I’ve fallen of so many wagons recently, it’s time I start getting myself back together in so many ways. I need to start eating healthy again, I need to blog again. house cleaning, the list goes on and on.
But one thing I can control, is what I’m eating, and these healthy tacos were a great place to start. I know my family’s going to think I’ve lost my mind(this isn’t a new thing LOL) but by adding beans to the mixture, you not only make them healthier, but you can make them cheaper! Plus I think it makes them a lot better, they’re creamier and I loved the texture. Win Win!
They’re super tasty, and they are great in salads or on a taco shell. Hopefully they will make an appearance on your table soon!
Brown turkey in a large skillet, when cooked through add the package of taco seasoning or 2 TBSP of the homemade taco seasoning, water and salsa. Simmer for another 10 minutes or until thicken. Serve with cheese, chips, shells or on a salad.
This dish was soooo good, I only got a taste of it when it came out of the crock pot, because my daughter claimed the rest of it! It always makes a mamma happy when your kids love what you make.
This was made in the crock pot, but it’s not exactly a dump and walk way recipe. You start out with the steak in the crock pot with the sauce
The sauce was soooo good, some garlic, soy & oyster sauce, with ginger, brown sugar and a little Sriracha sauce.
Then once that had cooked for a couple of hours I dumped a bag of frozen Chinese veggies on top, then the last half hour I took the steak out, sliced it and diced it (and this is why you can use a cheap piece of meat, slow cooked + dicing it small, it won’t be tough) put it back in the crock pot and stirred in some cooked noodles, and it came out amazing!
Place steak in the bottom of crock pot and in a small bowl combine garlic, soy sauce, brown sugar, oyster sauce, ginger and Sriracha sauce. Pour over steak and cook on high for 2 hours, then add frozen veggies on top of the steak, cook for 1 1/2 hours, then remove steak and cut in small pieces(cheap steak works great for this because it’s cut up small so it being tender isn’t a problem) and stir steak and cooked pasta in the sauce and veggies. Save a little pasta water in case it’s dry, but I didn’t have that problem.
I made these little trifles for Super Bowl, but they’d be equally delicious for a Valentine Day dessert, or say because it’s Wednesday and you want something good!
Any of those excuses work, but make them because they are soooo good, a little time-consuming, but so worth it.
They started with a brownie crust. Just use a box crust and cut them into chunks and pop them in a trifle bowl or little cups. And if you’ll notice in the picture are chopped up Reese Cups, yeah they’re the next layer……yum
Then you take a couple of boxes of vanilla pudding, some milk, peanut butter and Cool Whip to make a cheesecake/mousse filling
Top off with some whip cream, homemade or more Cool Whip and some chopped up Reese Cups
The perfect dessert for whatever reason you come up with!
1 large box or 2 small boxes of vanilla pudding mix
3 cups of milk
1/2 cup of peanut butter
8 oz. Cool Whip
1/2 of Heavy whipping cream*
3 TBSP sugar*
1 tsp. vanilla*
Mini Reese Cup and Small Reese Cups
Make brownies according to box directions, cool and cube. In a large bowl with a mix, beat pudding mix and milk about 2 minutes until very thick. Add peanut butter and mix until just combined. Fold in Cool Whip. In cups or a large bowl, add cubed brownies, top with some chopped Reese Cups, then spoon or pipe in peanut butter filling.
In a bowl add whipping cream and whip until very thick, then add sugar and vanilla and mix until combined. Pipe or spoon on top of the peanut butter filling. ****Skip this step if using Cool Whip to top them.