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Cinco de Mayo: Quick and Easy Whole Wheat Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I like to celebrate this holiday with family and friends, and that means potluck! This weekend I prepared a delicious Chorizo Queso Dip for our neighborhood block party; it had just the right amount of spicy kick and the oozy, cheesy goodness was a hit!

Tonight, just for my family, I am preparing this delicious whole wheat chicken enchilada recipe. You can go all out with traditional ingredients, or opt for a slightly healthier route by substituting fat-free whole wheat tortillas and reduced sodium and low-fat sauce. These are super easy to make and delicious served with black beans and rice or guacamole. Yum! Continue reading

Cinco de Mayo: Chorizo Queso Dip Recipe for Slow Cooker

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I live on a military post in a fabulous, tight-knit community. Every month or so, we come together in a neighborhood block party. There are usually anywhere from 30-50 people there, and everyone signs up in advance for a potluck item. This past weekend, our theme was Cinco de Mayo in honor of today. I made this Chorizo Queso Dip recipe in my slow cooker which nicely complimented my neighbors’ dishes of enchiladas, tacos, and bean salad.

The slow cooker sure makes things simpler and less stressful in the time leading up to a party; just plug it in and let it do its thing while you run errands and get ready! This recipe requires a little cooking, since you have to pre-cook the chorizo in a skillet first. But that can be done well in advance of your party time and added to the slow cooker later. Continue reading