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[3 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]
Chicken Stew

Stews and soups are wonderful in the winter time and the meal that my family has been indulging in lately. This stew recipe is hearty and rich, yet easy to make. If you don’t have a dutch oven you could use a heavy pot or adapt this recipe for the crock pot.

[5 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

This is a soup that I feel great about feeding to my two year old daughter, Avery, because it is packed with vegetables and is so yummy. I love eating soups in the winter time and this is a fun and delicious recipe.
In a large pot, of salted boiling water, cook until tender (about 10 minutes):
1 medium chopped carrot
Remove carrot and set aside, but keep boiling water for pasta. Add:
4 oz of whole wheat pasta, any fun shape (such as bow ties)
Cook pasta until “al dente” instructions. …

[16 Sep 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

My husband loves tacos, so I am always looking for new recipes with a different take on his favorite. This taco soup is so easy because you make it in the crock pot and it tastes great.
In a large skillet, on medium heat, combine and cook:
2 pounds of ground beef
1 red or green chopped bell pepper
Once meat is browned, add meat and bell pepper to crock pot. Add following ingredients and cook on low for 3 hours:
2 12oz can of chopped tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 cups frozen corn
1 …

[21 Aug 2008 | One Comment | ]

Add the following ingredients into a crock pot:
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into small 1/2 inch pieces
1 cup frozen or fresh corn kernels
1 can condensed cream of potato soup
1 4oz can of diced green chile peppers, drained
2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
1/2 package of taco seasoning mix
3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
Cook on low heat for 4 to 6 hours. Before serving, add 1 cup of the cooked soup mixture to:
1 cup sour cream
Add back into crock pot and whisk until combined. Sprinkle with cheddar or queso …

[21 Aug 2008 | 5 Comments | ]
Leigh’s Tomato Bisque Recipe

I love tomato bisque, especially when the weather gets colder. This is my absolute favorite soup to make. With the cream and fresh basil it is so rich and flavorful, so can be served for lunch, before for dinner, or as part of dinner with salad or sandwiches.