This is my go-to recipe right now. I started making these chimichangas a few months ago using this recipe, and I’ve experimented with every imaginable filling since, from ground turkey to shredded chicken to this version, which is my favorite: shredded beef.

Every variation has been delicious – and slightly healthier than your average chimichanga, since these are baked, not fried! – but I love shredded beef in Mexican food and it’s extra delicious in this recipe. These are perfect for your stay-at-home Cinco de Mayo feast this week!

If you’re not a shredded beef fan, you can try any of the other fillings mentioned, or you could probably even make this recipe work with refried or black beans. Add some Spanish rice on the side and a big batch of restaurant-style salsa, and you’ve got yourself a meal!

I like to make a pot roast in the Crock-Pot one night, and then I use the leftovers for this recipe another night.

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Pot Roast

April 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

What have you been cooking during this stay-at-home season? Are you still making regular grocery runs, or are you relying on canned goods and same-day delivery?

My cooking habits haven’t changed a ton, but I have been using more pantry and freezer items rather than running to the store as frequently for fresh ingredients.

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Chocolate-Covered Potato Chip Cake

March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

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With all the extra time on my hands lately because of COVID-19, a cake seemed like a great idea.

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Quick & Easy Chili

February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

When I was a kid, I loved eating chili at my grandma’s house (probably because she let me top it with as many slices of Velveeta as I wanted, soak it up with bread, and finish it off with two servings of dessert 😉). One day after I’d been gushing over how good her chili was, she told me she was going to teach me to make it myself because it was so easy.

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Velveeta Cheese Dip

January 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Looking for a quick Super Bowl app? I’ve got you covered, because this one is about as simple as it gets. Just two ingredients here (or three if you want to be extra)!

I’ve been making this easy cheese dip since I was a kid. I watched my mom make it for parties and special gatherings, and before long I could mix it up and throw it in the microwave without assistance.

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