Smoky Bean Soup

spoonful of soup resting on side of the bowl

Reminiscent of canned bean with bacon soup — without the bacon or the can! — this Smoky Bean Soup is an economical and filling, without much fuss. If you grew up eating soup from cans with red labels, you may have been a fan of Bean with Bacon soup. I know I was. I can […]

Pesto Pasta Salad with Cranberries & Feta

hands holiding bowl of Pesto Cranberry Pasta Salad

Enjoy an easy supper or side dish with this make-ahead Pesto Pasta Salad with Cranberries & Feta Cheese. It’s packed with flavor and makes a colorful addition to your buffet. I like to think that pasta salads are God’s gift to the busy home cook. They are hearty, make-ahead, and so very versatile that you […]

Homemade Chili with Jalapeños

Fresh jalapenos give heat and flavor to this simple homemade chili that comes together in 30 minutes or less. Enjoy it for an easy weeknight dinner. You work hard all day. Your family is hungry. You want a quick and easy meal that doesn’t take all day or cost a fortune. It’s not too much […]

Greek Yogurt With Granola

red mug of yogurt oats and nuts on gingham napkin

Yogurt is a super versatile ingredient or dish in itself. This recipe for yogurt and oats contains lime juice and honey for an unexpected twist.

Italian Wrap Recipe

What happens when you wrap up sub fillings in a tortilla? You have an Italian wrap recipe that’s out of this world and full of flavor. What’s so secret about this submarine sandwich? Well, it’s under wraps, of course! (I love a good pun.) Now seriously, wraps have had hit-or-miss popularity over the years. Sometimes you […]

Santa Fe Salad with Chicken, Corn, & Black Beans

place setting with large dinner salad

This Santa Fe Salad is super easy to pull together. Signature corn and black beans get added protein from shredded chicken and other tasty toppings.

Poorman’s Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Entree salads are a great one to enjoy delicious flavors without spending a lot of money. This Chicken Caesar Salad recipe is made from scratch quick and easily and tastes fantastic! OK, Caesar Salad may be very 1994. It might also be very 1924, for that matter. But, I don’t care. It still tastes great. […]

Cilantro Shrimp Pasta – Quick and Easy

Looking for a quick and easy pasta dish full of flavor? Look no further than this Cilantro Shrimp Pasta that comes together in just 20 minutes. Quick dinners are the name of the game when you’ve got a busy schedule and want to eat good home cooked meals. It’s really the only way when you […]