Category: Soups & Salads

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

The best chicken tortilla soup recipe cooks slowly all day so every bite is full of flavor.  That is exactly what happens in this recipe.  The spices and sauce help flavor the vegetables and infuse into the shredded chicken for full flavor in every bite. …

Pomegranate Spinach Salad with Pears and Goat Cheese

Pomegranate Spinach Salad with Pears and Goat Cheese

Spinach is one of my favorite salad greens since it holds up well with any kind of dressing and is a bright green color.  To fancy up this salad, I love having a pop of color, a mixture of textures, and flavors, and a light…

Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Easy slow cooker butternut squash soup is Fall comfort food at its best. I have been making this soup for probably about two decades. This is by far the best butternut squash soup.  A bowl of this will warm you up and satisfy you with…

Grilled Peach, Avocado, and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad

Grilled Peach, Avocado, and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad

Sweet grilled juicy peaches, buttery avocado, creamy goat cheese, and peppery arugula combine for a flavorful summer salad that delights all the senses.  This perfect healthy and delicious salad is simply finished with olive oil and balsamic vinegar for the ideal mix of sweet, tangy,…

French Potato Salad

French Potato Salad

French potato salad is a tangy, bright, and fresh side dish.  It actually gets better with time as the champagne dijon vinaigrette continues to marinate along with the tender boiling potatoes and fresh herbs.  This recipe is simple, simply divine.  Bring this to any potluck…

Mexican Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Mexican Watermelon Cucumber Salad

This watermelon salad I created for the first time when I didn’t want to make the same watermelon, feta, olive version that is all over the internet now.  I quickly decided I wanted to have a Mexican twist where I can use Tajin. Ian and I…

How to Make Homemade Ranch Dressing Without Mayo

How to Make Homemade Ranch Dressing Without Mayo

If you do not like mayonnaise, this ranch dressing recipe is for you.  On the flip side, if you like mayo, you will still love this recipe. The creaminess of sour cream and the tang of buttermilk makes this ranch dressing amazing; and no one,…

How to Make Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

How to Make Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

Homemade chicken bone broth using an electric pressure cooking like the Instant Pot is an easy recipe with many health benefits and tastes great. Making bone broth at home is something I have been doing for years. It is wonderful for healing my gut when…