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Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

Here is another big flavor, easy to prepare meal from Real Simple! These Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos were real simple and real delicious. Recipe below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: I found sour cream a must, but perfect otherwise! Find the…

April 2, 2023

Refried Bean and Cheese Melts (Molletes)

Wow, before today I had never heard of a mollete, but, boy, are they tasty! These Refried Bean and Cheese Melts are a major comfort food. They’re like the Mexican version of a cheesy Italian grinder. If that sounds up your alley (meaning beans,…

August 31, 2020

Sweet Potato and Bean Burritos with Corn Salsa

I love a vegetarian option, especially when it’s a little outside the norm. Instead of your typical veggie medley, burritos get a unique twist in these Sweet Potato and Bean Burritos with Corn Salsa from Real Simple magazine! Just delicious and a big recipe…

July 21, 2020

Cheese-Stuffed Tostadas

My goodness, these Cheese-Stuffed Tostadas are good. This Martha Stewart Living recipe is restaurant quality with a variety of tastes, colors, and textures. The bean topping is so powerful, and something I’d like to include in or near every Mexican dinner! Details below. Rating:…

April 8, 2020

Cheesy Chicken Nachos

With everything that’s going on in this world, this was a Chicken Nachos kind of Friday night! If you too are in need of a little comfort, check out this recipe from Real Simple magazine. Details below! Rating: B How to make it an…

March 13, 2020

Vegetarian Tacos with Sweet Potatoes and Corn

I love a good vegetarian recipe. It’s great to find something healthy that adds a variety of protein to my diet, as well. Add to all that, healthy, fit for the whole family, and quick, well, sign me right up! These Vegetarian Tacos with…

January 23, 2020

Red and Green Chilaquiles

    I love chilaquiles! Since I always have leftover tortillas, or even tortilla chips from a takeaway meal, laying around, chilaquiles are a frequent dish around here. My past versions have been basic, but these Red and Green Chilaquiles, from Real Simple, are the…

July 8, 2019

Not-So-Average Nachos

    Happy Cinco de Mayo! My pregnant self just happily indulged in Real Simple’s Not-So-Average Nachos, and I can tell you, they are wayyy above average. Details below on how to kick them up a notch even more!    Rating: A   How to…

May 6, 2019

Sea Bass with Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, and Salsa Rustica

    Now, this is a meal. I have a lot of go-to sources for nightly meals–Chrissy Teigen, Ina Garten, Real Simple–but, if I want something show-stopping gourmet, I go to Martha. Martha Stewart Living’s Sea Bass with Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, and Salsa Rustica is…

January 5, 2019

Fresh Salsa

    Real Simple’s Fresh Salsa is OUTSTANDING. This restaurant-quality side and condiment has a less-is-more attitude. Simple, not overdone–just a true salsa that you would find at your favorite Mexican joint. Put on top of your quesadilla or on your Fourth of July table…

July 3, 2018