Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili

A little bit of a cheat since beans really aren’t part of my diet plan, but I need them in my chili. 😂 I made some cheese crisps to use as chips and topped the chili with sour cream, cheese and avocado. 😋  Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 2 Hours 30Continue reading “Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili”

Vegetarian Coconut Dahl

I was gifted these beautiful Red Lentils by a friend, so I decided to make my version of Dahl (Dal, Daal, Dahl), an Indian Curry. It’s really hearty and delicious! I don’t make very many vegetarian/vegan dishes, but this is definitely one of my favorites. Vegetarian Coconut Dahl  Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 30 Minutes 1Continue reading “Vegetarian Coconut Dahl”

Curried Goat

This was my first time cooking and eating goat, which is odd because we’ve been raising them for years. I’d always heard that it was really gamey, so I made sure to marinade it a good long while. It was amazing and so tender. I’ll definitely be making it again. The turmeric yellow rice andContinue reading “Curried Goat”

Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew

I was going to make Hasenpfeffer with some leftover smoked rabbit, but was missing some crucial ingredients. Bummer! I still made a stew because it’s really cold and grey here. You can also make this recipe with chicken with phenomenal results. ❤️ Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 1 Hour 15 MinutesContinue reading “Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew”

Bacon Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Another cold day calls for more soup. Bacon Broccoli Cheddar this time. I had some cream, broccoli and carrots that I needed to use up, so it was perfect. I made some homemade Garlic Bread to go with it. Bacon Broccoli Cheddar Soup Servings: 4 Prep/Cook Time: 45 Minutes 1/4 Cup Bacon Grease 1 smallContinue reading “Bacon Broccoli Cheddar Soup”

Mushroom & Leek Soup

It’s pretty chilly, so this amazing soup really helped fight off the cold. Homemade soup is so much richer and more flavorful than the canned variety. Plus, the leftovers make an amazing tuna casserole. ❤️ Mushroom & Leek Soup Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 1 Hour 1 lb Mushrooms; chopped 1 medium Onion; chopped 3 clovesContinue reading “Mushroom & Leek Soup”

Homemade Black Beans

There is no price comparison when it comes to canned black beans and homemade. They’re so much richer in flavor and they’re not as hard as you think to make. You can also cook these in an InstaPot or slow cooker, but I prefer them on the stovetop. ❤️ Cooking them with broth instead ofContinue reading “Homemade Black Beans”

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”

Hamburger Sausage & Veggie Soup

Day 26 of my Pantry Challenge. ❤️  I told myself to only make 4 servings. 😩 But if I taste something and it needs another flavor I toss it in. Next thing I know, the soup’s doubled. Hamburger Sausage & Veggie Soup anyone?! I didn’t have any beef broth, so I used the stock fromContinue reading “Hamburger Sausage & Veggie Soup”

InstaPot Creole Split Pea Soup

Day 17 of my 8 week #PantryChallengeI was supposed to make my Honey Butter Chicken tonight, but I’m kinda over fried food right now. I decided to make Split Pea Soup instead! Some people love it, some people hate it, but all I’m saying is give peas a chance! I normally use ham hocks, butContinue reading “InstaPot Creole Split Pea Soup”