Soup Sunday | Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew Recipe

Soup Sunday | Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew Recipe I almost didn't have a recipe for you this week. Last weekend was a warm one and soup just didn't seem like a great option for lunch/dinner. After speaking to a few of my readers I decided to quickly whip up a batch for this weeks post. It warms my heart that people look forward to this feature and actually try my dishes! We have been slowly converting to sweet potatoes because they are … [Read more...]

Soup Sunday | Tortellini Soup Recipe

Soup Sunday | Tortellini Soup Recipe I found a great deal on Tortellini and decided to dig around for a soup recipe instead of just adding spaghetti sauce. I found this recipe at which I adapted a smidge for a little more flavor. The entire family was surprised (we had never had Tortellini before) and love it! Print 5.0 from 2 reviews Tortellini Soup Recipe Author: Heather Serves: 4-6 Ingredients … [Read more...]

Soup Sunday | Chili & Chili Seasoning Mix Recipe

Soup Sunday | Chili Seasoning Mix Recipe This past week was cold and drizzling outside... the perfect kind of weather for chili. I am revisiting this recipe from last year because it’s one I turn to often. It saves me money, I can alter it to be a little spicier if wanted keep it on the tame side, and I know what is going into my family’s food. I meant to take photos of my chili, but alas I forgot and it disappeared quickly. My chili … [Read more...]

Soup Sunday | Vegetarian Green Chile Stew Recipe

Soup Sunday | Vegetarian Green Chile Stew Recipe This week I was looking for a heartier soup... the kind that sticks to your ribs. Before our vegetarian days we loved a good beef stew. When I saw this recipe I had high hopes that it would be all that I hoped for and more. I was right! Everyone devoured this soup and even Emma (age 6) asked for me to make it again mid week for her birthday dinner. It is super forgiving... so if you don’t have … [Read more...]

Soup Sunday | Lasagna Cheese Soup & Italian Herb Bread for the Bread Machine Recipe

This week I tried a recipe that was mailed to me unexpectedly. I was surfing the web looking for a new recipe to try for the family and this popped up in my email. It was submitted to me by the founder of, Jane DeLaney. I substituted TVP for the ground beef and vegetable broth instead of chicken to make it vegetarian friendly. My family devoured this soup in a matter of minutes. Emma is my ultra picky girl that doesn’t like noodles. … [Read more...]

Soup Sunday | Creamy Cauliflower & Broccoli Soup Recipe

Broccoli and cauliflower are two of my all time favorite vegetables. I was craving cauliflower so I went on a hunt for a good cauliflower soup recipe. I ran across this one on and knew it would be a hit. Print 5.0 from 5 reviews Creamy Cauliflower & Broccoli Soup Recipe Cuisine: Soup Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 quart chicken broth (we used vegetable broth) 1 onion, finely chopped 1 head … [Read more...]

Gluten Free White Bread Recipe for Bread Machine

Although we don’t have a gluten allergy, we have been reading up on the benefits of eating gluten free. Loaves of bread from the store can be pricey, so we thought we’d give a recipe a try... and it turned out good! I couldn’t wait to share it with you.... Print Gluten Free White Bread Recipe for Bread Machine This is an adapted recipe. The original is quoted and I put our alterations in parentheses. The original recipe was too … [Read more...]

Soup Sunday | Potato Chowder & Homemade White Bread Recipes

With the cooler weather moving in I get the itch for warm soup, chowder, chili and the like. The past two weekends our family has made some and put it out to graze on all Sunday long. It warms the belly, helps you relax and I love that food is taken care of for the day! Today’s Soup Sunday is a Potato Chowder recipe I adapted from this one on My family devoured it and asked me to bookmark the recipe because it was winner! … [Read more...]

Sweet Skulls | Halloween Recipe | Disney’s Frankenweenie Inspired

Sweet Skulls | Halloween Recipe Enjoy this FRANKENWEENIE inspired recipe just in time for the release of the film this Friday, October 5th   "Like" FRANKENWEENIE on Facebook: Disclosure: Nothing was received in exchange for this post. I thought it was fun and wanted to share! … [Read more...]

National Coffee Day | Demystifying Coffee Jargon | Make It At Home Directions

Coffee language can be so confusing. When my daughter sends me to the drive thru to pick up her favorite beverage I am always overwhelmed with the verbiage... it can confuse you and almost make you cry! Vocabulary lessons in school didn’t include words like macchiato, latte, or frappe—so most of us are at a disadvantage when attempting to order a coffee treat just because we don’t know what all those terms mean. In honor of National Coffee Day … [Read more...]