Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Polenta Tamale Pie WWPP 8

Polenta Tamale Pie

The holidays are upon us and life just seems to be getting more hectic. Are you like me, short on time, have too many things on the to do list and yet need nourishment and prefer a home cooked meal to eating out? Then check out this quick & easy recipe that allows you to have dinner on the table from …

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Santa Fe Chicken – Slow Cooker

Santa Fe Chicken Slow Cooker

When life is busy I rely on my slow cooker to put a hot meal on the table with as little fuss as possible. The slow cooker is one of my favorite kitchen appliances. This recipe has been floating around the Internet for a couple of years. Don’t ask me why it took so long to show …

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Turkey Tamale Potpie

Turkey Tamale Potpie

Nothing warms you up like spicy Mexican flavors baked into a piping hot potpie! This is another winning recipe that utilizes lean ground turkey. Of course if you are not a fan of ground turkey feel free to use lean ground beef. Recipes are just an idea of how to combine ingredients and there is …

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Cheddar Chicken with Warm Black Bean Salsa WWPP 7

Cheddar Chicken with Warm Black Bean Salsa

Just the name of this recipe is inviting and conjures up thoughts of a satisfying, flavorful Mexican meal. It’s a Mexican feast all on it’s own but since it’s pretty low in calories and fat there is room left to enjoy it over some rice or add a handful of tortilla chips for a little crunch. …

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Easy Fajitas with Mexican Food Finds

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With our new empty nest status hubby Tom has instantly become my new shopping buddy! Have no fear, he is going to like this new assignment as it comes with fringe benefits. Those who shop with me always get “treats” of their choosing. A few days ago we ventured into Trader Joes to pick up a …

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