Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

I’ve been making my own taco seasoning for quite a while now. When I started really getting into food and watching Food Network a few years ago, I watched a lot of Rachael Ray 30 Minute Meals, because that was relatable to me. Even when making a meal in 30 minutes or less, she always […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Rice with an Attitude

The other day, I planned to make Spicy Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa.  I asked Tim what he wanted to go with it, and he said rice.  I didn’t want to use a preflavored box of rice because it’s so easy to make your own, and that way you can control the ingredients and flavor, so […]

Cilantro Jalapeno Bean Dip

I saw this recipe on Rachael Ray’s daytime TV show a couple of weeks ago, and I wanted to make it right away. My brother was having a birthday party, which happened to be on St. Patrick’s Day, so I thought this green dip would be a great appetizer to take to the party. My […]

Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans

I love all Mexican food, but Chipotle is one of my guilty pleasures.  It’s just so delicious.  One time, I was making some enchiladas and decided to try to replicate their cilantro lime rice.  I have to say, I think I did pretty darn good on the first try.  The only thing I did differently […]

Fish Tacos with Roasted Corn and Avocado Salsa

The first time I heard about fish tacos was probably about five years ago, and my immediate thought was “gross!”  Fish and tacos just did not sound like something that should be put together.  Ever.  But the more I got into cooking, and the more my palate’s horizons began to expand, the more okay I […]

Southwest Skillet Scramble

On weekends, Tim and I like to put together different variations of skillet scrambles using different meats, veggies, and cheeses.  They are so quick and easy, made all in one pan, and you can make them millions of different ways.  Tim loves eggs, so he’d eat them any which way.  I decided to put something […]