7 Taco Tuesday Recipe Ideas

One thing that I love is trying new recipes.  I was born and raised in South Texas so I am a huge taco lover.  You can toss practically anything in a tortilla and call it a taco.  And I will most likely try it because I love tacos that much.  We make tacos at home often so I am excited to try some of these Taco Tuesday recipe ideas.  And if you really wanted to you can try one new taco recipe per day for a week!  You can never have too many tacos, right? 1.  7 Layer Tacos // The bigger the taco, the better, right?  Absolutely! 2. Rotisserie Chicken Tacos // These tacos look perfect for using up leftover chicken. 3. Quinoa Taco Bowls // These taco bowls are meatless and still protein packed because of the quinoa!  And full of flavor too! [sc:adsense ] 4. Texas Tacos // I love … [Read more...]

Plan a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta With these Mexican Inspired Recipes and Activities

Cinco de Mayo is coming up. You know, on the 5th of May. {Can we stop for just a moment to think about that? MAY. It's right around the corner. 2014, slow down.} Cinco de Mayo is probably one of my most favorite days of the year. It's a no-excuse-needed-to-eat-yummy-Mexican-food kind of day. It's also, and more importantly, the day the United States celebrates Mexican heritage and pride. And a day to eat Mexican food. Oh, I said that already. Well, it can stand to be repeated. YUM! Today, I've got a bunch of recipes {and even a few decorating ideas} for you to throw a Fiesta like no other! Read on. Pineapple Habanero Salsa - Fresh pineapple is one of my very favorite fruits. If you've never cut a fresh pineapple, don't be intimidated. Make this recipe and cut into your first … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Taco Bites

Vegetarian Taco Bites A little Tex-Mex taste at your next get together.   This recipe will make about 4 dozen bites. What you’ll need:  A package of won ton wrappers or egg roll wrappers (if you use egg roll wrappers, cut each wrap into quarters) 2 8oz packages of cream cheese – softened 1 16 oz carton of sour cream 1 – 2 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon oregano 2 - 3 tablespoons chili powder  assorted toppings: salsa, sour cream, chopped green onion  mini muffin trays** cooking spray [sc:adsense ] Mix ingredients together. Spray muffin cups with cooking spray and then press a wrapper into each cup. Fill with mixture. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Afterward they'll look like this: Serve with options like chopped green onions and salsa as … [Read more...]