Tequila Spinach & Mushroom Enchiladas

I’m ashamed to admit that before today I had never made enchiladas myself, I always had my mom or my husband do it for me. But today I felt like trying something new, so I prepared some Spinach & Mushroom Enchiladas with a little splash of Tequila for lunch. It’s a very simple and flavorful dish.

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Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups of Spinach (chopped)
2 cups of Mushrooms (coarsely chopped)
2-3 cups of Monterrey Jack chesse
1 (28oz) can of Las Palamas Green Chile Enchilada Sauce.
4 tablespoons of butter
1/4 onion (chopped finely)
1 garlic clove (minced)
1/3 cup of Tequila (optional) (I used Patron Silver, because it has a smooth taste)
4-6 White corn tortillas
Olive oil
Black pepper

Preheat oven to 375

1) In a small sauce pan sautée the onion & garlic with the butter and added a little black pepper (to taste) for a minute over medium heat. 2) add mushroom cook until mushrooms a well cooked, then set aside. 3) in a small pan add a 2-3 teaspoons of olive oil & 1/3 cup of tequila stir in spinach, cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Once the spinach is well cooked add the sautéed mushrooms, let it cool then add the Monterrey Jack cheese mix well.

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Then heat a little olive oil in a large pan to lightly cook tortillas. (I like to dab the tortillas with a napkin once I take them out of the oil, so it wouldn’t be oily). Cup a tortilla in your had like if you were making a taco add the mixture of Spinach, Mushroom & Cheese, then fold in the side/seams (like a wrap) and place them with the seams facing down. Pour the enchilada sauce on top and sprinkle with cheese, bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve with Crema Mexicana or sour cream. (I sautéed the l mushrooms I had leftover and topped my enchiladas with it. Enjoy!

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Malibu Rum chicken & Strawberry salad

Tonight I made a Malibu rum chicken on a bed of strawberry salad topped with almonds & a raspberry vinaigrette. The salad alone looked so delicious I didn’t want to cook the chicken, but I’m glad I did. The combination of the Malibu & strawberries with the chicken was fantastic! I love it!! Try it at home and let me know what you think.

Here’s the salad alone:

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All I did to make the chicken is add 2 cups of Malibu, about 1/2 – 1 cup of lemon juice, some black pepper, parsley and a little rosemary. I let it sit over night in the fridge, then I cook it with a little olive oil in a pan. It was so easy & fast to make.

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Here a picture of the bottle:

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Enjoy 😉

Tequila chicken Alfredo

Yesterday I decided I wanted to have chicken & broccoli Alfredo for dinner. I started getting everything ready when the drunk in me a light bulb went on and I decided to use the tequila that was sitting on the counter. 🙂

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It was delicious!! I looked around the kitchen and found a bottle of Malibu “mango” flavor. Can you guess what’s on the menu tonight?

Things I built bought and put together myself.

My husband was the one to always built things for me, but now that his overseas I’ve had to figure things out on my own. So here what I built put together myself.

This was my first baby project I built.

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Then I built my daughter’s scooter, kept my fingers crossed that it won’t fall apart on her.

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This weekend I built my desk. It was easy to put together the hard part was trying to flip it right side up.

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While I was busy building the desk, my angels kids were busy making a mess.

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