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Santa Fe Quinoa Salad | foodnfocus.com

Santa Fe Quinoa Salad

In Healthy, Salad, Southwest On September 5, 2014 1 Comment

If I had a dollar for every ‘back to school’ photo I saw on Facebook this week, I’d be pretty rich today. While I don’t have children, this… Read More »

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice | foodnfocus.com

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

In Sides, Southwest On July 15, 2014 1 Comment

While I meant to get a new post out yesterday, I had a rather eventful Sunday to say the least! Here’s the back story… I’ve had a rabbit… Read More »

Southwest Egg Rolls via @foodnfocus

Southwest Egg Rolls

In Sides, Southwest, Vegetables On June 21, 2013 14 Comments

There really is no denying my love for 2 things: 1) Mexican flavors and 2) cheese. Today, I bring you both.  I’ve been looking for new and interesting… Read More »

Poblano-Turkey Sausage Chili

Day 5: Poblano-Turkey Sausage Chili

In Poultry, Soup On December 10, 2012 25 Comments

Welcome back and happy Monday everyone! Did you have a lovely weekend? I decided to venture out and fight all of the craziness at the mall. I enjoy… Read More »

white bean and chicken chili

White Bean and Chicken Chili

In Poultry, Soup On November 29, 2012 5 Comments

Let’s switch gears today and cook a hearty meal. It’s getting really cold outside and the perfect way to warm up is chili! This is a great twist… Read More »

Green Chile Chili

Green Chile Chili

In Beef, Soup On November 7, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve been avoiding saying this for a long time but I think fall/winter is here. But with that I’m very excited for soup and chili season! While I… Read More »

Black Bean Cakes

In Burgers, Healthy, Southwest On August 27, 2012 0 Comments

Hello meatless Monday! I’m not the type of person who demands meat at every meal and I certainly don’t mind a protein replacement such as beans. I’ve had… Read More »

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

In Poultry, Southwest On August 16, 2012 2 Comments

I always forget about my slow cooker. It sits under my kitchen sink due to lack of space, only to be dusted off every few months. I really… Read More »

black bean and corn salad

Black Bean & Corn Salad

In Grilling, Sides, Southwest On July 30, 2012 0 Comments

Happy Monday everyone! I can’t believe that it’s nearly August. I’m trying to make the most of the rest of this summer and continue to grill out as… Read More »

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Tacos

In Poultry, Southwest On July 25, 2012 1 Comment

I was so excited to return Taco Tuesday this week. I’ve been eying up this recipe for Grilled Chipotle Chicken Tacos for a while now but they seemed… Read More »

fiesta chicken

Grilled Fiesta Chicken

In Grilling, Healthy, Poultry, Southwest On July 10, 2012 1 Comment

After eating an overdose of BBQ last week I’m trying to be a bit healthier this week. Unfortunately I’m really bored of just grilled chicken with asparagus so… Read More »

chicken and bean burrito

Chicken and Bean Burritos

In Poultry, Southwest On June 12, 2012 0 Comments

One of my favorite things to do is dig through my old issues of Cooking Light magazine and discover new recipes that I may have missed the first… Read More »

barbacoa beef

Taco Tuesday: Barbacoa Beef

In Beef, Southwest On May 23, 2012 2 Comments

Keeping with tradition, last night was Taco Tuesday. I found a recipe for Barbacoa Beef that I’ve been wanting to try for a while and thought this would… Read More »

Smoked Chicken with Roasted-Red Pepper Sauce

Smoked Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

In Grilling, Poultry, Southwest On April 25, 2012 0 Comments

Lesson #1 in cooking: Do not allow your boyfriend to alter the method of cooking for your recipes. Or to add to that, make sure he knows what… Read More »

turkey burgers

Southwest Turkey Burgers

In Grilling, Poultry, Sandwiches, Southwest On April 18, 2012 0 Comments

And I’m back….As promised, there will be a NYC recap later in this week. I had a great weekend of food and relaxation and some beautiful weather! I… Read More »

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Recipe Swap

In Grilling, Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry, Salad, Southwest On March 29, 2012 0 Comments

So Tuesday night I had planned to make this. (Cilantro Lime Chicken) And then I remembered that I had to use up this: So instead, I made this:… Read More »

Tex Mex Bowl

Tex-Mex Rice Bowl

In Beef, Southwest On March 28, 2012 0 Comments

First of all, I’d like to give a shout out to my frequent readers. Thanks for being so loyal and helping me get the blog off of the… Read More »


A Not-So-Shepherd’s Pie

In Beef, Healthy, Southwest On March 13, 2012 0 Comments

So life has been a bit hectic lately and I’m sure that will continue throughout this month. Unfortunately last week I didn’t have much time to plan out… Read More »

Southwestern Steak & Pinto Beans

In Beef, Healthy, Southwest On March 8, 2012 2 Comments

There are a few nights during the week where I get home late and don’t have a lot of time to make dinner. Seriously, between work and the… Read More »