Perfect Roasted Asparagus

Finished roasted asparagus on parchment paper.

This easiest side dish is so great for spring, and goes well with almost anything you can think of for dinner. The Perfect Roasted Asparagus comes together with just a few ingredients plus the right oven temperature that give you the best tasting asparagus. Try it will all of the extra variations below as well! Whichever way you choose to serve this recipe, it’s perfect with everything from pasta to simply prepared meats, and alongside every cuisine from Indian, to Italian, and Asian as well.

Roasted asparagus on a parchment paper lined gold baking sheet on a white background.

We eat so much asparagus every year when it’s in season, it’s downright embarrassing! We’re simply crazy about it, and never get enough during it’s short seasonal window. In fact, I just bought 6 pounds of it while grocery shopping yesterday, and the 2 of us will easily polish it right off this week.

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Pico de Gallo Recipe (Authentic & Easy)

A white bowl filled with Pico de Gallo with corn chips and cilantro around it.

Pico de Gallo is a simple fresh salsa that’s easy to make and keeps for days in the fridge as well! You’ll find yourself making it for everything from a ‘chips and salsa snack’ to any Mexican inspired meal. A good Pico de Gallo is all about simple, fresh ingredients, and I’ve included all my tips for success below.

A white bowl of Pico de Gallo on a wooden cutting board with chips around it.

It’s hard to believe that with over 600 recipes and counting, I don’t have a recipe for Pico de Gallo yet! You’ll find it as an add-on of sorts in my Mexican recipes like my Chipotle Shrimp Tacos. But it’s way past time I shared with you my specific recipe for a good pico along with all my tips!

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Fajita Veggies (Chipotle Copycat Recipe)

The finished Fajita Veggies in a white skillet with a wooden spoon.

These Fajita Veggies are a Chipotle copycat recipe, but are even tastier, and can be used in all sorts of Mexican inspired meals. Try these with everything from Beef Barbacoa to Pork Carnitas, or piled into a taco bowl! They’re easy to make, super flavorful, and a great addition to any ‘build a bowl recipe’ you like to make at home.

A white skillet filled with Fajita Veggies and a wooden spoon and striped linen.

These easy to make Fajita Veggies are part of our Mexican ‘build a bowl’ series. Last week we started with the Chipotle Chicken and Best Guacamole. And now we’re adding some tasty fajita veggies to the mix. Stay tuned for lots more to come over the next 2 weeks, and I’ll link them all below as they’re added so you can mix and match to make endless Mexican meals!

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Chipotle Chicken (Healthy Copycat Recipe)

A bowl of Copycat Chipotle Chicken with the burrito bowl toppings around it.

Better than Chipotle? We most definitely think so, and you’ll soon see this Chipotle Chicken Healthy Copycat recipe is beyond flavorful. I was inspired by the flavors of the famous Chipotle chicken for their burrito bowls. But in this recipe you’ll find it has all the flavors of Chipotle but amped up a little bit which turns out to be the tastiest chicken!

Copycat Chipotle Chicken on a black plate with toppings of guacamole, pico de gallo, corn and rice around it.

We eat some sort of burrito bowl or taco bowl at least once a week year round! You can change up all sorts of things, and so the combos are absolutely endless. The ingredients for burrito/taco bowls are also easy to make ahead for meal prep too which is right up my alley.

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Easy Cashew Chicken

A black bowl with steamed rice topped with cashew chicken.

Better than takeout, this Easy Cashew Chicken is the perfect go-to recipe for dinner. It’s easy to make and packed with veggies and flavor. Then add a touch of crunchy cashews, and you just take this right over the top – it’s so good!

Cashew Chicken over steamed rice in a black bowl with chopsticks.

What are your go-to recipes during the workweek? We rely heavily on stir fries for sure because they’re simple to make, and they’re a 1-pan kind of dinner too. You can also easily customize whatever stir fry you’re making to what you have on hand as well.

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