Keyword: jalapeno

sweet spicy pineapple coleslaw
Fruit, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Southern US Cuisine, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Sweet Spicy Pineapple Coleslaw (No Mayo)

Oh my, this sweet, spicy pineapple coleslaw is so good! The sweetness of the pineapple with the heat of the jalapeños, the crunchiness of the cabbage, and the zestiness of the dressing with lemon, lime and agave – absolutely delicious! And this is another tasty, refreshing cold salad you can eat in the heat of […]

delicious spicy queso blanco
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Mexican Cuisine

Delicious Spicy Queso Blanco

I love this delicious spicy queso blanco, adapted from 40 Aprons. It’s quick to make and has such great flavor. And you can adjust the ingredients to your own taste! The first time I made it, I found it too hot (Mr. Key Lime loved the spice!). But for me, it was a bit too […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes

Fresh Homemade Tomato Salsa

Nothing is better with chips or a Mexican meal than fresh homemade tomato salsa! And salsa recipes are perfect for adjusting the ingredients to meet your own taste. Make this salsa ahead of time for taking to potlucks, picnics, cookouts or any get-togethers. Keep it on hand for celebrations, too. With New Year’s Eve, Mardi […]

Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Mother's Day, Salads, Vegetables

Chopped Kale Cranberry Salad with Apricot Jalapeño Vinaigrette

I came across this chopped kale cranberry salad in a local restaurant. The ingredients sounded so tasty, and I found the idea behind the salad to be impressive. But the restaurant chef was a little stingy with the ingredients, and for a pile of chopped kale it seemed a bit pricey. When I got home, […]

chili waffles plated to serve
Entrees, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles

These hot and spicy chili waffles are a combination of two recipes: Jalapeno Cornbread Waffles and Spicy Three Bean Chili. I’ve combined the recipes so that you can cook both simultaneously, for a shorter cooking time, and so the cornbread waffles and chili will be ready at the same time. This is one of my […]

Breads, Entrees, Father's Day, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Jalapeño Cornbread Waffles

At my house, we enjoy making these jalapeño cornbread waffles and adding our favorite toppings. I usually make these as a part of Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles, a recipe we love. These mildly spicy waffles are also good topped with beans, lettuce, tomatoes and onions, like a tostada. Any usual Mexican food toppings will […]