White Bean Chili

Ingredients: 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes 1 chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 TBL olive oil 2 cans white kidney beans or great northern beans, drained- rinsed. 2 cups chicken broth 4 ounce can chopped green chilies salt 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp oregano pepper 1/2 cup orzo or rice (optional) 1 cup light sour cream 1/2 cup low fat milk or half and half 1 TBL Corn starch mixed in 1 TBL COLD water (optional)   Cook chicken in large pot with olive oil Read more [...]

Butternut Squash Soup with Lime

      Butternut Squash Soup with Lime 2 halves roasted butternut squash (flesh scooped out), 2 C vegetable broth 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon curry powder salt and pepper. Simmer in pot for 10 minutes. Then I added a few tablespoons of half and half, while blending with a hand mixer. Optional: Add a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg Top soup with Lime Cream: 1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream 1/4 teaspoon lime zest 1 tablespoon lime juice. Whisk Read more [...]

Tasher’s CHICKEN DUMPLINGS

  Tasher's  Family  Favorite CHICKEN DUMPLINGS   1 whole chicken or 2 ½ lbs. flash frozen skinless chicken tenders 2 chicken bouillon cubes 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can cream of celery soup 1 5 oz. can evaporated milk 1 medium onion diced 3 stalks celery diced 1/2 package of frozen peas and carrots ½ cup milk 2 bay leaves 1 can 10 count biscuits garlic, salt and pepper to taste   Boil chicken until done, remove from water and remove skin and de-bone, separate Read more [...]

Crockpot Creamy Chicken Spinach Soup

      Recipe for Crockpot Creamy Chicken Spinach Soup   2 lbs chicken breasts 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 bunch baby spinach leaves (4-5 cups after it's chopped) 4 medium sized russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 4 large carrots, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic 6 cups chicken broth 1 package ranch dressing mix (dry seasoning) 2 tablespoons corn starch 2 tablespoons cold water 2 cups evaporated milk (or one 15 ounce can) Cook two pounds of chicken in boiling Read more [...]

Ramen Egg Drop Soup

  Try this easy budget friendly Ramen Egg Drop Soup Recipe.  Ramen noodles have been known for years as the “I am broke food,” just because you may need to be frugal doesn’t mean it has to taste bad. You can jazz up Ramen Noodles in many different and stick to a budget friendly price. They only cost ten to fifteen cents a package when they are on sale at most supermarkets. We will continue to add delicious Ramen Noodle recipes as we find them.     Ingredients 1 package Read more [...]

Sweet Coconut-Butternut Crockpot Soup

  3 cups butternut squash, chopped 3 cups chopped sweet potato (about 1 large sized potato) 1 onion, chopped 2 cups chicken broth 1/4 cup butter 2 cups half and half (or coconut milk) 1/2 tsp cumin 2 TBL shredded coconut   Place squash, sweet potato, onion, 1 cup of chicken broth and butter in a slow cooker, and cook on high for about 4 hours. Using an immersion blender, or scooping your squash into a regular blender, puree until smooth.  Return to crockpot and add remaining Read more [...]

Multi-Bean Soup

  5 cans chicken or vegetable broth 1 pkg (20 oz.) 15 bean soup mix, sorted and rinsed 4 large carrots, chopped 3 large celery stalks, chopped 1 large onion, chopped finely 2 tbsp. tomato paste 1 tsp salt 1 tsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp pepper 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes,  do not drain Mix all ingredients except crushed tomatoes in 5-6 qt crock-pot.  Cover and cook on low for about 8 hours, or until beans are tender.  Stir in tomatoes and cover and cook on high heat about Read more [...]

Too Simple Taco Soup

        Taco Soup 1 lb. cooked and chopped meat of choice (chicken breasts, lean ground beef, or ground turkey) 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes (or three cups of finely chopped fresh tomatoes) 2 cups frozen corn (or 1 can, 15 ounce corn) 2 cups black beans (or 1 can 15 ounce black beans) 2 cups red kidney beans (or 1, 15 ounce can) 1 envelope Ranch seasoning mix  (Or click for recipe) 2 TBL Taco seasoning 1 small onion, chopped Place all ingredients in a slow Read more [...]

Goulash Ramen Style

    Goulash Ramen Style 3 packets of Ramen 1 1/2 lb seasoned ground beef 1 chopped onion 2 cans diced tomatoes 1  11.5 fl.oz can V8 juice 1 small package of Ranch dressing mix Brown ground beef with onions and drain.  Cook noodles as directed, drain the water add to beef, tomatoes, V8, ranch dressing mix and only one package of the ramen noodle flavoring toss the other two.  Stir well, and simmer for 5 minutes.  Enjoy!       Would you like to support Read more [...]

Tomato and Blue Cheese Soup

  Tomato and Blue Cheese Soup Ingredients 3# Tomatoes peeled and quartered 2 Garlic Cloves (minced) 1 Leek (chopped) 1 Carrot (chopped) 2 T Oil or Butter 5 C Chicken Stock 4 oz Blue Cheese 3 T Whipping Cream 6 oz Bacon 6 Fresh Basil Leaves Salt and Pepper (to taste) Directions - Sprinkle garlic, salt and pepper on tomatoes and bake at 400* for 35 min - Heat oil in pan add leek and carrot, season with salt and pepper cook on low for 10 min - Stir in stock and tomatoes bring to boil - Read more [...]