Soup/Stew/Chili

Zuppa Bountifulla

  This recipe was modeled after Zuppa Toscana, from Olive Garden. I wanted to lower the fat and salt content of this recipe, make it lactose free, and use more nutritious ingredients. Changing the original potatoes to white yams, gives this soup a completely different flavor than the original. I […]

Stuffed Pepper Soup Freezer packs

Its officially Soup Season!  Its my favorite go to lunch, a steaming bowl of soup and a sandwich really hits the spot on cold days.  I really love when I can go out to the deep freeze and grab a soup pack and have lunch or dinner on the table […]

Asparagus, Pumpkin, Rice, and Sausage soup

When my kids decide that they actually LIKE asparagus, When they are a little more adventurous for new flavors, When my husband won’t be home for dinner, When I’ve been at doctors appointments or shopping all day, When I have some left over rice and pumpkin puree in the fridge, […]

Beef Stew {it’s good for the soul}

As fall creeps around the corner, so does the craving for hearty soups and stews. At least it does at my house. It’s almost like our stomachs know that the season is changing far before our minds do (or far before our minds want to admit it!). Nothing screams comfort […]

Sticking to Stew- Adventures in Pressure Canning

I often try to get creative with the BB veggie packs- you know, use the juice pack for anything BUT juice, the lunch box pack ALL for desserts. Apparently, I’m just a BB rebel. So all week long I was anticipating my beautiful stew pack and thinking of (i.e. pinning) […]

Soups, Stews And Chowders

Our summer is coming to an end and I have already started dreaming of cool Fall evenings, with a brisk wind whipping up the crunchy leaves in a flurry, the autumnal colors decorating the outdoors, and a warming fire crackling in the back yard pit, sipping hot apple cider and […]

Zucchini Tomato Soup

It’s that time of year again (my favorite time by the way)…. Whether you are picking up your weekly basket, pulling them from your garden or seeing them in the grocery store, one things for sure. They are everywhere. Even coming from our ears I’ve heard! If you’re anything like […]

Make Your Own Chili Powder

PrintMake your own chili powder Prep Time: Cook Time: 15 minutes We sometimes receive dried chiles in our add-ons so I whipped up my own chili powder to make good use of them. You could double or triple this recipe based on the number of chiles that you had. This […]

Juice-Free Juicing!

Don’t pass the word along to Sally and Tanya but I am not a big fan of juicing. I feel a bit of a sugar spike if I drink too much fruit juice, and green juices generally just taste like grass to me (and as I am not of the […]