Curried Sweet Potato Soup

Day 35 of the #PantryChallenge  Hey look! It’s soup…again. 😂 Still can’t really do the whole solid food thing, so immersion blender to the rescue! I love pureed soups and I added a bit more peppers to try and help clear out my sinuses.  It could have done with a splash of heavy cream, butContinue reading “Curried Sweet Potato Soup”

Fried Cornmeal Mush

Day 8 of the 8 week #PantryChallenge Breakfast for dinner! I wanted something a little lighter because I know I’m going to double in mass tomorrow. Did anyone else grow up eating Fried Cornmeal Mush with maple syrup and fried eggs?   The whole pan set me back 20¢ and it makes 4-5 servings. I makeContinue reading “Fried Cornmeal Mush”

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

My body was craving vegetables and I’m sick to death of soup. I normally make my lettuce wraps with beef, chicken or turkey, but cauliflower and broccoli made an amazing substitute. Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 20 Minutes 2 Tablespoons Sesame Oil 2 cups Cauliflower; chopped 2 cups Broccoli; chopped 1 cup Carrot;Continue reading “Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps”

Rosemary & Tomato Bisque

This is one of my all time favorite winter meals. It’s warm, hearty, creamy and so comforting! It goes best with a grilled cheese or garlic bread. Rosemary & Tomato Bisque Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 Minutes 3 lbs Fresh Tomatoes; cored & chopped 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 small Onion; chopped 3Continue reading “Rosemary & Tomato Bisque”

Sushi Shop Miso Soup

I finally felt well enough to eat again and my amazing mom dropped off all the ingredients to make Miso Soup! Gallons of Miso Soup. I made a simple Spicy Chicken Fried Rice to go with it. Sushi Shop Miso Soup Servings: 3 Cooking Time: 50 Minutes 1/2 cup Bonito Flakes 6 cups Water 1/2Continue reading “Sushi Shop Miso Soup”

Spicy Curried Parsnip & Cauliflower Soup

My brain’s all fuzzy.  It took longer to type up this recipe than it did to make the soup. 😂 Sick or not, I have a weird thing about eating the same dinner two night’s in a row. This time I made Spicy Curried Parsnip and Cauliflower Soup. Take THAT sinuses! 😂 It’s simple, deliciousContinue reading “Spicy Curried Parsnip & Cauliflower Soup”

Maple Pepper Hash Browns

This is by far my favorite breakfast hash brown recipe! It’s hearty, flavorful with a sweet maple twist. It goes amazingly with darn near any breakfast. My personal favorites are fried eggs, French Toast, Blueberry Banana Pancakes, or Breakfast Casseroles. ❤️ This recipe works best with pure, authentic maple syrup but you can substitute theContinue reading “Maple Pepper Hash Browns”

The Best Chunky Guacamole

This is a recipe that’s been handed down to me from my mom and I LOVE it! The large chunks of tomato and onion add a delicious texture to the creaminess of the mashed avocado. It’s the best dip for homemade Tortilla Chips, Chimichangas, tacos and burritos! The Best Chunky Guacamole 3 large ripe AvocadosContinue reading “The Best Chunky Guacamole”

Rosemary & Parmesan Sweet Potato Casserole

I wanted to bring something to our Christmas dinner with family but had to stick with what was in my pantry. Sweet Potato Casserole it is! I didn’t want to make classic Sweet Potato Casserole and opted for a savory dish instead. It didn’t last long at dinner! Rosemary & Parmesan Sweet Potato Casserole 4Continue reading “Rosemary & Parmesan Sweet Potato Casserole”

Spicy Fried Rice

Fried Rice was one of the first dishes I ever cooked and I’ve made it the same way for over a decade using Minute Rice and a few ingredients. Needless to say, I was getting pretty bored with the same ol’ thing. I decided to revamp it and add some heat! It really hit theContinue reading “Spicy Fried Rice”