Archives for February 2016
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Tomatillo Chicken Enchiladas
- 12 corn tortillas
- 2 cups cooked shredded chicken (I use my favorite Taco Ranch Chicken)
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar Jack cheese
- 3 tbsp butter
- 3 tbsp flour
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup sour cream
- ½ cup tomatillo or verde salsa
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9×13 pan with cooking spray and set aside.
- Wrap the tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave for 40 seconds. Mix the chicken with 1 cup of the cheese. Place a couple spoon fulls of the chicken mixture in each tortilla, roll up and place seam-side down in the prepared pan.
In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for a about a minute, whisking the whole time. Add broth and whisk until smooth, heat for 3-4 minutes until thick and bubbly. Remove from the heat and stir in the sour cream and salsa. Pour the sauce over the rolled tortillas and top with the remaining cheese.
- Bake for 20 minutes and serve.
split pea or bean after a ham and thinking it was delicious. It is the type of soup I will get a craving
for, but do not always have a leftover ham sitting around to make a soup. I
came across this recipe from Taste of Home and immediately put it on our meal plan
because it sounded easy and delicious. I
had not tried kielbasa in my pea soup before and knew it would be something I
would enjoy. I opted to use a turkey
sausage to lighten up the soup a little bit, but if you prefer regular it will
be just as tasty. The only other change
I made was to use a bit of chicken broth and add a little additional water
because the soup is pretty thick. I didn’t
find that I needed to use additional seasoning beside what is list below. Ron and I loved this soup and it re-heated
great for lunches. Kellen was a little apprehensive because of the color (which
is odd because he loves green veggies), but happily ate the sausage, carrots,
celery and onions from the soup. Kids are so funny sometimes.
Friday tomorrow! This weekend my sister
is hosting a Blessing Way for me and the babe. A Blessing Way is somewhat of an alternative
baby shower. Traditionally, a Blessing Way was a Navajo Ritual created to support
and empower the mother for her journey of birthing and motherhood. However, many
times it is now alternative to Baby Showers. Many times the baby shower focus
is gifts and baby and a Blessing Way focus is on the mother and her journey. Our
road to this baby was not as long as some, but it certainly had hurdles. I am
really thankful that I am able to have another child and an afternoon of
support with people I love is really exciting to me. And there will be cake and nachos because like
I said this is about the mother and this mother loves a little cake and nachos.
There are going to be some other activities
and I can share them with you in Sunday after the party. I am so flattered that my sister is putting
this together and am so excited for Saturday!
Valentine’s together for his Friendship Party at school. They are having ice
cream sundaes and he is in charge of the M&Ms… I wish parents were invited-
Side dishes are often long forgotten after thoughts and I wanted to share something quick and delicious that is a perfect accompaniment to any main course. I turned to Mann Packaging’s Stringless Sugar Snap Peas and Gourmet Garden’s herbs to create this delicious and fresh side!
Mann Packaging was generous enough to send coupons to me to try out their products. I have always been a fan of Mann’s Stringless Sugar Snap Peas even before this challenge! They are cleaned, washed and make for easy snacking for Kellen and I- perfect for car rides between work, daycare and swim! Click here to check out all of their different and amazing products!
I served this recipe with a Cornish game hen recipe I will be sharing tomorrow. The fantastic thing about this side dish is it comes together in a snap (haha) and isn’t your everyday steamed veggie with a little butter or salt. I used sharp flavors of garlic and ginger, but mellowed them out with a touch of honey. I like to lightly saute the pea pod so they maintain a slight crunch. My three year old adored these and devoured almost 2/3 of the entire pan- I would say that is a hit in my book!
I am so excited to share all of the recipes for #FreshTastyValentines! Also, check out the other bloggers on the hop below for more recipes!