Category Archives: Mexican

Southwestern Egg Rolls with Cilantro Cream Sauce

There comes a moment in time when eating out, that I’m struck by the sticker price of the bill, and think to myself and share with Chris, I can make this at home for a heck of a lot less, have … Continue reading

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Making your own taco seasoning is budget friendly and quick to toss together. We had taco salad for dinner Sunday evening and while the meat was browning, I whisked it together. Ingredients: 2 tbsp. chili powder 2 tsp. paprika 2 tsp. cumin … Continue reading

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Bean Burritos

When I make Mexican food, I usually always make a big pot of beans to go with it. A 2 lb. bag of pinto beans makes enough beans to go with the meal and then there’s enough left over I use them … Continue reading

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Pinto Beans

Easy, flavorful, and diverse. Whenever I make Mexican food, you can pretty much guarantee these accompany the meal. Later in the week, I puree it (no need to refry) in the Ninja to make bean and cheese burritos which I wrap … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex Spice

The essential spice for nearly all Mexican food. *I usually double the recipe listed below so that I always have it on hand. Ingredients: 3 tbsps. plus 2 tsps. ground cumin 3 tbsps. granulated garlic 2 tbsps. salt 1 tbsp. coarse … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas with Corn Tortillas

I first started making these way back when Chris and I were first engaged. I was going to school full time in Greeley finishing up my bachelor’s degree in Psychology, working full time on the psych unit, and living with Gino … Continue reading

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