Slow Cooker/ Pressure Cooker Pineapple Pork Carnitas
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Slow Cooker/ Pressure Cooker Pineapple Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Carnitas are a sweet twist on carnitas and an easy dump and go slow cooker (or Instant Pot) recipe. Cooked in pineapple juice along with onions and peppers in the crock pot they make for a tasty weeknight dinner! While visiting St Augustine one year we ate at this great Mayan place…

Chicken Enfrijoladas
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Chicken Enfrijoladas

These chicken enfrijoladas are a Mexican inspired dinner recipe similar to enchiladas but filled with shredded chicken and cheese and covered in a creamy seasoned black bean sauce. They are delicious topped with cheese, cilantro, tomatoes, and avocados. Enfrijoladas (pronounced en-free-ho-la-dahs) come from Oaxaca in Southern Mexico and have been around for a very long…

Baked or Fried Beef and Potato Empanadas
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Baked or Fried Beef and Potato Empanadas

These homemade baked empanadas are full of amazing flavor and can be fried instead, if desired. With a crisp flaky crust stuffed with ground beef or turkey, corn, potatoes and tomatoes. Empanadas are originally from Spain and Portugal and have their origins as far back as the 1500s. When the Spaniards immigrated to South America…

Instant Pot Peruvian Inspired Chicken and Rice
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Instant Pot Peruvian Inspired Chicken and Rice

This simple Peruvian inspired one pot chicken and rice dish is a fun pressure cooker dinner to pair with the Disney movie, The Emperor’s New Groove. It’s got a few unexpected ingredients like mint and butternut squash paired with tomatoes, garlic, and lime. I’m sharing another addition to my kid’s movie themed dinners, this time…

Baked Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa and Creamy Coleslaw
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Baked Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa and Creamy Coleslaw

Oven baked fish tacos made with tilapia with creamy coleslaw and homemade peach salsa is an easy weeknight dinner recipe that is a seafood main dish your family will fall in love with. Although the exact origins of fish tacos are debated, they come from Mexico and are so simple to make and are a…

Easy Blender Salsa (Restaurant Style)
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Easy Blender Salsa (Restaurant Style)

Blender salsa is the easiest restaurant style salsa you’ll ever make! Ready in less than 5 minutes, this is perfect for serving alongside chips and guacamole or for topping your favorite burrito. I get rave reviews every time I make this. Despite the simple ingredients there’s something really good about this salsa. It’s so easy…