Fiery Tomato Soup with Tortellini

This is a recipe I have wanted to try all winter. After a long day shooting out in the cold with my dad this was the perfect way to warm up. Zoë has been home for dinner more so I wanted to make sure I had a vegetarian friendly dinner ready for her. I was thrilled when I came across this recipe on Pinterest I didn’t have to make … Continue reading Fiery Tomato Soup with Tortellini

Smokey Bean & Bacon Soup

This is one of my parents’ favorite soups. It is wonderful on a cold night with crusty bread. The smell alone will put the entire house in a warm, comforting mood and bring everyone to the table. Ingredients: 6 Slices Peppered Bacon 1 Small Yellow Onion (diced) 1 Medium Carrot (peeled and grated) 2 C. Canned Crushed Tomatoes 2 1/2 C. Drained White Beans 6 … Continue reading Smokey Bean & Bacon Soup

Chicken Tortilla Stew

This recipe was a little out of my comfort zone. I’m not big on spicy food, vegetables or Mexican cuisine. However I know that by challenging my self to eat clean these types of foods are gonna become fairly common. Luckily once I made this soup and tried it I fell in love. It had such a wonderful texture and was packed with flavor. It … Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Stew

Grandma Phelps Veggie Soup

I love trying old family classics now that I am an adult and am not scared off by vegetables and many other things I was convinced I hated as a child. Last flu season my mother thought she would try reintroducing this recipe back into the family and was greeted with rave reviews. Now any time anyone gets the slightest sniffle or feels a bit … Continue reading Grandma Phelps Veggie Soup

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients: For the Stock: 4-6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts  3 1/2 Quarts Water 1/2 Yellow Onion (peeled and diced) 2 t. Italian Seasoning 2 t. Lemon-Pepper Seasoning 3 Cloves Garlic (minced) 4 Bay Leaves 3 Chicken Bouillon Cubes Kosher Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper For the Soup: 2 C. sliced carrots 2 1/2 C. Uncooked Egg Noodles 1 C. Quartered Mushrooms 1/4 C. Cooking … Continue reading Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Carl’s White Chili

Carl’s White Chili is a creamy and delicious way to spice up any chilly evening. It was a fan favorite in college. My friend Danielle would make weekly requests for this every fall. Its such a great meal to eat curled up on the couch with a blanket and some friends. Ingredients: 4-6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 4 C. (2 cans) Navy Beans 2 C. … Continue reading Carl’s White Chili

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

Ingredients: 2 T All-Purpose Flour 2 t. Steak Seasoning 1.5 lbs Beef Stew Meat 2 T. Olive Oil 3 C. Spicy V8 1 C. Water 1/2  Medium Yellow Onion (tiny dice) 1 T.  Worcestershire Sauce 1 1/2  t. Beef Bouillon Granules 1  t. Dried Oregano (crushed) 1/2  t. Dried Marjoram (crushed) 1/4  t. Fresh Cracked Black Pepper 3 Bay Leaves 3  Potatoes (1 inch cubes) … Continue reading Old Fashioned Beef Stew