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Ellie Krieger. 8 small corn tortillas (6 inches in diameter) 2 tablespoons canola oil. One Pan Mexican Quinoa. Wonderfully light, healthy and nutritious.

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

And it’s so easy to make – even the quinoa is cooked right in the pan! Despite my daily 3-mile runs, all the morning donuts have finally caught up with me. Chili Lime Chicken Burgers. If you’re looking for a healthier burger still packed with flavor for your cookouts this summer, look no further.

Chili Lime Chicken Burgers

These chicken burgers are seriously delicious while staying light on calories. This recipe comes from Iowa Girl Eats, and is inspired by Trader Joe’s Chili Lime Chicken Burgers, which is found in the frozen prepared foods section of TJ stores. I used to eat those burgers all the time in college because they were perfect for a quick meal between classes or before an exam. Making these burgers at home is economical and you can even freeze them to eat at a later time. They’re also super simple and will probably take you no more than 20 minutes from start to finish. I stayed pretty true to the ingredients in Kristin’s recipe, but tweaked it just a little to suit my taste. Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas. I’ve been playing around with the perfect “white” enchilada recipe.

Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

I’ve used these fantastic Honey Lime Enchiladas as my go-to recipe for a while but I’ve also wanted a creamy, white enchilada that really rocks. Thanks to inspiration from my lifelong friend Liz P. and my mom’s famous recipe, I think I’ve finally stumbled upon the version that we love best. Deliciously cheesy and creamy, a homemade white sauce is paired with a chicken filling that is ingeniously mixed with cream cheese and green chiles before being rolled into flour tortillas. Baked to golden perfection, these enchiladas are filling and ever so tasty. The fresh cilantro on top is optional but adds a fantastic fresh pop of flavor to the entire dish. Probably not considered the healthiest meal in the world, the taste will certainly make you feel less guilty for indulging. Overworked supermom: Supermom's Sunday Recipe: Taco Pasta. When it comes to dinnertime, pinterest has saved my butt a time or two.

overworked supermom: Supermom's Sunday Recipe: Taco Pasta

This recipe is no exception. I had repined it from The Girl WhoAte Everything a week or so ago, and whipped out a slightly modified version on the family over the weekend. It was quick, easy, and most importantly, DELICIOUS. 1 pound ground beef 8-12 ounces medium pasta shells (I used whole wheat—yum!) 1 small onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (14 oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained (I used Ro-tel mild) 1 packet (4 tablespoons) taco seasoning 3 ounces cream cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional) Salt and pepper Bring a large pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, in a large skillet or sauté pan, cook the ground meat and onions over medium-high heat. Spicy Chicken Enchilada Skillet.

This is another one of my no-boil pasta skillets.

Spicy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

I love the ease of preparation of these dishes. Chicken Legs loves the ease of clean up with these dishes. Chipotle Salsa Baked Chicken Recipe. Dear restaurant chain by the same name, thank you for making chipotle a household word!

Chipotle Salsa Baked Chicken Recipe

(And for helping to teach people how to say it correctly—”chee POAT leh”.) I love cooking with chipotles—smoked, dried, red jalapeños—especially those packed in adobo sauce. Mango Red Pepper Salsa. Craving a snack that's cold, fresh, and fruity?

Mango Red Pepper Salsa

Take advantage of the delicious Summer produce available and whip up this homemade salsa that's bursting with juicy ingredients. We're talking bold red peppers, zesty red onions, and succulent ripe tomatoes, with a touch of sweet and tender mangoes. If you've never made your own salsa, it couldn't be easier — just dice up everything, stir it in a bowl, and allow the flavors to mix and mingle in the fridge.

Serve it with corn chips as an appetizer at your next Summer barbecue, and your guests will not only keep going back for more of those sweet juicy bites, but they'll also appreciate how much lower in calories and fat this salsa is compared to traditional dips. Continue reading for this 68-calorie recipe. Ingredients 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced 1 red pepper, diced Half red onion, chopped 3 tomatoes 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice Dash of cayenne pepper Salt and pepper to taste Directions Yield. Burritos.

A Zesty Bite Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad with Cumin Lime Vinaigrette. Chicken Enchiladas. I absolutely LOVE this recipe…now that I think about it, it was the recipe I made when I had my first “dinner party” 9 years ago.

Chicken Enchiladas

I also made this dish a couple weekends ago when we had our dear friends over for “Mexican Night” and a game of Balderdash! Let me tell you…the leftovers are every bit as tasty. Roasted Veggie and Black Bean Burritos. In a bowl, toss your raw veggies in olive oil and season with spices.

Roasted Veggie and Black Bean Burritos

Place in a large baking dish and roast in 425 degree oven for 20 minutes, tossing around halfway through. Let cool. Add your roasted veggies to a can of rinsed black beans. Add cilantro and squirt of lime juice. Combine gently. Warm your wheat tortillas or wraps in microwave according to directions on package. Add two heaping tablespoons of vegetable and bean mixture to center of wrap. Bake in 375 degree oven for about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Makes about 6 burritos. Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle Mayonnaise. While shrimp may be small in size, they're huge in terms of nutritional value.

Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Taco Bake. One food item I always seem to have in my pantry or in my fridge are flour tortillas. They are good for so many things. Sweet Potato and Spinach Burrito. I think there is a notion that produce grown with pesticides means that the produce is bigger and more “perfect” looking. I would like you to take this sweet potato as evidence against that notion. I watched this sweet potato get dug up and this guy was actually on the smaller side.

If you can’t tell, this sweet potato equaled about 9 cups diced. What do you do with 9 cups of sweet potatoes? You make pureed sweet potatoes to use (or freeze) in many different recipes. There are so many uses for sweet potatoes. In this case, you can make an awesome vegan burrito that is chocked full of nutrients. Family Food: Easy Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad. Posted on October 19, 2012 by S. Vegetarian Spicy Black Bean Burger recipe. Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Medley. Happy Monday, hope everyone had a nice weekend. Double-Bean Burritos Recipe. Skinny tips by modern fit and Skinny moms. These sour cream chicken enchiladas hit that Mexican craving my family seems to get weekly.