Mexican Chocolate Banana Split

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I'm concluding a week full of healthy recipes for something a little more indulgent. A party cannot be a celebration without a fun dessert! I changed a few ingredients in a classic banana sundae to give it spicy, warm flavors found in Mexican cooking. Cinnamon and cayenne bring new life to… Continue reading Mexican Chocolate Banana Split

Main Courses

Adobo Chicken Tacos

Entertaining for a dinner can be tricky business. 1) make a great meal. 2) be an excellent, social host or hostess to your guests- don't spend too much time in the kitchen. 3) limit your cleanup so that everyone doesn't spend the evening doing dishes. 4) make it all look effortless. It can be nerve-racking… Continue reading Adobo Chicken Tacos

Salads and Side Dishes

Southwest Stuffed Peppers

If you are looking for a bulky side dish without crazy calories, these are some seriously filling peppers. Stuffed to the brim with corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, and brown rice, there are fewer healthier alternative for Mexican food. The jalapeno and hint of pepper jack cheese bring a nice kick to the mix that… Continue reading Southwest Stuffed Peppers

Salads and Side Dishes

Poblano Corn Salad

With Ryan on the road for an eleven day road trip, I got a head start last Thursday putting together the recipes I had made to post this week. Over the last few weeks, I have been putting together my first Cooking in Red Socks Dinner Party, which you are all invited or welcome to host yourselves.… Continue reading Poblano Corn Salad