Spicy & Sweet Baked Beans

Recently we were served a Mexican meal that came with a side of baked beans. The beans were spicy and sweet, with bacon, jalapenos, and cilantro. I’d never considered combining baked beans and Mexican black beans but it was so good, I couldn’t wait to try to duplicate the recipe! I feel like what I came up with is pretty close, though I did choose to use black beans instead of navy beans. Spicy Baked Beans                                    6 servings 5 strips of bacon 1 cup … Continue reading Spicy & Sweet Baked Beans

Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas

These fajitas are the perfect blend of sweet and spicy! This is one of the very first recipes that I created, it’s one of my favorites. I love to make these fajitas in the summertime! This recipe can easily be adapted for the grill or it can be tossed into the crockpot (no marinating time necessary!). Fajitas: 3 chicken breasts 1 small onion 2 bell peppers tortillas sour cream cheddar cheese Marinade: 3 limes (juiced) small bunch of cilantro (chopped) 3 tbs olive oil 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp … Continue reading Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas