Author: Ashlea C.

Ham and Potato Soup with Roasted Red Pepper and Rosemary
Crockpot, Potato, Soup, Soups On!

Ham and Potato Soup with Roasted Red Pepper and Rosemary

This Ham and Potato Soup with Roasted Red Pepper and Rosemary is flavorful, warming, and hearty—chunks of ham, potatoes, and onions all swimming in a delicious, creamy rosemary flavored broth. Hocus Po-tato! October is here! My cauldron…errr…crockpot— has been putting in the work lately. I’ve been whipping up roasts, stews, and soups like it’s nobody’s […]

Spicy Beef and Jalapeno Soup
Bean, Beef, Soup, Soups On!

Spicy Beef and Jalapeno Soup

This Spicy Beef and Jalapeno Soup is flavorful, comforting, and perfect for dinner on chilly fall nights. Beef, pinto beans, jalapeno, carrots, and onion all simmered together in a delicious tomato broth until the beef is tender; every spoonful is warm, satisfying and packed with flavor. Football isn’t the only season that starts in September […]

Cajun BBQ Chicken Chickpea Pasta
Casserole, Chicken, Chickpea, Pasta

Cajun BBQ Chicken Chickpea Pasta

Chickpea Pasta Versus Traditional Pasta Chickpea pasta is a protein packed alternative to traditional pasta that’s made with wheat flour. It cooks up in less than ten minutes, offers the same mouth feel that you expect when eating pasta, and the flavor is very mild—as far as pasta alternatives go I give chickpea pasta a […]

Pretzel, Salad

Pretzel Panzanella Salad with Mustard Dressing

This Pretzel Panzanella Salad with Mustard Dressing is easy to make, tossing pretzels and fresh veggies together in a sweet and tangy mustard dressing. What is Panzanella Salad? It’s a Tuscan salad that consists of hearty hunks of stale bread mixed with tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, and other delicious chopped salad veggies which all get tossed […]

Soup, Summer, Vegetable

Roasted Red Pepper and Cherry Gazpacho

This roasted red pepper cherry gazpacho is beyond refreshing on a hot summer day. There’s only a handful of ingredients and a limited amount of cook time. If you’re looking for a cool dish for summer, make this gazpacho – it’s one of the best. It’s sweet, bright, and bursting with fresh fruit and vegetables! […]

Oven Roasted Chicken with Cherries
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Oven Roasted Chicken with Cherries

Chicken with Cherries It’s not a common combination, not like chicken and carrots or chicken and peas, but—in my humble opinion— the combination is just as delicious. The flavor of cherries falls somewhere between earthy, bitter tartness and pleasant, fruity sweetness. Similar to pineapples, cherries taste great in savory dishes. However, where pineapple really highlights […]

Steak and Cheese Stuffed PEppers
Stuffed Peppers, Weeknight Meals

Steak and Cheese Stuffed Peppers

Steak and Cheese Stuffed Peppers What’s not to love about meaty, gooey cheese filled bites of deliciousness contained in their own edible cup of yum. Am I right? These peppers are stuffed full of steak, cheddar cheese, rice, onions, and a handful of spices. You know…when “Stuffed Pepper Saturday” takes off you’ll be ahead of […]

Sauerkraut Coleslaw
Cabbage, Vegetable

Sauerkraut Coleslaw

Kool (Cabbage) Sla (Salad) ┃Coleslaw That’s right. Coleslaw is cool—has been since the Dutch brought it to America almost 400 years ago. In the 1700’s, the dish was prepared by chopping up a cabbage and tossing it in melted butter, vinegar, and oil. In this day and age, the sky is the limit when it […]