Mexican Fettucine Cabonara

Mexican Fettucine Cabonara

Life has been extra busy these last few months, so I find myself pulling back from recipes that require time that at the moment I don’t have. Having a pantry stocked with a few essential ingredients make all the difference when deciding what to make for dinner. I always have pasta and a few jars… 

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Avocado Pasta Sauce

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    I love avocados.  Whether sliced over a taco, sandwiched between a crusty bollio, cubed over a bowl of beans or smashed with serranos over a stack of homemade corn tortillas chips avocados are amazing.  For a small package they sure pack a punch.   Did you know? Avocados from Mexico supply nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and… 

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Zesty Mac and Cheese

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  Zesty Mac and Cheese I found myself yesterday at the grocery store without a list.  This has never happened, quite frankly it freaked me out!  I’m a planner, note taker, list jotter and almost a week ahead meal/blog planner. Do the recipes get churned out in the manner planned? No, not always.  But the ingredients needed are in place, somewhere… 

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Mac and Texas Cheeses with Roasted Chiles

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As Catholics we observe Cuaresma (Lent) the 40 day (not including Sundays) penitential season that ends on Easter Sunday.  In this time we take time to reflect on our lives, treasure our blessings and dedicate more time to helping others in need.  On Ash Wednesday and every Friday during Lent families abstain from consuming meat.