest, it doesn’t need it! When I first made these delicious

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Enchiladas Verdes

Aside from tacos, Enchiladas are about as authentic Mexican as you can get. Fried tortillas stuffed with chicken and drizzled with a spicy green sauce. Uh, yum! Topped with sour cream and queso fresco, my

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Taco Bell Inspired Crunchy Ground Beef Tacos

I used to live off Taco Bell in my college days. Their value menu was my jam. Ranked in at #2 (Jack in the Box takes the win, of course). The bean burritos and crunchy

Shrimp Tacos

Cajun Shrimp Tacos with Sriracha Slaw

Officially declaring Taco Thursday because there are two days of the week that start with the letter “T”. Maybe I want to have tacos both days, why should I feel restricted to one day a

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Tostadas de Tinga

Tostadas are the crunchy version of tacos. They are topped with delicious meat of your choice and all the toppings you could want. You name it, salsa, pico de gallo, avocado, sour cream, queso fresco,

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Camarones en Salsa de Chipotle (Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce)

I LOVE shrimp everything! It is so versatile and delicious in almost any form. Cold, warm, in pasta, with rice, on skewers, grilled, baked, sauteed, on tostadas, in tacos, seriously you name it! It is

Meatballs Soup

Sopa de Albondigas (Meatballs and Veggie Soup)

Let’s talk albondigas! Meatball soup for those wondering. This delish dish contains all the food groups you could need: spice, veggies, and some beef. Okay, perhaps this is a bias opinion and these are the

Cajun Baked Tilapia Tacos

Cajun Baked Tilapia Tacos

Tacos, Tacos, Tilapia Tacos! Who doesn’t love tacos. I seriously think it could be the world’s favorite dish. Okay, maybe the country’s favorite. Well I am sure it is a California thing. Okay, I love

Enchiladas Rojas

Enchiladas Rojas

Okay, let’s get down and dirty. It is time for my ultimate, super detailed, super delicious Enchiladas Rojas. This dish may seem overwhelming at first, but it will not disappoint. Many people simplify this dish

Slow Cooked Posole

Winter is here! Yes, that was my attempt of including Game of Thrones in any aspect of my life. The obsession is real. But really, let us begin. Winter is here and one of my