Beef, Main Dishes, Soups, Tex/Mex, Uncategorized

Beef Taco Soup

This taco soup is so easy to throw together for a tasty, filling, healthy meal!  Make it even easier by keeping browned ground beef in your freezer in one pound packages.   Then you just grab a package and dump in for recipes like this one!  I like to make a double batch of this soup for dinner and then…

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Beef, Chicken, Pasta, Soups, Uncategorized

6 Great Freezer Meals with Pasta

Anyone love pasta?  It freezes great in recipes like lasagna and ziti.  A pot of cooked pasta also makes a great addition to some freezer recipes to help it become a complete meal.  Here is a round-up of our family favorite freezer recipes that include pasta: Jennifer’s Pizza Pasta -This recipe is always a hit.  I always make double when…

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Kid Friendly, Meatless, Soups, Uncategorized, Veggies

Homemade Tomato Soup

So, I try to have “meatless” night once a week.  When we would have grilled cheese, I always got a can of condensed tomato soup for my hubby to dip his sandwich in.  I didn’t care for the soup all that much.  Then, someone introduced us to this recipe.  Now, the entire family dips grilled cheese sandwiches in this delicious…

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Main Dishes, Soups, Uncategorized, Veggies

Butternut Squash Soup

We started making this soup last fall when we had over 20 butternut squash growing voluntarily in our garden!  I say voluntarily because the butternut squash we threw out the year before in our compost bin starting growing out of the compost bin!  We had only tried this veggie once or twice so we had to figure out what to…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Pasta, slow cooker, Soups

Pasta Fagioli Soup

So, I tried two different knock offs of Olive Garden soups this week….Chicken Gnocchi and Pasta Fagioli.  I was so disappointed when the Chicken Gnocchi did NOT taste like Olive Garden’s and it really didn’t taste good at all.  So bummed.   BUT, the Pasta Fagioli turned out delicious and made an enormous amount.  The recipe completely filled my  crock…

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Chicken, Main Dishes, Soups

White Chicken Chili

This tasty recipe is adapted for freezing from a Rachel Ray recipe.  If you are picky, don’t let the jalepeno & tomatillo ingredients scare you off.  It is not too spicy and is absolutely delicious.  Enjoy! White Chicken Chili 2 tablespoons canola oil 6 (6-ounces each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces Salt & pepper 1 medium yellow…

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Chicken, Main Dishes, Soups

Old Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings

Got this recipe from one of our co-op members in WV! Thanks Rhonda! Ingredients 1 (2 1/2 to 3 lb.) broiler-fryer chicken 1 tsp. Salt 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 quart water 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda 3 Tbs. shortening Directions Place chicken in a Dutch oven; add water and 1 tsp.…

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