Jalapeño Popper Chicken Soup

Ingredients:8 oz. bacon, cut into 1/2″ pieces1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 c.)1 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 1/4 c.)4 jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped, plus sliced jalapeños for serving4 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp. kosher salt, divided1/4 c. all-purpose flour4 c. low-sodium chicken broth2 c. whole milk4 oz. cream … Read more

One Pot Cheesy Taco Skillet

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Servings: Yield: 6 servings Ingredients:1 lb lean ground beef1 large yellow onion, diced2 bell peppers, diced1 can diced tomatoes with green chilis1 large zucchini, shreddedtaco seasoning3 cups baby kale/spinach mixture (this sounds like a lot- it cooks down to a small amount)1 1/2 cup shredded … Read more

Calabacitas Recipe {Cheesy Mexican Zucchini}

Ingredients:1 tablespoon avocado oil1 large white onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, chopped1 poblano pepper, stemmed, seeded, and chopped2 medium zucchini, trimmed and chopped (about 1 pound)2 summer squash, trimmed and chopped (about 1 pound)2 medium tomatoes, cored and chopped2 teaspoons dried oregano1 teaspoon ground cumin2 cups shredded Queso Oaxaca or mozzarella cheeseCilantro leaves, for garnish Directions:Sauté … Read more

Bryan’s Jalapeño Chicken

Ingredients:olive oil1 jalapeno, slicedgarlic2 chicken breasts, slicedonion powdersaltpepperbutter (optional) Directions:Heat a little olive oil in a pan.While the oil heats, slice the jalapeno into slices about a half inch thick.Add the peppers to the oil.Slice the chicken into 1/2 to 1 inch thick slices.Add the garlic to the oil and allow to simmer a bit.Add … Read more

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Ingredients:1 cup beef broth1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce1/4 cup oyster sauce1/4 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon sesame oil3 cloves garlic, minced2 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, thinly sliced2 tablespoons cornstarch2 heads broccoli, cut into florets Directions:In a medium bowl, whisk together beef broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil and garlic.Place beef into … Read more

Keto Creamy Jalapeño Chicken

Ingredients:3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts butterflied and cut in half for a total of 6 pieces (about 3 1/2 pounds)1 teaspoon of salt3/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper3/4 teaspoon of smokey paprika1/2 teaspoon of chipotle pepper powder1/2 teaspoon of cumin powder2 tablespoons of vegetable cooking oil ( avocado oil)Creamy Jalapeño Sauce2 tablespoons of unsalted butter3 … Read more

Creamy Keto Chicken Marsala

Ingredients:2 tbsp butter2 tbsp olive oil4 thinly sliced chicken breasts8 oz cremini mushrooms, sliced (baby Bella mushrooms)¼ cup diced onion4 garlic cloves minced1 cup chicken broth¼ tsp dried thyme¼ tsp salt⅛ tsp pepper¼ cup Marsala cooking wine (or Marsala wine)¾ cup heavy whipping cream2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum (optional)sherry wine/vinegar*white wine/vinegar*Madeira wine … Read more

Cuban Pork Sandwiches

Ingredients:1 tsp. ground cumin1 tsp. dried oregano1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper4 1/4-in.-thick pork cutlets (about 12 oz)1 medium onion1 tbsp. olive oil8 thin slices Swiss cheese8 thin slices Virginia ham4 Portuguese or kaiser rolls1/2 c. sliced dill pickles Directions:Heat barbecue grill (see Tip). Mix the cumin, oregano, salt and pepper; sprinkle over both sides … Read more

Cardamom and Stone Fruit Clafoutis

Ingredients:1 1/2 pounds stone fruit, such as plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, and apricots5 large eggs1 cup granulated sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom1/2 teaspoon fine salt1 cup all-purpose flour2 cups whole milk3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for coating the baking dish1 teaspoon vanilla extractPowdered sugar, for dusting (optional) Directions:Arrange a rack in the middle of … Read more

Grilled Spicy Chipotle Chicken

Ingredients:Marinade1 can (7 oz) chipotles peppers in adobo sauce1 tablespoon minced garlic6 tablespoons olive oil4 tablespoons honey1/2 teaspoon saltChicken2 pounds ( about 8) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, or (6) bone-in chicken thighs Directions:Place all ingredients into the blender or small food processor and puree for a few moments. Pour the marinade over the chicken in … Read more

Bryan’s Jalapeño Peanuts

Ingredients:3/4 teaspoon jalapeño powder1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/4 garlic powder plus a little (up to 1/2)1/16 teaspoon lime powder1/8 teaspoon oregano1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 cup peanuts Directions:Add a little canola or peanut oil to the nutsStir all spices in, mix wellBake in single layer at 200 for 20 minutesCool

Bryan’s Hot Peanuts V2

Ingredients:3/8 tsp of cayenne1/2 tsp of onion powder1/4 tsp of garlic powder1/4 tsp hot smoked paprika1/4 tsp cumin1/2 cup salted peanutsjust enough melted butter or oil to make the seasoning stickoil is better Directions:Add just enough butter or oil to lightly coat the peanuts.Stir, then add the remaining seasoning. Stir againBake at 200 degrees for … Read more