Mexican Meatballs

Have I mentioned that I love Mexican food? I don’t know what it is, it is my go-to comfort food! One thing I get tired of, however, is plain-old-tacos. I like to use these Mexican Meatballs to spice up taco night at our house! Mix some ground beef with some cheese and Mexican seasoning and then bake! Finally, top off the meatballs with some Homemade Enchilada Sauce,¬†which adds an extra dimension to the tacos as well!


Mexican Meatballs


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Black Bean and Spinach Enchiladas

I first made these scrumptious, sauce covered burritos about 3 weeks after my daughter. I was still on the “I will get skinny immediately” bandwagon (I abandoned that notion approximately¬†three weeks later), and these were a healthy meal I could make to satisfy my Mexican food cravings (I continued to eat like a pregnant person for about a year after I gave birth. That’s normal… right?)!

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Crockpot Curried Chicken with Ginger and Yogurt

Despite the bitter cold here in North Dakota (it got as cold as -45 on Sunday), I have had a fantastic week! It may be because I’m kicking my healthy eating habits back into gear!! My motivation? Both a weight loss challenge and a trip home next month! I can’t wait to experience the Texas heat (even though it will be February, it will feel very heated for me!).

Saturdays I like to take cooking pretty easy, which is why this crock pot curried chicken was a wonderful meal to throw in and forget! The curry is a base of tomato paste, garlic, a chopped onion, and spices. One trick I use to cut down on prep?

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