This Southwest Beef Bake has ground beef, onion, corn, black beans, diced tomatoes with green chilies and a flavorful tomato sauce all sandwiched between crescent dough. This is one of those easy and delicious recipes that you can make in just about 30 minutes, and your whole family will absolutely love it! Top this with sour cream, hot salsa, guacamole, lime or jalapeño and enjoy!
This Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup is super easy to make, absolutely delicious and it has just the right amount of spice. This is a great easy meal to make that everyone will love. Top it with shredded cheese, sour cream, green onion and cilantro and enjoy!
A good dip recipe is something that I hold on to for such a long time. Think of how many social functions dips are perfect for – football Sunday, parties of all kinds, showers, barbecues… The list really goes on and on. This Corn, Bacon and Jalapeño Dip is a fantastic creamy dip that is loaded with lots of corn, crispy bacon, cheese and the perfect amount of spice from the jalapeño. Save this recipe – you will be glad you did!
Pasta salad is one of those classic side dishes that you can find at almost any summer cook-out or get together. The traditional version is great, but I always like to do things just a little different and come up with a new version. This Creamy Southwest Pasta Salad is loaded with corn, black beans, tomatoes, red onion and a chipotle ranch. It is super quick and easy to make, loaded with flavor and is sure to be a hit with all of your friends and family! Making this is as simple as tossing the cooked pasta with the rest of the ingredients, letting it chill and then serving. It is the perfect recipe for hot summer days when you want to get in and out of the kitchen as quickly as possible.
One of the best things about summer is all of the fresh garden vegetables. This Spicy Zucchini, Corn and Tomato salad is a great way to use those vegetables in a delicious recipe. This side dish is full of flavor and easy to make. A delicious vinaigrette dressing that you will whisk together in just a few seconds will add just what these fresh veggies need to take them to the next level. Enjoy this dish hot or chilled. This would be excellent served with some simple grilled meat, as a side with tacos or double the recipe or even more and serve it at your next summer gathering.
Easy slow cooker meals like this one are lifesavers during the week. Making this Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken is as simple as putting the ingredients in the slow cooker, setting it and walking away. This is a very versatile recipe that can be served in many ways. We like to enjoy it served over rice and topped with hot salsa, guacamole, pico de Gallo, sour cream or shredded cheese. This would also be delicious in a tortilla, on a salad, stuffed in an avocado or served with your favorite low carb option. Go ahead and add this recipe to your arsenal of super easy family friendly slow cooker meals!
No one ever said that soups, stews and chowders are only for the winter! This Summer Corn Chowder is the perfect way to enjoy a comforting bowl of chowder at this time of year. This chowder is loaded with fresh sweet corn, red potatoes, onion all it is all in a creamy broth. A bowl of this topped with crispy bacon and green onion is an amazing summer comfort food!
The sun is finally shining today! This past winter was so very cold and miserable, and so far this spring has been pretty gloomy and rainy. I am way past ready for summer to get here. Call me crazy, but I would rather have scorching hot summer days than any of the other crazy midwest weather we have been dealing with. It is sunny and warm outside today, so I am in the mood for some summertime food.
Over the last seven years, we have lived in six different homes and in four different states. We have moved five different times and had four babies. It’s been a wild few years! Out of all of those places we have lived, though, I have to say that Texas had BY FAR the best food of all. I am constantly trying to recreate the things that I had there, and I am still trying to figure out how to make most of them like they do. Street corn is one of those things that I just had to have a great recipe for, so here is my recipe for Street Corn off the Cob!