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Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchiladas. Gluten-free Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchiladas are seriously succulent. Skip the restaurant and make easy enchiladas at home. A few weeks ago my girlfriends and I were reminiscing about how we used to dip everything in ranch dressing in college. Like, bowls of it.

At every meal. Nothing was safe! Not pizza, bread sticks, sandwiches, nor lasagna. In addition to our tragic ranch dressing obsession, was a hankering for all things south of the border from Carlos O’Kelly’s, a Midwest staple in Mexican chain-dining. Even after ordering shredded beef burros likely twice a week for four years straight, they remain one of my favorite foods. Juicy, seasoned chuck roast is slow cooked in a crock pot then shredded and mixed with mild green chiles.

This meal is off the chain. Maybe you’re thinking to yourself – looks good, but crock pot meals in the summertime? I topped my enchiladas with lots of salsa and fresh avocado. Ok, shredded beef = done. Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchiladas Print Recipe Notes. 18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying. Creative Side Dish: Hasselback Potatoes. Creative Side Dish: Hasselback Potatoes Potatoes are a wonderfully versatile starch.

They can be roasted, fried, mashed, baked whole, and cooked so many other ways. We're sharing a variation that many have never tried: the hasselback potato. This fantastic potato variation originates from Hasselbacken: a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden. A hasselback potato is a form of baked potato with slits cut throughout (see the photo below). This inventive way of baking a potato creates a crisp outer edge, a tender inside, and it allows for seasoning to spread throughout the entire potato for an overall delicious dish. This creative-looking side is certain to be a conversation starter, and best of all it isn't that complicated: it only involves a few extra steps. Hasselback Potato Recipe (makes 8 servings) Ingredients 8 long baking potatoes1/4 cup Parmesan cheese1/2 cup fine bread crumbs5 tablespoons butter, melted1 teaspoon paprikaKosher salt to taste Directions.

Recipe Flash: Spicy Black Bean Dip. FIESTA MENU: Spicy Black Bean Dip; Mexican Shepherd’s Pie; Colorful Southwestern Salad; Cinnamon-Mocha Dulce De Leche BitesDirty little secret: I’ve had the remains of a can of chipotle chili peppers in my fridge for 5 months. Well, it’s actually not that dirty. Chipotles keep for a freakish amount of time if transferred to an airtight container, and it takes a LONG time to use them all. For a while, I made it my mission to get through them. I made old staples like Vegetarian Chili, Hummus, and Mango Salsa using the chipotles to add some extra heat and smokiness. Then, with but a few peppers left, I closed the tupperware container, put it back in the fridge, and gave up. But as I was doing a big clean, I rediscovered the chiles hidden beneath random jars of condiments. From my kitchen, albeit small, to yours, Phoebe, THE QUARTER-LIFE COOK **Recipe** Spicy Black Bean DipMakes 6 appetizer portions Combine all the ingredients plus 1/4 of a cup of warm water in a small food processor.

30 Days of HIIT. 11 Healthy Chinese Recipes. Are you ready to party like it’s 4713? More than a billion people will celebrate Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year) from February 19 to March 5. We’re ringing in the Year of the Goat (or Sheep or Ram), so if you were born in 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, or 2003, you have even more reason to join in the 15 days of festivities. According to, those born in the Year of the Goat are creative daydreamers who like plenty of alone time to play in their own imaginations.

They take great care in their appearance, are not very organized, and are prone to anxiety if they don’t feel loved and admired. In relationships they like to indulge their partner’s every wish and are good at expressing their needs. For everyone, the Year of the Goat is considered an auspicious year of promise and prosperity. Many of the traditions and superstitions surrounding the holiday are thought to bring good luck. Braised Baby Bok Choy Bok choy is very low in calories, but high in vitamins. Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Snack On.