Browsing Category : Soups and Salads

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Chicken Tortilla Soup


When it starts to cool down outside, its time to heat things up in the kitchen. If you’re anything like me, the start of fall means that my FAVORITE season is finally here! I can’t wait to cuddle up with my family to a good movie while a warm, savory soup is bubbling away in the other room. And I…

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Chicken Berry Salad with Bacon and Toasted Walnuts


A sweet and savory, fresh summer salad packed with antioxidants and bursting with flavor! Enjoy it poolside while you’re working on your tan. It’s summertime, finally! Here’s to sunny days, relaxing by the beach (or pool), trying to catch a cool breeze and a tan. When the days get longer (and HOTTER!), who really wants to spend their time indoors…

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5 Easy Summer Salad Recipes


This week I decided to round up some of my favorite salad recipes, because as the weather warms up, I crave them more! Salads usually take less time and effort than traditional stove top meals, and I’ll share some of my tips and tricks to make them even more easy. Less time in the kitchen = more time to play! Or…

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Ten Minute Taco Salad


Like most people I occasionally just don’t want to make dinner. It’s tough cooking every night of the week! We really don’t like to eat out very often for a few reasons: it’s expensive, it’s not as healthy, it’s more difficult for my man with his food intolerances, and sometimes it actually takes more effort! That’s when you need an easy recipe…

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A healthy, quick, delicious to make Chicken Posole in your slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Chicken Posole


Posole is one of those recipes that brings back memories for me. I’m thinking Christmas morning, heading over to celebrate the holiday at my PapaCino’s house. That’s my cute little name for my Grandpa. It meant family, joy, togetherness, and a sense of warmth. Great food, great people, great days. I would also look over rather squeamishly at the menudo…

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