Monthly Archives: October 2017

Turmeric Chicken-and-Chickpea Soup

This was pretty good! I used Beyond Meat’s Lightly Seasoned Strips for the chicken, and then vegetarian chicken broth. It didn’t take too long to make and the turmeric (I think) gave it a nice flavor. rating: 8.5 Turmeric Chicken-and-Chickpea … Continue reading

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Three-Bean Miso Chili

I was pleasantly surprised at how good this was! That miso really does add a little something special! I will be making this again, for sure! rating: 9 Three-Bean Miso Chili (Cooking Light, Nov. 2017)   serves 5 time needed: … Continue reading

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Product Review: Gardein Savory Stuffed Turk’y

These, I think, are perfect for special occasions, like Thanksgiving or Christmas. They are kind of pricey! Husband said they were good but too expensive (I think they were about $12 for the package, so yeah, pricey). The package contains … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Wow, this soup was great! The seasoning was perfect! I wouldn’t change a thing (except maybe double the recipe so I could eat it for lunch during the week!). rating: 9.8 Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (www.cocoandash.com)   Ingredients: 3 14.5-ounce … Continue reading

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Coconut Rice

I am really into bowls now, but the rice I use has been kind of bland. This recipe is easy, and the coconut taste is very subtle. I did have to use about 1 cup more of water than the … Continue reading

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Copy Cat Recipe – Olive Garden Five-Cheese Ziti Al Forno

Need a dinner recipe that is super easy, doesn’t take a lot of time, and is really good? This is the one! This really couldn’t be easier, and it tastes like you spent a lot of time on it. This … Continue reading

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Product Review: Deutsche Kuche Chocolate & Raspberry Strudel

We have recently gotten on the Aldi bandwagon, and we are constantly discovering new items we love! This is one of them! I have only seen two flavors of this strudel, but there may be more. This is the first … Continue reading

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Homemade Italian Dressing

This dressing was really easy, but it didn’t wow me. It was good but I didn’t love it. rating: 6 Homemade Italian Dressing (https://www.fivehearthome.com)   Ingredients 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil OR neutral vegetable oil, such as canola or safflower … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Mac-N-Cheese

Man, this was some good mac-n-cheese! It was super cheesy, and we all liked it (especially me). Low calorie and low fat this is not! 😉 But this is some comfort food for sure. rating: 9.8 Crock Pot Mac-N-Cheese (http://www.sweetandsavoryfood.com) … Continue reading

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3-Ingredient Creamy Tomato Angel Hair Pasta

This recipe is great when you are short on time. Sometimes you just have to make pasta with jarred pasta sauce, and this recipe jazzes that up a little. It comes together really fast, and was good! rating: 9 3-Ingredient … Continue reading

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