Indian Lentil Stew

This is a wonderful vegetarian stew full of warm Indian spices that has become one of our family favorites. Feel free to change out the vegetables to whatever you may have in your fridge that you need to use up. Ingredients 1 Tbsp canola oil 2 1/2 cups chopped onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 1…

Chicken Noodle Soup in the crockpot

This chicken noodle soup is basically effortless and perfect for a fall weekday dinner. Just toss everything but the noodles in the crockpot in the morning, shred the chicken and add the noodles in the late afternoon and you have a hot hearty delicious dinner that your whole family will love! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 pounds…

Creamy Mac and (not) Cheese topped Sriracha Croutons

Ingredients: Sriracha bread cubes (croutons): 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 cups chunky bread cubes 3 Tablespoons Sriracha sauce 1 Tablespoon unsweetened plain almond milk Cheesy non-cheese sauce: 1 Tablespoon plus 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 2 starchy potatoes, such as russets, peeled and cubed (about 4 cups) 3 carrots, cubed (about…

Penne with Broccoli in a Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

As you scroll through the ingredients here you might be wondering where the cream is. Surprise! this is a vegan recipe. The creaminess comes from the soaked cashews that you will blenderize. Fun fact: Cashews are actually the seeds of a cashew apple and the shell of a cashew contains a toxin similar to urushiol in…

Garlic Bread Pizza with Crispy Chicken

This is a delicious quick weekday dinner when you have kids that need to be rushed around to various activities. So next time you’re at the grocery store buy a few frozen garlic bread loaves, a bag of frozen crispy chicken tenders, a jar of pizza sauce, and some shredded cheese and you’ll have everything…

Thanksgiving Casserole

I love Thanksgiving! The mouthwatering smell of roasted turkey and stuffing and the sweet smell of cranberry sauce…yum. It seems crazy to me that we only savor this once a year. Think of this recipe like Thanksgiving in a casserole dish, without all the fuss…or the relatives. 😉 If you really wanted to go all out…

Mexican Lasagna

This can easily be made vegetarian by omitting the beef and using veggie crumbles. In this case I would cook the onion in some oil and then stir in crumbles and cook until heated through and then continue with the recipe. Or you could simply add in another can of beans. Ingredients 1 pound ground…

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

It has been a cold and rainy week here in NH and I thought we could all use some delicious warm chicken soup for dinner. You can use skinless/boneless chicken if you are in a hurry, but the bone-in chicken will make a more flavorful soup and I couldn’t find chicken thighs bone-in without skin….

Pasta with Chicken, Bacon, and Spinach in a Tomato Cream Sauce

Take your taste buds on a trip to Italy without leaving your house! Ingredients 8 strips of bacon 3 Tbsp Olive oil, divided 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp salt 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts 5 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 2 cans diced fire roasted tomatoes, drained…

The Best Veggie Soup

This is a favorite meal in our family and is sure to warm up a cold winter night. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) 1 small onion, diced (about 1 cup) 1 cup diced celery 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 tsp pepper 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped small 1 cup…

Meaty Chili

This makes a very large batch of chili so it is perfect for parties, potlucks, or freeze leftovers in freezer bags for another time. The length of the ingredient list might look daunting, but most of it is spices, and it really is quite easy especially if you measure out all the spices into a…

Chicken with Cashews

If you’re craving Chinese take-out try this easy and delicious dish that you can whip up at home instead. Serve over some fluffy white rice for a meal your whole family will love. Ingredients: 5-6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp light brown sugar 2 Tbsp…