Mexican Inspired

Mexican Vegetarian Quinoa Skillet

Mexican Vegetarian Quinoa Skillet

  This Mexican vegetarian quinoa skillet is a quick and easy meal. Fresh veggies and quinoa are paired with a store bought sauce to save time! During the week time is short.  We get done working (either at home or in the office), I pick […]

Mexican Noodle Soup with Veggies – Sopa de Fideos

Mexican Noodle Soup with Veggies – Sopa de Fideos

This Mexican noodle soup with veggies is cooked in a spicy tomato broth.  Thin angel hair noodles are paired with lots of veggies for extra nutrition. It was Sunday – so soup – and I was trying to figure out what I wanted to make. […]

Mexican Hash Brown Quiche

Mexican Hash Brown Quiche

On the weekends we usually don’t have a ton of extra time.  Having a three year old who is active doesn’t enable hours in the kitchen for breakfast.  But the other day we were up early and had time so I decided to take the […]

One Pot Mexican Orzo and Veggies

One Pot Mexican Orzo and Veggies

This one pot Mexican orzo and veggies is a perfect easy weeknight meal. Loaded with beans and veggies it is flavorful AND easy to clean up!   Lately I have been on a one pot or one pan kick.  I had recently made this one […]

Easy Mexican Rice

Easy Mexican Rice

If you have been following along for some time then you won’t be surprised that my husband loves anything and everything Mexican.  He is from Texas and would eat something Mexican inspired every night if he could.  He really wanted tacos one night and asked […]

Verde Chicken Chili

Verde Chicken Chili

Fall is in the air.  Which means football, leaves changing, pumpkin everything and soups, chilis and stews.  Last weekend I was craving a good chili but wanted some meat in it.  I have made white chicken chilis before but wasn’t really wanting that.  Recently I […]

One Pot Spanish Rice

One Pot Spanish Rice

I remember growing up as kid and my grandma making us Spanish rice for dinner.  Her version had rice, green bell peppers and ground meat in a tomato based sauce.  We always loved it as a kid.  The other night I was craving a simple […]

Easy Veggie Burrito Bowls

Easy Veggie Burrito Bowls

One of my favorite things to get from Chipotle is a veggie burrito bowl.  They are simple yet flavorful.  Beans replace the meat (and frankly I think taste better).  But the star of the burrito bowl in my opinion are the veggies.  We live in […]

Mexican Mac & Cheese

Mexican Mac & Cheese

On a ninety degree sunny day what is the first thing that comes to mind to cook?  Mac and cheese!  No?  Just me?  Ok not really but it was Father’s Day and the day was all about making my husband things HE liked which is […]

Easy Enchilada Bake

Easy Enchilada Bake

I love making enchiladas.  While they are not hard to make they are definitely time consuming.  So I discovered a way to get the same great taste of enchiladas AND save time making it.  Win win!  My easy enchilada bake recipe is my new go-to […]