Beef Empanadas

Beef Empanadas from chef-in-training.com ...A easy and delicious dinner the whole family will love!

My mom used to work at a Mexican restaurant during her college days. To this day, she raves about their Beef Empanadas. While I was visiting a few weeks ago, she whipped some up and I must admit, they are as delicious as she raves about them! The tasty flavor of steak, seasonings and flavorful […]

BAKED Creamy Green Chile Beef …

Baked Creamy Green Chile Beef Taquitos from chef-in-training.com ...Tastes like a million bucks but requires hardly any effort to make! Totally my kind of meal!

I am all about EASY and DELICIOUS dinners. These past couple weeks have been SO busy around my neck of the woods. Between me and my husband, our schedule can fill up pretty fast. Within the next month, I am flying out for 3 different events and my husband for one. I had two events […]

Mini Mexican Quiches

Mini Mexican Quiches on chef-in-training.com ...These are such a flavorful and unique spin on a traditional breakfast favorite! YUM!

Sorry for the absence this weekend :) I have been enjoying my time at SNAP conference and have been a little pre-occupied learning some amazing things for this crazy and fun blogging journey. Have no fear though, I am back and ready to get this week kicked off with some flavor ;-) I love these […]

Spicy Black Beans and Rice

Spicy Black Beans and Rice on chef-in-training.com ...This is a fast, easy, healthy and flavorful meal! It gets rave reviews in my home!

Growing up, my mom made this dinner often after a good workout. The great thing about it is that it is packed with so much delicious flavors, you really wouldn’t mind eating healthy if this dish was placed in front of you. It was and still is one of my favorite easy dinners to whip […]

Smothered Creamy Green Chile …

Smothered Creamy Green Chile Bacon Chicken from chef-in-training.com ...This recipe tastes like it comes off the menu of a fancy Mexican Restaurant! It is INCREDIBLE! #recipe #dinner #chicken

Sometimes, I create recipes that make me think, “I would totally order this off a fancy restaurant’s menu.” This is one of those recipes.  As I have mentioned before on my blog, I am quite the mix when it comes to my ethnicity. My in-laws call me a “Grexicasion” and I am proud of it. […]

Santa Fe Chicken Quesadillas

Santa Fe Chicken Quesadilla from chef-in-training.com ...This is absolutely the best quesadilla I have ever had! So many great flavors! #recipe #dinner

Mexican Food is my favorite type of food, no ifs ands or buts about it! Last week, I chopped off part of my thumb and had to get it sewn back on. My husband was on travel for work, so my parents so kindly offered to let me stay with them until he got back […]

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Casserole on chef-in-training.com  ...The great flavor of chicken enchiladas, with only a fraction of the work! #dinner #recipe

Casseroles. Lets talk about these for a second. I think sometimes casseroles get a negative connotation with the name because people associate them with sloppy, cheap or a mixture of “stuff” combined into one dish. I beg to differ. I LOVE casseroles. I mean sometimes combining your favorite stuff into a simple dish makes the […]

Crock Pot Enchilada Chicken

Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken at chef-in-training.com ...ONLY 4 ingredients and SO good! #recipe #slowcooker

Sometimes experiments in the kitchen turn out to be DELICIOUS meals and new family favorites, this is one of those. A couple weeks ago, I entered the kitchen knowing an outline of what I wanted to make. I wanted a slow cooker meal and I wanted Mexican. After looking into my pantry, I picked out […]