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Mexican/Latin

These Mexican/Latin recipes are listed in alphabetical order.

Albóndigas Soup {Mexican Meatball Soup}

It was this Kicked Up Albóndiga Soup recipe from Hispanic Kitchen that first grabbed my attention.  I knew instantly…

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Beef & Bean Chili

I will admit that I whipped up this Beef & Bean Chili for the sole purpose of picturing it....on a Baked Potato.  That's right.  I'm about…

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Beef, Bean & Cheese Nachos {with Jalapeños}

You know that little local Mexican joint that has become your convenient fast lunch or after-work margarita spot.  Mine closed down…

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Black Bean Puree That You’ll Love

Yesterday I described a fantastic salad with Black Bean Puree that I enjoyed recently.  I'm recreating my favorite components, including…

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Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margaritas

Blackberry Margaritas When the blackberries are in season and look this good, I'm hunting recipes to make.  This Margarita recipe from…

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Bodacious Roast Chicken {Mexican Style}

We, like most families, go through "What's for Dinner" ruts from time to time.  Last week frankly was a bit of a challenge.  Thank goodness our…

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Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Once you've made a batch of Buffalo Chicken Dip, you've opened up endless recipe-twist possibilities.  I decided on Buffalo Chicken…

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Caldo de Pollo {Sundays with Shelby}

It’s been a challenging couple of weeks for my kid Shelby.  My tender-hearted 22 year old had her heart strings plucked like a…

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Carne Asada Marinated Beef Tips {over Jalapeño & Corn Grits}

I saw this plate of heavenly food in a magazine ad (something very similar to this plate).  I knew at that moment I would…

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Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

There's something about watching football while raking a chip through hot cheesy dip.  It just feels good.  I hadn't planned on…

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Chicken Chilaquiles {with Fried Eggs}

Chicken Chilaquiles. Chee-lah-KEE-less. Chicken-ala-cheese-ness. There are about a bazillion corn tortillas in a package.  Have you noticed…

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Chicken Enchiladas Soup from Lemony Thyme

Chicken Enchiladas Soup

This week's whole roasted chicken got bathed in rich Homemade Enchilada Sauce.  Think BBQ Chicken, only basted with that wonderful chili and…

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Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce {Enchiladas Verdes}

Found a fantastic and super easy recipe for tomatillo sauce which fit right into my plan.  I've been wanting to make 'Red' Enchilada Sauce which we…

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Chicken Enchiladas {with Red Sauce}

Chicken Enchiladas {with Red Sauce}

The recipe inspiration for this dish comes from a dear sweet friend.  She delivered two pans of these delicious Chicken Enchiladas to…

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Closeup overhead shot of Cilantro Chicken Avocado Taco Salad in a taco shell bowl.

Chicken Salad with Avocado & Cilantro {in a Taco Salad Shell}

Half of our motivation to roast a whole chicken each week is for the leftover cooked chicken and the makings of homemade chicken broth.  The…

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup {Share the Love}

Today we are Sharing the Love at the office in honor of Customer Service Appreciation Week.  Sharing the love for our amazing…

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Chimichurri Sauce

This Chimichurri Sauce is bursting with fresh flavor.  It adds just the right pizzazz to grilled meats or roasted veggies. We…

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Chipotle Salsa is Addicting

This Chipotle Salsa is super addicting!! We put in on everything from Carnitas to rice to homemade tortilla chips! For that matter it was the…

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Christmas Leftover Chili

Christmas Leftover Chili began by assessing the leftovers in the fridge.  Here's a quick run down of what we found. A hunk of Prime…

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Shrimp & Avocado Tostadas

Cilantro Lime Shrimp & Avocado Tostadas {Weight Watchers}

It's funny how one abundant ingredient can spark all kinds of recipe inspiration.  For us, it's what seems to be a never ending bag of Corn…

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe Round Up

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner.  I've bundled up some of our most popular Mexican inspired recipes for your viewing pleasure. …

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Cool Ranch Jalapeno Poppers

Cool Ranch Jalapeño Poppers {just for fun}

We found the nicest bag of jalapeños at our wholesale club on Saturday and decided to try our hand at making Jalapeño Poppers.  As…

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Crab Stuffed Chile Rellenos

The other day I was digging through my recipe inspiration folder, the place I keep pages upon pages of notes, printed recipes, magazine pages and the…

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Cuban Stuffed Pork Chops

Cuban Stuffed Pork Chop {with Sweet Potato Chips}

Sometimes a recipe comes to you... Wow! What kind of intro is that?! Recipes come to me in my sleep, in line at the seafood counter, checkout…

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Cuban Tilapia

Cuban Tilapia {Third Coast Inspired}

Way back when, when I was much younger, I would frequent a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall kind of place every Friday night (there really were…

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Farmers Market Aztec Casserole

To say I love 'thrifting' is an understatement.  And as a food blogger, I'm not alone.  We've always got an eye out for unique dishes and…

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Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa Ingredients in a white bowl on a black table.

Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa

Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa has the right balance of crunch with a mild smoky heat balanced by fresh squeezed lime juice and seasonings. …

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Fire Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Fire Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Months and months ago when I was doing a little research on tomatillos for my Salsa Verde recipe, I 'bookmarked' a recipe for Fire Roasted Tomatillo…

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Fish Taco Bowls

Fish Taco Bowls. I just adore complete meals served in a bowl.  For breakfast, lunch or dinner.  And I don't discriminate against…

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Flat Iron Steak Fajitas

Flat Iron Steak Fajitas {with Mexican Rice}

We were first introduced to Flat Iron Steaks a couple years ago and they are now a favorite for recipes that call for a nice thin sliced steak. …

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An overhead view of a green pottery bowl with Mexican street corn dip. A colorful napkin and fresh cilantro sit beside the bowl. The bowl is in a wicker basket.

Fresh Mexican Street Corn Dip You’ll Love

Sharing Fresh Mexican Street Corn Dip You'll Love. Your family will request. And your neighbors will covet. We've taken classic Mexican street…

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere!!  Homemade Fresh Tomato Salsa is so quick and easy to make and oh so much better than the jar variety. …

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Fresh Veggie Nachos Gluten Free

Fresh Veggie Nachos {Sundays with Shelby}

Fresh Veggie Nachos {Gluten Free}. I love my kid.  I know.  We all do (love our kids that is).  But I'm at that really great place…

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Fritos Casserole

There was no way on earth I intended to make a Fritos Casserole, never mind admit that I did and share it.  It just happened.  And it was…

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Healthy Southwest Burrito Bowl

Healthy Southwest Burrito Bowl. I went to Pet Smart during lunch to replenish Lilah's food.  Pet Smart is very close to Pier One.  I was…

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Healthy Southwest Stuffed Bell Peppers

There are times when you just need to use up ingredients already in your fridge or pantry. These Southwest Stuffed Bell Peppers are made for…

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Turkey & sweet potato southwest chili

Heart Healthy Turkey & Sweet Potato Southwest Chili

My motivation for this Heart Healthy Turkey & Sweet Potato Southwest Chili was to deliver a flavor packed hearty chili. You know the kind even…

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Trust me when I tell you once you go with Homemade Enchilada Sauce you'll never go back to the canned variety.  From start to finish in 20…

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Chicken Enchiladas {with Red Sauce}

Homemade Enchiladas Sauce

Homemade Enchiladas Sauce is a complete game-changer. It's well worth the 20 minutes it takes to prepare and is so much better than store…

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Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas

You're just four ingredients and 30 minutes away from Homemade Flour Tortillas. What?  You ask why?  Why would we bother making homemade…

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Homemade Sazon Seasoning Blend

I recently made Arroz Con Pollo (Latin Chicken & Rice) and the recipe called for Sazon Seasoning. Sazón, which means seasoning in Spanish,…

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning uses six ingredients you'll likely already have on hand. Making your own spice blends is easy and economical. What a…

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How To Make Latin Chicken & Rice (Arroz Con Pollo)

How To Make Latin Chicken & Rice (Arroz Con Pollo) at home. This dish is one of our family favorite comfort foods. The layers of flavor…

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Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros {Kind Of}

While these aren't near authentic Huevos Rancheros, they are a nice twist on those wonderful Mexican Ranch Eggs.  I tossed onion,…

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Jalapeño Infused Margarita

Jalapeño Infused Margarita. I recently went on a business trip to Las Vegas and enjoyed a really nice dinner at Taqueria Canonita located in the…

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Jalapeno Popper Pizza

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

When life gives you corn tortillas, it's a great time to get creative.  There are hundreds or at least 30 corn tortillas in a package. …

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Jalapeño Pulled Pork Loaded Nachos

I vowed to stay out of Publix for a week following the holidays.  I called home as I entered the store to admit to my failures.  The words on…

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A gorgeous loaded chicken burrito bowl with all the toppings.

Loaded Chicken Burrito Bowl is a Family Favorite

When I say Loaded Chicken Burrito Bowl, I mean find your biggest serving bowl and prepare to make your family oh so happy. Imagine you are…

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Loaded Easy Chicken Enchiladas Casserole

Loaded Easy Chicken Enchiladas Casserole

Loaded Easy Chicken Enchiladas Casserole has all of your favorite ingredients layered into a delicious crowd-pleasing comfort food dish. If you…

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Margarita Ceviche {National Margarita Day}

Margarita Ceviche My mom gave me a unique cookbook several years ago called Surreal Gourmet Bites.  It changed my life or at least the way I…

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Margarita Granita

Margarita Granita

While I generally order my Margaritas on the rocks with salt, if I'm going to have one frozen - bring me a spoon please.  Today is National…

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Mexican Breakfast with Pulled Pork & Eggs

Mexican Breakfast with Pulled Pork & Eggs {Breakfast for Dinner}

Mexican Breakfast with Pulled Pork & Eggs When we have leftover pork roast, recipe ideas begin swirling in my head.  Should we…

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Mexican Casserole

Mexican Casserole {Eat Out of the Fridge/Pantry Week}

The week following Thanksgiving was epic in terms of leftovers.  The pantry doors were bulging like the doors on a pre-teen girl's closet. …

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Closeup picture of Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup {Share the Love}

I realized recently that comfort food didn't have to come in the form of a casserole or laced with chocolate (although for me personally those are…

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Overhead shot of Mexican Green Bean & Potato Salad with mayonnaise, fresh cilantro and lime wedges in blue bowl sitting on a dark wood table.

Mexican Green Bean & Potato Salad

If you can kick up a basic Roast Chicken recipe simply by changing the seasonings, why can't you kick up your favorite potato salad the…

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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice {Restaurant Style}

We just love sizzling Steak Fajitas served with all those delicious toppings.  And nothing goes better with them than a side of Mexican…

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Oh my word.  Mexican Street Corn makes me want to board a plane and head to Mexico.  Wait, I just made this incredible corn at home in…

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Mexican Tamale Pie

I've been wanting to recreate my favorite Mexican Tamale Pie since about the moment I began sharing recipes on Lemony Thyme.  Which…

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My Go-To Guacamole Recipe

Did you know that Guacamole is one of the most popular Super Bowl snacks?! Right up there with Chicken Wings! But it's been around long before the…

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Overhead shot of our Best Chili Yet topped with cheese and scallions in a white bowl sitting on a white background.

National Chili Day Recipe Roundup

February 25th is National Chili Day and that means a recipe roundup is in order! Right smack in the middle of Winter, just when cabin fever is…

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Perfect Cilantro Lime Rice tucked up your sleeve. Served in a beautiful covered pottery dish.

Perfect Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

I believe we all need the perfect Cilantro Lime Rice recipe tucked up our sleeve. It's the perfect side dish for all your Mexican favorite meals. …

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Pico de Gallo {Put The Lime In The Coconut}

I had a salad this week that stopped me in my eating tracks.  There was a lot going on with said salad.  Which made my mind drift from the…

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Pozole Rojo {Pork & Hominy Stew}

Pozole Rojo {Pork & Hominy Stew}

Pozole Rojo {Pork & Hominy Stew} This beautiful hearty stew all began with a Slow Braised Boston Butt Pork Roast on Sunday.  We…

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Pozole Verde with Flame Roasted Tomatillos, Poblano & Jalapeno Peppers

Pozole Verde

Pozole Verde. Pork & Hominy Stew with Fire Roasted Tomatillos & Peppers. Punchy.  Earthy.  Unctuous. …

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Queso Fundido with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers

Queso Fundido {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers}

With the BIG Game Day approaching it was time for a new dip in the Lemony Thyme house.  Queso Fundido with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers sure did…

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Restaurant-Style Blender Salsa

Restaurant-Style Salsa

Why have I waited so long to discover how easy AND inexpensive it is to make Restaurant-Style Salsa at home, by simply using your…

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Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

The star ingredient in Salsa Verde is the tomatillo.  Similar in appearance to a small green tomato (once their paper-like husk is removed),…

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Closeup image of Salted Caramel Ancho Chili Mocha in a mug with whipped cream run down the side. The mug is sitting on a small plate on top of a catalog an grey blanket.

Salted Caramel {Ancho Chili} Mocha Latte

Salted Caramel Ancho Chili Mocha.  This is for all my Starbuck's loving friends.  Never got out of my pj's (okay I know....most of you go to…

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Savory Egg Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I lay in bed Sunday morning pretending to be asleep.  There was a steady rain tapping on the window, the kind that lulls you to sleep.  It…

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Shredded Pork Tacos {with Chimichurri Sauce}

Shredded Pork Tacos {with Chimichurri Sauce}. I absolutely loved these tacos.  Simple and delicious.  Flame roasted corn…

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Sofrito

Simple Sofrito Recipe

This Simple Sofrito Recipe consists of peppers, onions, garlic, culantro leaves, olive oil and salt. Sofrito is a flavor base of herbs and…

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Southwest Baked Potato {with Cottage Cheese}

A 'Loaded' Baked Potato doesn't have to mean loaded in fat and unwanted calories.  Our Southwest Baked Potato {with Cottage Cheese} is flavor…

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Southwest Eggrolls

Southwest Eggrolls with Avocado Dipping Sauce {Chili’s Style}

Every time I make these Southwest Eggrolls they are a hit.  And this copycat recipe gets you pretty darn close to the…

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A gorgeous loaded chicken burrito bowl with all the toppings.

Southwest Ranch Dressing

   This Southwest Ranch Dressing is amazing.  Trust me and make it. Southwest Ranch Dressing is a combination of ingredients you…

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Southwest Skillet Corn

Southwest Skillet Corn

Southwest Skillet Corn. Come on fresh corn.  I love you so. It really doesn't matter to me how corn is prepared because I…

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Southwest Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

Southwest Stuffed mini-Sweet Peppers {with Quinoa & Spicy Turkey Sausage}

These beautiful mini-Sweet Peppers were smiling at me as I strolled through the produce isle.  How could I resist their vibrant…

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Southwest Vegetarian Tacos

The key to bringing big flavor to these Southwest Vegetarian Tacos is to oven roast the veggies. Virtually any vegetables will work in these…

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Spicy Shrimp & Spinach Quesadilla

Spicy Shrimp & Spinach Quesadilla.  Sometimes you have a dish at a restaurant that needs to be recreated.  Typically it's because that…

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers. A picture is worth a thousand words....or at least the twenty or so it would take to describe each step of this…

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Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes on a white plate on a wooden board. Topped with diced tomatoes, avocado, and fresh cilantro.

Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes {Share the Love}

Had a wonderful girls lunch out at the Cheesecake Factory this past week.  If you've ever been you know their menu is HUGE and everything sounds…

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Dorito Taco Salad

Taco Salad {with Doritos}

Flash backwards to January, NFL Playoffs were underway and I was itching to host a Super Bowl Party.  I decided to make this Taco…

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The Cuban Sandwich

The Cuban Sandwich is a classic.  Made with roast pork, Virginia ham, imported Swiss cheese, dill pickles, mustard/mayo on Cuban bread....then…

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Tipico Power Bowl with Grilled Chicken

Tipico Power Bowl {with Grilled Chicken}

This might be my most favorite salad EVER.  I'm sometimes reminded not to make statements that can't stand the test of thyme.  If you…

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Black bean chili is a hearty vegetarian meal.

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili begins like many of our soup and chili recipes....with a medley of carrots, onions and celery. But that's just the…

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Walking 7-Layer Mexican Dip

Without question, 7-Layer Mexican Dip will be included in our Game Day appetizer spread. While the guest list will be dramatically reduced, the…

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White Chicken Chili with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers

White Chicken Chili {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers}

I'm on a roll lately with easy week-night meals.  And I LOVE it!!  This White Chicken Chili {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers} fits…

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