Lentil Stew

I’ve been on a real bean kick lately, so when I saw I had a bag of dry lentils in my pantry, I got inspired. My husband had saved a ham bone from Christmas and he mentioned how we should use the ham bone with the lentils. Let me tell you I am so happy…

Easy Chicken Taquitos

I had some leftover shredded chicken the other day, from making my tamales. Since the tamales were a hit with my family, I didn’t want the filling to go to waste. Which is how these taquitos came to be. These would be an easy weeknight meal, you could certainly use any filling you like, but…

Green Chile Mac and Cheese

Hola! I have come up with the perfect meal to spice up your romantic dinner for Valentines day! Green Chile Mac and Cheese! I’ve been wanting to try out a new macaroni and cheese recipe for quite sometime now. This came together on a whim, the addition of jalapenos is a must in my opinion,…

Mexican Tamales

This is on my bucket list of things I’d like to make before I die. I seem to get intimidated with recipes my family makes because they already make it so tasty, could I actually recreate the dish and have it taste as good if not better than my family. These tamales were originally done…

Chickpea Cups

I was given the opportunity to participate in a challenge called #Beansgreensandproteinchallenge. This has been a fun way for me to get out of my comfort zone and start experimenting in the kitchen. I was going to make a big pot of garbanzos, but I thought that was a bit boring and I wanted to…