Author - Phillip

Yogurt Marinated Chicken Fajita Kebabs with Avocado Crema

These juicy and flavorful chicken kebabs are marinated in spiced up Greek yogurt for maximum flavor and tenderness, then served up with a cool, tangy Avocado Lime Crema. These kebabs are sure to be a summertime hit! Great for a low carb lifestyle!

Serves 4-5

Ingredients:

1 ½ pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into about 2” pieces
1 cup Greek yogurt, full fat
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. cumin
1tsp. chili powder
1 ½ tsp. Fiesta Brand Fajita Seasoning
½ tsp. salt
1 ½ Tbsp. fresh lime juice
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Cajun Snack Mix

There is something for everyone in this fun, spiced up snack mix! Great for entertaining or pack it up and give it to family and friends…either way it’s irresistible!

Yields about 6 quarts

Ingredients:

Cajun Snack Mix
2 cups mixed nuts, salted and roasted
3 cups corn or rice Chex
3 cups corn chips (like Fritos)
3 cups cheese snack crackers (like Cheese-Its)
4 1/2 cups garlic rye chips

For the topping:
1 cup butter, melted
3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. celery salt
½ tsp. paprika
1 ½ tsp. Fiesta Brand Cajun-All Seasoning
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
½ Tbsp. hot sauce (like tobacco)

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Chili Cheese Bites – Keto Appetizers

Searching for super easy keto appetizers for your upcoming Super Bowl Party?  You are going to fall in love with these Chili Cheese Bites!  Quick and easy to make and packed full of spicy, savory chili flavor, these little morsels of fabulousness are going be the hit of your party!

Mexican Shredded Beef – Instant Pot

Ya’ll, I have an easy keto instant pot recipe for you that is going take dinner time to the next level! Call it whatever you want…Chipotle Barbacoa, Chipotle Shredded Beef, pulled beef…this Mexican Shredded Beef recipe is going to quickly become a new family favorite!  The magic of the Instant Pot transforms this unassuming beef roast into an amazing, spiced up, delicious meal in no time!  Great for meal prep, this shredded beef is great to have on hand for quick keto lunches and low carb dinners throughout the week!

Jalapeno Stuffed Hamburger Steak Bites

These Jalapeno Stuffed Hamburger Steak Bites are a nod to one of my favorite keto friendly appetizers. Simple but so delish, these mini hamburger steaks are stuffed with onion and jalapeno and served up with a creamy, dairy free avocado ranch dipping sauce. This dish is a winner all the way around! Serve as an appetizer or for dinner, these steak bites will soon become a family favorite!

Chili Lime Steak Fajitas with Veggie Medley

These yummy Chili Lime Steak Fajitas are brought to you by Fiesta Brand Seasonings.

Loaded with amazing Mexican flavors, these quick and easy Chili Lime Steak Fajitas are one of our go to dinners! Marinated steak, seared hot and served up with a mixture of squash and peppers makes a low carb and keto friendly meal your entire family will swoon over!

Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant

If you are a lover of Italian food like me, this low carb & keto friendly Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant is a must try! Tender eggplant, spicy and sweet Italian sausage, coated in a savory tomato sauce, studded with pocket of creamy ricotta and covered in cheese… sign me up!

Beef and Chicken Fajitas with Pinto Beans and Guacamole

Fajitas: Using Chicken breasts or a skirt steak, liberally season the meat with your desired Fajita Seasoning flavor.  Let the meat sit for 30 minutes, or up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor development.  Sear over a hot fire until desired doneness.  Slice against the grain prior to serving.  Serve on hot tortillas topped with your favorite Fajita veggies!

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Beefed-Up Chile Rellenos Breakfast Casserole

This hearty and delicious Chile Rellenos Breakfast Casserole is perfect for Sunday brunch or a relaxing weekend breakfast! This version includes seared skirt steak, which is an homage to one of our favorite versions of this traditional dish! Full of incredible authentic Tex-Mex flavor, this low carb dish is a definite crowd pleaser!

Yields 8-10 servings

Ingredients:

4 fresh poblano peppers
2 vine ripened tomatoes
1 Tbsp. butter
1 pound skirt steak, thinly sliced against the grain and cut into 1” pieces
1 Tbsp. Fiesta Brand Fajita Seasoning
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 medium yellow onion, sliced
1 cup shredded pepper jack
1 cup shredded mild cheddar
12 eggs
½ cup sour cream
¼ tsp. paprika
¼ tsp. salt

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Tequila Lime Chicken Wings

Tequila Lime Chicken Wings are a fun and easy twist on the traditional chicken wing! Great for game day or a quick weeknight meal, these spiced up, caramelized, flavor packed wings are sure to become a new family favorite!

Yields 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp. oil
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
Zest of one lime
¼ cup gold Tequila
2 Tbsp. honey
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
1 ½ tsp. salt
2 ½ pounds chickendrumettes and wingettes

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Southwest Corn Chowder

Southwest Corn Chowder

Southwest Corn Chowder is exactly what you need to warm you up on a cool Spring night… a creamy, hearty soup packed with spicy Southwest flare.  This quick and easy one pot wonder is great for a comforting weeknight meal!

Yields 4-6 servings

Southwest Corn Chowder Ingredients

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp. butter, olive oil or bacon drippings
1 medium onion, diced
3 ribs celery, diced
2 poblano peppers, seeded and diced
1 fresh jalapeno, seeded and diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 tsp. Fiesta Brand Cumin
½ tsp. Fiesta Brand Chili Powder
1 tsp. Fiesta Brand garlic powder
8 medium red potatoes, diced into ½” cubes
6 ears of fresh corn, shucked & cleaned (or for a super quick version, use 2 cans of creamed corn)
4 cups chicken stock or broth
Salt & Pepper
½ cup heavy cream or half & half
3 Tbsp. corn starch
Garnish: Charred corn, crumbled bacon, cheese, sour cream, diced jalapeno

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Oven Beef Stew

Oven Beef Stew is a family favorite and a gluten free version of a comfort food classic!  This hearty beef stew is cooked almost entirely in the oven resulting in insanely tender beef and effortless home cooking.

Yields 8-10 servings

Oven Beef Stew Ingredients

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp. oil
3 pounds stew meat
2 ½ Tbsp. Fiesta Brand Uncle Chris’s Gourmet Steak Seasoning
½ Tbsp. Fiesta Brand Garlic Powder
1 large onion, diced
4 ribs celery, diced
8 oz. cremini or white button mushrooms, cleaned & quartered
½ cup dry red wine
4 cups beef stock or broth
2 bay leaves
1 Tbsp. dried parsley
1 ½ pounds baby yellow or red potatoes, halved
8 medium carrots, peeled and cut into ½” pieces
½ cup water
2 ½ Tbsp. cornstarch
1 cup frozen peas
Salt & Pepper

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Roasted Cauliflower with Chili and Lime

Roasted Cauliflower with Chili and Lime

We are obsessed with roasted cauliflower around here! It’s a quick, easy and tasty keto and low carb side dish options! There is something magical that happens when you roast cauliflower florets…they transform into succulent, nutty caramelized nuggets of yumminess with a hint of buttery sweetness. All that to say that roasted cauliflower is amazingly good and so easy! If you haven’t tried it, now is the time cause I guarantee you will never think of cauliflower the same way again!

Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant

In my book, Italian food is one of the ultimate comfort foods, but for me it was never about the pasta and so much more about the amazing, savory, sauces and of course the cheesiness! Honestly, living a low carb or keto lifestyle, I think Italian food is one of the easiest types of dishes to put together and this Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant is no exception!

Dark Chocolate Chili Pots de Creme

Dark Chocolate Chili Pots de Creme

If you’re a chocolate lover, this is the dessert for you! Rich and intensely chocolatey, this indulgent little dessert gets a spicy Tex- Mex kick from the addition of chili powder and cayenne. Perfect for any special occasion!

Dark Chocolate Chili Pots De Creme

 

Ingredients:

½ cup heavy cream
½ cup milk
1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 ½ tsp Fiesta Brand® Chili Powder or New Mexico Ground Chili
1/8 tsp. Fiesta Brand® Cayenne Pepper
1 1/4 cup good quality semisweet chocolate chips
Pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla
Garnish: Whipped Cream

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Tex-Mex Chicken Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers are pretty enough to entertain with and easy enough for a busy weeknight dinner! Packed with spicy Mexican flare, this delicious dinner will soon become a family favorite!

Ingredients:

3 bell peppers
2 Tbsp. butter
½ red onion, diced
2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 Tbsp. Fiesta Brand® Chili Powder
2 tsp. Fiesta Brand® Granulated Garlic
1 tsp. Fiesta Brand® Paprika
½ tsp. Fiesta Brand® Cumin
2 tsp salt
½ cup chicken stock or water
½ cup frozen corn
1 medium zucchini, diced (about 1 ½ cups)
1 poblano chili, seeded & diced
1 14 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 ½ cups cooked rice
1 ½ cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
Garnish: sour cream, avocado, chopped cilantro

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Chili using Ancho Chili Pods



Serves 6-8

Ingredients:

1 Tb Oil
2 lb. chili Meat or Ground beef
4 Cloves fresh Garlic (Peel and Chop) or 1 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Garlic in Oil
1 Medium Onion (Peel and Chop) or 2 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion
1-15 oz. can Tomato Sauce
1 Quart Chicken Broth
1 tsp Monosodium Glutamate (optional)
1 tsp Salt (Optional)
4 Tb Oil
6 Tb Flour
3-4 Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Ancho Pods*
1 tsp Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Whole or Ground Comino
½ tsp Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Ground Black Pepper

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