Let’s count down Clean Fingers Laynie’s best 10 recipes of 2020. You can find your new favorite recipes or rediscover old ones!
Normally, I don’t get too excited for a new year. Unsurprisingly, 2020 was hard for so many people. But, we survived, and we made it to 2021. And that, my friends, is something to celebrate! On a personal note, it also means Clean Fingers Laynie is officially 2 years old!
Even though I did not post as much last year, I still want to share the 10 most popular posts from 2020. It’s a great way to remember your favorite recipes. Or, it may also help you discover new ones you may have missed.
A quick and easy Pantry Ingredient Enchilada Sauce recipe. Perfect for when you run out of enchilada sauce, or if you’re looking for a low-carb option.
Have you ever gone to the pantry, only to realize, you don’t have enchilada sauce you need for dinner? Then, everyone draws straws to see who goes back to the store? Or worse, you decide to scrap everything and make something else?
Well, I’m here to help you out. No more cutting your loses! This quick and easy pantry ingredient enchilada sauce recipe can be made in about 15 minutes. Plus, you may find you like it better than the canned varieties. Especially since you can control the ingredients, and you know what goes into it.
This easy and flavorful One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl is one of my favorite Mexican-style recipes. Customizable and perfect for meal prep or busy weeknights.
This One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl is one of our family’s favorite recipes. My husband will go back for seconds, and that’s a big deal at our house! It’s also great for meal prep. If you only try one recipe from me this year, make sure it’s this one!
Slow Cooker Queso Chicken is a versatile main dish that can be served in a tortilla, on rice, on pasta, or as is. Only 6 Ingredients with 5 Minutes Prep.
Let me count the reasons why I love this recipe. First, Queso! In my opinion, everything is better with cheese. Second, this recipe only requires 6 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. Third, the slow cooker does all the work! It’s truly a dump and go recipe. Fourth, this Slow Cooker Queso Chicken can be used in so many ways! It can be added to so many Mexican dishes. Or it can be eaten as is.
Made in the slow cooker, this Copycat Cafe Rio Chicken can be prepped in 5 minutes. Plus, it adds delicious flavor to any Mexican dish you can think of!
Don’t let the pictures deceive you… Even though this looks like a basic chicken recipe, this Copycat Cafe Rio Chicken is so delicious! If you ever need a quick and easy protein to add to any Mexican-flavored dish, this will be your go to recipe!
A tried and true recipe for Brown Sugar Maple Oatmeal ready in 15 minutes on the stovetop. These sweet chewy oat grains are way better than store-bought!
All my life, I’ve been a Cream of Wheat girl. Oatmeal? No, thanks! However, a few years ago, I decided I was going to find an oatmeal recipe I liked. Especially important was a recipe I could add to my go-to breakfast recipes.
So, I reached out to my Facebook friends and asked for a ‘tried and true’ oatmeal recipe that is palatable, not too plain, and not loaded with sugar. I got so many great suggestions, but the thing that made the biggest difference is the way the oats are cooked!
Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage is a quick and easy meal that’s packed with flavor and heat! It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb.
Sometimes, I want something to eat that’s fast and easy and won’t heat up my whole kitchen. Do you ever feel that way? That’s why I love this Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage recipe so much. It can be made in 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for a weeknight meal. Since it’s made in the air fryer, it doesn’t heat up the whole kitchen.
This copycat Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies recipe only requires two ingredients and can be made anytime you are feeling lazy or can’t find the real thing!
Every year, January seems to last FOREVER, and February just flies by in the blink of an eye. So, March always seems to sneak up on me. Can you relate? Although, I love March because it means it’s Girl Scout Cookie season!
Now, don’t get me wrong. I love authentic Girl Scout Cookies! But since they are only available for a limited time, I came up with a way to satisfy my craving any time of the year. My solution: my two-ingredient copycat Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookie recipe! It’s perfect for even the laziest cook!
Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta is made in the Instant Pot for a quick and easy weeknight meal that’s also meatless. Only one pot, and no colander needed!
If you love classic spaghetti, you’ll love this elevated Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta! It’s truly a grown-up version of your favorite dish without much additional work. Plus, it’s made in the Instant Pot for even quicker preparation.
Here are the top 10 recipes Clean Fingers Laynie’s fans couldn’t wait to click and feast on in 2019. Find your new favorites or rediscover old ones!
When I decided to start the blog, I wanted to share my tried and true recipes with my family and friends. I never imaged how much I would learn or how much work it would be. But, I’ve connected with so many wonderful people who love food as much as I do, and I want to keep inspiring others to cook more at home.
On December 26, 2018, I clicked the purchase button to register my domain. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t very apprehensive and overwhelmed at the thought of maintaining a food blog for the coming year. But I pushed through my fears, and I couldn’t be prouder to say Clean Fingers Laynie is officially 1 year old!