Mexican Black Beans

This is such a quick and easy way to spice up a can of black beans before you use them in tacos or burritos or tostadas or whatever! 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons freshly pressed garlic 2 teaspoons taco seasoning 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 2 (15.5 oz each) cans black beans, rinsed and drained … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

These were so good!  I made them last week for Cinco de Mayo and we ate them like rice bowls over this One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole.  You should definitely give them a try. 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes 1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies 1 … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Here is the main event from our Cinco de Mayo feast and it was yummy.  I made the tortilla bowls with those Costco uncooked tortillas that are so yummy and these taco shell makers which worked surprisingly well!  I got them at Gordmans for cheap, less than $10, just make sure that you poke the … Continue reading

Premium Tres Leches Cake

Here’s our Cinco de Mayo dessert which was outstanding!  I have another Tres Leches cake on the blog that is made from scratch so I wanted to try one made with a cake mix to compare and this is by far the winner, everyone liked this one better, it was moister and fluffier and tastier.  … Continue reading

Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salsa

First post from our Cinco de Mayo feast last night.  I could not stop eating this stuff, it was so good!  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe. 1 (11.8 oz) bag Green Giant Seasoned Steamers frozen honey roasted sweet corn 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup (1 small) Roma tomato, chopped … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Black Bean and Corn Salsa Chicken

This could not have been any easier or tastier!  It’s a Six Sisters’ Stuff recipe and offers so much variety in serving – on tortillas, over rice, over chips with extra cheese for nachos, or just in a bowl all by itself.  YUM! 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 cans corn, drained 1 … Continue reading

Friday Night Nacho Bake

I made this the other night for dinner, it wasn’t Friday but I felt good about it.  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe and was tasty and easy and, as almost always, I changed it up a bit so check the link for the original recipe. 1 pound hamburger 1 bag frozen corn, black beans, onions, … Continue reading