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These easy beef empanadas made with my homemade beef picadillo filling and store bought empanada dough are "fried" in the air fryer for empanadas that area ready in minutes (only takes 8 minutes to cook)!

Air Fryer Beef Empanadas

These lobster tacos are made with steamed chunks of lobster meat, avocado and pico de gallo, topped with a spicy poblano crema. If you want to step up your fish taco game, you need these in your life!

Union Cantina Lobster Tacos

I just love tacos with eggs, and these breakfast fajitas are no exception. Loaded with peppers and onions, guacamole and a runny egg on top (you can prepare the eggs however you like).

Spicy Breakfast Fajitas with Eggs and Guacamole

These baked Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos are peppers stuffed with a flavorful ground turkey filling, topped with my homemade enchilada sauce and cheese. 

Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos

This is hands down, The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe ever. Once you try this, you'll never buy canned again! If you love enchiladas as much as I do, then making homemade enchilada sauce from scratch is a must.

The Best Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

These low-carb Enchilada Chicken Roll-Ups give you authentic enchilada flavor without all the work, calories or fat. And you won’t even miss the tortillas!

Enchilada Chicken Roll-Ups

Salsa Verde is a fresh, healthy salsa made with roasted tomatillos, peppers, garlic, onion and cilantro. Perfect for dipping your tortilla chips into or used in recipes that call for jarred Salsa Verde.

Salsa Verde

Braised Cubed Steak with Peppers, Onions and Olives is a flavorful, budget-friendly and family friendly dish you can make in the Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or in a pot on the stove.

Cubed Steak with Peppers and Olives (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker and Stove-Top)

Skillet Cauliflower "Arroz" Con Pollo (Spanish chicken and rice) uses cauliflower rice as a low-carb swap, which means larger portions with 85% less calories than rice!

Skillet Cauliflower “Arroz” Con Pollo

White beans, shredded chicken, green chiles, sour cream and cheese – need I say more?

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

Move over tacos, these scallop tostadas are SO good and they’re ready in less than 20 minutes!

Scallop Tostadas

Loaded mini bell pepper nachos – game changer!! These low-carb nachos are loaded with turkey taco meat, cheese and all your favorite nacho toppings!

Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey “Nachos”

This is the Best Guacamole Recipe and it's so easy and simple to make with only 5 ingredients! Serve it with chips, tacos and more!

Best Guacamole Recipe

Traditional Mexican green chicken enchiladas, made lighter than the typical restaurant dish served throughout the US. Made with white corn tortillas, poached chicken breasts and a light coating of queso fresco, this dish is satisfying but won’t weigh you down.

Enchiladas Verdes (Green Enchiladas)

Picadillo is the most requested dish by my kids and it's so easy to make. We love it served over brown rice (or cauliflower rice) with this quick cabbage slaw or a salad on the side.

Instant Pot Picadillo

These are the BEST Chicken enchiladas, my dish of choice anytime I go out for Mexican! If you're an enchilada lover like me, you will love these!!

The BEST Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Chicken Enchilada Soup has everything you love about chicken enchiladas... in one big bowl of soup!

Chicken Enchilada Soup (Slow Cooker and Instant Pot)

For busy families looking for delicious, healthy meals that will keep everyone’s stomachs full and happy, lentils and rice with eggs and bacon are economic, easy to prepare and make enough for plenty of leftovers!

Lentils and Rice with Eggs and Bacon

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie – A saucy, lasagna-like Mexican-American casserole layered with vegetables, tortillas, sauce and cheese.

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with corn (pollo guisado) is one of my favorite comfort foods. It's a simple dish, but my whole family loves it. I make it at least 2 times a month! 

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with Corn (Pollo Guisado con Maiz)

Barbacoa Beef with corn salsa on a plate.

Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef (Pressure Cooker)

This Mexican inspired dish of Cauliflower Rice uses finely chopped cauliflower, which makes a fantastic low-carb, grain-free stand in for rice.

Mexican Cauliflower “Rice”

Grilled sirloin steak "flaco" tacos use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas! The steak is seasoned with cumin and spices, then grilled and sliced thin, along with guacamole and pico de gallo – low-carb and super delicious!

Steak Taco Lettuce Wraps

These garlic lime pork chops are so EASY to make, and only take 10 minutes to cook. I usually make them in my broiler but they are also great on the grill, they come out juicy and SO flavorful!

Quick Garlic-Lime Marinated Pork Chops

These easy loaded chicken "nacho" tostadas – topped with cheese, tomatoes, guacamole, olives and jalapenos are a great way to take nachos and turn them into a main dish.

Loaded “Nacho” Chicken Tostada

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce – An easy Mexican-inspired chicken dish made with just a few ingredients!

Easy Braised Tomatillo Chicken Drumsticks

Breaded chicken cutlets topped with everything I normally add to my guacamole – sliced avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion and lime juice. 7 Smart Points • 286 calories

Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Deconstructed Guacamole

A quick Mexican-inspired chicken dish, made in the skillet with a smoky-spicy tomato-chipotle sauce topped with an avocado-sour cream sauce.

Skillet Chicken in Tomato-Chipotle Sauce with Avocado Crema

This is my quick version of Puerto Rican style beans, which I make with either pink or red canned beans and diced potatoes, perfect when you need a quick side.

Puerto Rican Style Beans

Delicious Mexican pork made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) for tacos, burrito bowls, taco salads and more (also great with cilantro lime rice)!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)