Grilled Steak Fajitas

Grilled Steak Fajitas

 Tender and juicy steak mixed with fresh grilled vegetables makes these Grilled Steak Fajitas a family favorite. Let your family choose their garnishes to make this meal interactive and fun. Today I am sharing one of my … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas are a family favorite and an easy meal to put on the table.  Warm, cheesy chicken, diced green chiles and peppers are baked in whole wheat tortillas with a cheesy enchilada sauce on top. If someone … [Read more...]

Mexican Stuffed Acorn Squash {Guest Post by Garnish with Lemon}

Mexican Stuffed Acorn Squash (1 of 2)

Good Morning guys! Hope you are staying warm. Chicago is once again in the "Polar Vortex..." Seriously, who came up with that? I am so ready for this winter to be over and be able to go out and get fresh air, take walks and … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is a quick and easy soup you can throw in your slow cooker and forget about! Serve it with your favorite fixings and warm up on those cold winter nights! Today I am sharing one of the … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Mexican Red Chili Tacos

Crockpot tacos

This post brought to you by Campbell’s Dinner Sauces. Weekend-worthy dinners with only weekday-level effort needed! Learn more at  As always opinions are 100% my own. Slow Cooker Mexican Red Chi … [Read more...]

Queso Blanco Dip

Queso Dip

A warm, creamy Queso Blanco Dip with a little extra kick that is sure to be a hit at your tailgate or party.   Are you freezing yet? Well in Chicago it has been around 40 degrees this whole week and frost on my car in … [Read more...]

Grilled Corn Salsa

Roasted Corn Salsa

Good Morning! I hope you had a great, sunny weekend! We spent it in Michigan enjoying the beach, good company and  camp fires. It was relaxing and the perfect retreat from the busy life! Speaking of is that time … [Read more...]

Pineapple Mango Guacamole

Pineapple Mango Guacamole

Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching! In my college days Cinco de Mayo was one of my favorite holidays.  My girlfriends would all head to one of our favorite restaurants in Champaign, IL and celebrate with margaritas, chips, salsa, g … [Read more...]

Smoky Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

Happy Monday! I hope you had a good weekend. Ours was low key. Friday night we went to Hofbrauhaus and had a couple beers and a huge German pretzel.  It was a good prep for the real thing in a month. Our son got a kick out … [Read more...]

Mexican Pasta Salad


Happy Friday! We got a lot of snow (well only 5 inches, but it is the most this winter). I hope you have something fun planned for the weekend! My parents are on their way from Tennessee to spend the weekend with us and I am … [Read more...]

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa {Salsa Verde}

Tomatillo Salsa

Do you have a quick and easy salsa recipe ready for Super Bowl Sunday?  I Well no worries, I made one for you and I think know you will like it. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you saw a picture of this T … [Read more...]

Cilantro Lime Rice


Last night I made black bean soup for the first time using Kristin’s recipe over on Iowa Girl Eats. This stuff is GOOD! She isn't joking when she says it is the “best” black bean soup ever. Instead of re-posting her recipe and u … [Read more...]

Skinny Seven Layer Dip

Taco Dip

Do you ever go to a party and find yourself addicted to one appetizer, dip, spread? Something you just can't seem to pull yourself away from? Well, if you catch me on the right day, seven layer dip is my … [Read more...]


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