Tag Archives: carrots

Cream of Roasted Carrot Soup

If you are looking for an elegant first course for your Easter Sunday feast, look no further than this rich and creamy roasted carrot soup. With only 170 calories per serving, this soup is certain fill you up without weighing you … Continue reading

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Guinness Shepherd’s Pie

Everyone’s a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so why not celebrate with some traditional Irish fare? Corned beef and cabbage isn’t the only dish that’s popular on St. Patrick’s day. My favorite Irish meal is a big serving of … Continue reading

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Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

This hearty chicken noodle soup is great anytime of year, but especially during cold and flu season and the cold winter months. Chock full of hearty vegetables and homemade  egg noodles, this soup is sure to make anyone that is feeling under the … Continue reading

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Pasta Bolognese with Pancetta and Red Wine

Rich and hearty pasta Bolognese slow simmered with pancetta and red wine. The ultimate comfort food! I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day yesterday. Andrew and I celebrated Valentine’s Day early on Friday night with reservations at the amazing June … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake

Yesterday was my birthday and we celebrated  like we do every January 1st, with pork and sauerkraut for good luck and a favorite dessert! This year my cake was super special. No one else in my family enjoys baking as much … Continue reading

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Hearty Vegetable Soup

With all of the overindulging that comes with the holiday season, here’s one recipe that will warm you up without weighing you down. This is by far the best vegetable soup I have ever eaten! The rich and flavorful broth is enhanced by … Continue reading

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Hearty Lentil Soup

Here is a thick, rich and delicious soup that will warm you up on a chilly fall evening. This hearty soup takes less than an hour to prepare, which is always great news on a busy weeknight in my house. … Continue reading

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Buffalo Wings

We continue onto Week 7 of College Football, which means another delicious Football bite! Football just isn’t football without some buffalo wings! Sink your teeth into these crispy, crunchy, lightly breaded wings bathed in hot sauce and served with homemade a creamy blue cheese. Today … Continue reading

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

When the weather turns cooler and we start to pull out our sweaters, like clockwork I always crave comfort food. One of my favorite comfort foods is a homemade shepherd’s pie. I remember when I was younger my mom making … Continue reading

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers make a protein-rich vegetarian meal even meat lovers will love. Packed full of healthy vegetables, fiber and protein, this dish is only 280 calories a serving. My family just loves quinoa…we can’t get enough of it. So when I saw this recipe … Continue reading

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