Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque

It’s a bit dreary today and tomato soup sounded so good! I had some fry bread leftover from yesterday’s Fry Bread Tacos and they absolutely amazing dipped in the soup. You can easily replace any of the herbs that you don’t like with more of the other herbs, just be careful with thyme. A little goesContinue reading “Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque”

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. So delicious! 2 lbs Ground Turkey 1 cup Zucchini; cored & chopped 1/2 cupContinue reading “Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili”

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. ❤️ 2 lbs Rabbit; cooked and cubed 1/2 cup Bacon Crumbles 2 cups Mushrooms;Continue reading “Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew”

Baked Pesto Chicken Pie

Pesto sounded so good tonight! I’m looking after my folks’ farm while they’re on vacation and they don’t have any mozzarella, so I improvised and used gournay cheese and parmesan. It turned out so delicious and creamy. 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1/2 cup Onion; minced 2 cloves Garlic; minced Salt and Pepper to taste 3Continue reading “Baked Pesto Chicken Pie”

Italian Venison Sausage Soup

Still sticking with lighter dishes to lose a few pounds, so carbs are at a minimum. I love cooking with game meat. Venison especially is really lean and delicious. It wasn’t gamey and went perfectly in this soup. Plus, it comes together so quick that it makes a great weeknight dinner. It’s packed with flavorContinue reading “Italian Venison Sausage 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 from theContinue reading “Hamburger Sausage & Veggie Soup”

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. 3 lbs Fresh Tomatoes; cored & chopped 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 small Onion; chopped 3 cloves Garlic; finely minced 3 Tablespoons Rosemary; chopped 1 teaspoon Italian HerbsContinue reading “Rosemary & Tomato Bisque”

Green Chile Beef Taco Soup

I really wanted something Mexican themed and I had some ground beef to use up. This turned out perfect! Unfortunately  I was out of tortilla chips, but I had some taco shells that I could crush up! I’m really broadening my soup portfolio. 2 lbs lean Ground Beef 1 medium Bell Pepper; cored and choppedContinue reading “Green Chile Beef Taco Soup”

Hearty Homestyle Lasagna

I was craving Lasagna, but I made way too much of it. I can finally make my Leftover Lasagna Stuffed Peppers again! And word of the wise, kids love lasagna and sneaking veggies into the sauce is so easy! 1 pound lean Ground Beef 1 pound Italian Sausage 1 small Onion; chopped 1 small BellContinue reading “Hearty Homestyle Lasagna”

Zippy Hamburger & Macaroni Soup

I accidentally opened the wrong side of the Cayenne pepper shaker and I’m kinda glad I did! It was stinking good and perfect for a cold, hazy day like today. Added bonus, my sinuses are now clear! 2 pounds lean Ground Beef 1 large Carrot; peeled and chopped 1 small Bell Pepper; cored and choppedContinue reading “Zippy Hamburger & Macaroni Soup”