Hearty Chipotle Steak Chili

Hearty Chipotle Steak Chili

Let me introduce you to your new favorite chili recipe!  This Hearty Chipotle Steak Chili is an amazing dinner option that's loaded with tender sirloin steak, beans, peppers and tomatoes.  Perfect if you love a hot, delicious bowl of soup on a cold day! I personally love a hearty bowl of chili anytime the weather turns cold and blustery.  To me, soup is warm, comforting and a wonderful way to re-energize after a long day.  It's almost as if this pot of soup is wrapping its comforting arms around your body the way a mother comforts a weeping child.  Sitting in front of a bowl of this Hearty Chipotle Steak Chili is amazing for both your body and soul! This hearty soup is loaded with everything that makes chili amazing - onions, peppers, tomatoes, two types of beans, and tender, Continue Reading...

15 Healthy Recipe Ideas for a Healthier Lifestyle

15 Healthy Recipe Ideas for a Healthier Lifestyle

Looking to start a weight loss journey or maybe just need to add some healthier meal options into your everyday routine?  These 15 simple, easy and fresh recipes are just as satisfying as they are delicious!  Great for jump-starting your healthy New Years resolutions, too! We all typically have good intentions to eat healthier and make more mindful food choices.  However, sometimes when we don't set ourselves up for success, if often becomes overwhelming to know exactly what to eat.  What if I told you that having these simple recipe ideas at your fingertips could help you prepare for every meal of the day, giving you more control to make healthier food choices?  Having these healthy, easy and delicious options will help you feel satisfied and in control all the while still enjoying Continue Reading...

Creamy Tomato & Tortellini Soup

Creamy Tomato & Tortellini Soup

This post is sponsored by the good people at Mirum Shopper and Hunt's.  Photographs, opinions and recipe are 100% my own. #ad #HuntsHolidayHappiness This fantastic tomato soup recipe has it all!  Creamy, delicious tomatoes are simmered together with Parmesan cheese, tender tortellini and topped with fresh basil.  This soup is a fantastic Christmas Eve dish or wonderful anytime you're looking to warm up on a cold night! In my family, Christmas Eve has just as much celebration and importance as Christmas Day.  Some of my fondest memories as a child are of going to my Great-Grandma Elsie's house to celebrate Christmas Eve with my HUGE extended family.  There was always enough food to feed double the crew - Christmas cookies and candies, salads, desserts and the dinner was always Continue Reading...

Slow Cooker Sirloin Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Sirloin Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew - the perfect comfort food! This easy slow cooker beef stew recipe is a delicious dinner option for any night of the week. Made with tender, delicious sirloin, along with big chunks of carrots, celery, potatoes and mushrooms its the ultimate comfort food! I created this post in partnership with Butcher Box.  All opinions, photos and recipe are 100% my own.  This post contains affiliate links. As soon as the weather begins to cool off a bit, I get out my crock pot and cook up a big pot of my Slow Cooker Sirloin Beef Stew.  My family and I love it, as it is a delicious, hearty meal in one bowl.  I love making beef stew on a lazy Sunday afternoon and letting it simmer for hours.  It fills my house with the warm aromas of autumn, and fills our bellies with a Continue Reading...

National Chicken Month – Easy Chicken Recipes for Busy Nights

National Chicken Month – Easy Chicken Recipes for Busy Nights

When it comes to easy dinner solutions, chicken always seems to be at the top of the list!  In honor of National Chicken Month, I've got some amazing chicken recipes, perfect for busy nights and tight budgets! Now that fall actives are in full swing, I'm always trying to figure out what I'm gonna feed my family before or after baseball practice, games, drum corp, and all the other little things that scheduled during the week.  We always try to make it a point to sit down together as a family for at least one meal a day, and having something easy and ready to go is a great way to gather everyone to the table.  To take the guess-work out of dinner ideas that the entire family will eat, I've teamed up with a few other fantastic food bloggers to bring you some amazing chicken dinner Continue Reading...

Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup

The best potato soup recipe you'll ever make! This super-simple Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup is the perfect dinner solution for busy weeknights. Loaded with big chunks of ham, potatoes, and topped with lots of cheese, bacon and onions, this comfort food is a great for anyone who loves a hearty, delicious bowl of soup! Fall is just around the corner.  It is, without a doubt, my favorite season of the year!  Back to school, football season, cooler weather, and the turning of the leaves are just a few of my favorite attributes that come with the season.  We'll have several activities going this fall, including my son's baseball season, Drum Corp performances, as well as all of his school activities. It's the perfect time to get the crock pot out and make a big batch of this Slow Continue Reading...

Slow Cooker Sausage and Lentil Soup

Slow Cooker Sausage and Lentil Soup

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#OktoberOnTheFarm #CollectiveBias Fire up your slow cooker or crock pot - it's time for some amazing soup!  My Sausage and Lentil Soup is the perfect way to warm up after a cold day.  Loaded with lentils, vegetables and delicious, savory sausage, this soup will hit the spot! Now that fall weather is here in full force, there is something about my cooking that goes into winter survival mode.  Perhaps it's my Scandinavian heritage that is kicking in.  I come from very hearty stock of strong, hard working women.  My mother, and grandmothers before me really know how to make an amazing pot of soup, as this seems to be an especially wonderful meal that will Continue Reading...