7 Can Soup

You are looking at the easiest dinner ever right there and pretty tasty too. You might even have all the ingredients on hand like I did. 1 can chili 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans 1 (15 oz) can pinto beans 1 (15 oz) can black beans 1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes 1 (15 … Continue reading

Meatball Soup

This was pretty easy to make (especially if you use frozen meatballs) and the boys in my house loved it! 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped carrots 3 cloves garlic 1 pound fully cooked meatballs, frozen or homemade 32 oz beef broth 28 oz diced tomatoes … Continue reading

Lighter Mediterranean Pasta Bake

One word – YUM! 8 oz uncooked bowtie pasta (about 3 cups) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ cubes 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped onions 1 small zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and then into 1/4″ slices (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 jars … Continue reading

Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This was a yummy one and will be made again for sure! 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon cornstarch or flour 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1 onion, chopped 1 (1″) ginger root, … Continue reading

Barbecue Chili with Corn

This was really good. It has a little smokey sweetness to it that I think comes from the beans and if you eat it with Fritos Scoops, that salty and sweet combo is just perfect. CHILI 1 pound hamburger 1 large onion, diced 1 (22 oz) can Southern Pit Barbecue Grilling Beans, undrained 1 (14.5 … Continue reading

Easy Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

This is one of the best soups I’ve ever made! It was delicious! 1 pound Italian ground sausage 4 tablespoons butter 1 white onion, diced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 6 cups chicken broth 2 cups water 4 – 5 yellow potatoes, cut into bite size pieces 3 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups … Continue reading

Roma Tomato Sauce

The war on zucchini is coming to an end and thus begins the war on tomatoes. But with this recipe, I think I will win easily! It is so easy and so yummy and uses 5 pounds of tomatoes per batch. (I’ve already made two batches!) Oh and it’s so much better the second day. … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Pasta

I’m gonna be honest, this wasn’t great but I think it’s my fault because I used Roma tomatoes instead of grape because that’s what I have in my garden and the Roma aren’t as juicy as the grape so I need to try it again with grape tomatoes. I just dumped a jar of spaghetti … Continue reading

Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad

This is going to be made all through the summer because it is so dang yummy!!!!! 3 cups dry small pasta 1/3 cup pesto, or more to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, more to taste *Just a note from me, I … Continue reading

BLT Pasta Salad

This was yummy and a great summer salad option! 12 ounces pasta 1 romaine heart, thinly sliced 1 cup crumbled bacon 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup ranch dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon garlic … Continue reading