A Recipe for Moms Day

13 May

Hi all! I’m feeling pretty darn good today largely in part because I’m D-O-N-E with the school semester!!! I drove home on Friday morning and have been chillaxing ever since. 🙂 I have all of May to continue with this relaxing theme until I start my online summer classes and internship/job in June. Life’s good!

Here’s a new recipe in honor of all the moms out there today.

Layered Mexican Fiesta Bake

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Fast, easy, and delicious. —> My criteria for cooking! This recipe fits the bill!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken, boiled and chopped or shredded
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 bell pepper, diced and microwaved/sauteed/steamed for a few minutes
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice (I used instant)
  • seasonings on choice…garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, and cumin
  • shredded cheese and olives for topping

Directions:

First, preheat oven to 350*. Then get some water boiling, boil up your chicken and dice or shred into small bite-sized pieces. Toss with seasonings of choice, set aside and let cool. Spread refried beans into the bottom of a greased casserole dish. Next layer: cooked brown rice. Next layer: diced tomatoes and diced bell pepper. Next layer: chicken. Next layer: toppings ~cheese, olives, lettuce, etc—>whatever your heart desires. Cover the top with foil and bake for about 20 minutes. Take foil off and bake for 5 more minutes. Serves 4!

This is another great dish for Sunday Prep Day. I divided them into four portions and put them each in their own ready-to-go container. I ate one for dinner and the other 3 traveled home with me. I love knowing that I have a healthy meal at my grasp whenever I need one/don’t feel like cooking. This is what makes Sunday Prep so worth it!

Enjoy!

I’m going to spend the rest of the day with the momma of the house

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We’re throwing around ideas for the day and may end up at the movies to see The Lucky One.

What are you doing for Mother’s Day?

Kristi

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6 Responses to “A Recipe for Moms Day”

  1. Alexandra May 13, 2012 at 9:19 pm #

    Yay for delicious recipes and for being done!! Way to go girlfran! 🙂
    Hope you have a great day with your momma!

  2. Tessa at Amazing Asset May 13, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

    Fiesta dip is a classic favorite of mien, thanks for the recipe! And wahooo for being done, congrats, and happy mother’s day!

  3. Sarah @ Feeeding the Brain and Body May 13, 2012 at 10:39 pm #

    This recipe looks great, thanks for sharing! I can definitely see the resemblance between you and your mom 🙂

  4. Paige @ Running Around Normal May 14, 2012 at 1:31 am #

    That dip sounds delicious! Hope you enjoyed the movie 🙂

  5. Lisa May 14, 2012 at 1:33 am #

    Yum. That looks delicious! I love 7 layered dips like that. So you get a taste of all different things in a bit. Happy Mother’s Day to your mom! Hope you girls enjoy the day!! And congrats with finishing your first semester!

  6. Beth Howard May 14, 2012 at 4:07 am #

    Very proud of you sweetie! Love you always and forever, Mom

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