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 […]

Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus from chef-in-training.com ...This could possibly be the best hummus recipe ever! It is SO good and jam-packed with flavor!

With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, I thought it would be fun to put a Mexican-ish spin on one of my favorite appetizers :) Let me introduce you to Black Bean Hummus… this could quite possibly be my favorite hummus yet! It is jam packed with INCREDIBLE flavor that will have you coming back […]

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 Hamburger Dip and …

Crock Pot Hamburger Dip... This dip is so easy to make and is a definite crowd pleaser! #appetizer #recipe #crockpotchic

***GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED**** You all know by now how much I LOVE my Crock Pot. Hands down, my favorite kitchen appliance. I couldn’t tell you how many times it has saved dinner at my house. I was beyond excited when Crock Pot contacted me to introduce you to their new line of Crock Pots, Crock-Pot® Create-A-Crock™. […]

Baked Chicken Fajitas

Baked Chicken Fajitas!... Healthy, delicious and SO EASY! Definitely a family favorite!

Today is my little boy’s one-year birthday! I really can’t believe it has been a year.  I know it is cliche to say, but it literally feels like just yesterday I held him in my arms for the first time. We threw him a little party with our families yesterday and just enjoyed celebrating him […]

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

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We are a split family when it comes to dinner choices.  My daughter, if she had a choice, would have spaghetti every night… and I would choose to have Mexican every night… and my husband and son will eat just about anything. This meal is the best of pasta and Mexican.  It is DELICIOUS!  I […]

Weight Watchers Salsa Roll Ups

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Be sure and join me on Facebook for the latest updates on new recipes! I am always on the look out for more appetizers/finger foods for parties and these little guys hit the spot!  We all loved them!  They are extremely easy and fast to throw together.  And guess what…they are a Weight Watchers recipe…What’s not to […]