Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Turkey Pumpkin Chili & A Blog Anniversary!

I do love me some pumpkin but have always associated it with sweeter foods like pumpkin muffins, low fat pumpkin pie, pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin butter or pumpkin cranberry baked oatmeal bars. For a long time I have seen savory recipes that incorporate canned pumpkin but hadn’t taken the plunge myself. That is until a couple of days …

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Vegetarian Black Bean & Soy Chorizo Chili / WWPP 6

All winter long we eat a variety of soups, stews and chili so I’m always up for trying new recipes to add to our regular rotation of favorites. This recipe is going at the top of my list! The flavor the first day was good but each day after it just got better and better. It’s not a spicy …

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Polenta Tamale Pie WWPP 8

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

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

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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