Taco Night with Taco Cabana

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Taco Night with Taco Cabana

Any day ending in “y” can be taco night, in my book! Living in Texas, I’m lucky to have so many Tex-Mex and Mexican restaurants just a stone’s throw away. Most Tuesdays I whip up tacos, homemade rice, beans, and tortillas for dinner; but sometimes it’s nice to go out. This week my husband and I decided to go out to an old favorite, Taco Cabana!  Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

Sheet Pan Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

Sheet Pan Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

One pan meals make for easy dinners from start to finish. You can pop the sheet pan in the oven and take care of other chores or just relax as your dinner bakes.  Continue reading

Texas Chili Pasta

Texas Chili Pasta Recipe

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In case you didn’t know, I’m based in Dallas, TX! Well really I live about an hour north of downtown, but I’m a proud Dallasite and Texan. One thing this Texan can’t resist is anything Texas shaped. When I saw Texas shaped pasta just sitting there, I knew I needed a bag!  Continue reading

Orecchiette with Sausage and Vegetables

Orecchiette with Sausage and Veggies

Orecchiette with Sausage and Vegetables

Some of my favorite kinds of pasta are the ones cooked with veggies in their pasta water. It makes for a very creamy like sauce that I just can’t get enough of! Especially since I can’t add cheese or cream to achieve that lip smacking goodness.  Continue reading

Simple Bolognese Sauce

Simple Bolognese Sauce

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Traditional Bolognese sauce calls for hours of simmering, but in the long hot days of summer sometimes that’s just unreasonable. This simple sauce is just as tasty with bold flavor and takes just about one hour from chopping to plating!  Continue reading

Taco Quinoa Skillet

Taco Quinoa Skillet

Taco Quinoa Skillet

I’ve been on a real quinoa kick lately! It’s such an easy and versatile base to many of my favorite lunches and dinners. This recipe is the perfect way to eat lighter and healthier when you’re craving tacos… Which I do at least once a week!  Continue reading

Mexican-Style Stuffed Peppers

Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe

MEXICAN-STYLE STUFFED PEPPERS

Stuffed peppers are a great and healthy alternative to tacos or burritos with giant tortillas! In an effort to serve up a lower-carb Taco Tuesday dinner, I stuck true to my typical meal but stuffed then baked bell peppers.  Continue reading