Slow Cooker Kidney Bean Chili

I love this simple chili with hints of cumin and paprika.  Just a few minutes of prep, let it simmer all day, and when you get home you have a delicious meal. I like to serve this with warmed tortillas, over baked potatoes, or with a salad. This recipe is vegetarian and vegan, so feel free … Continue reading Slow Cooker Kidney Bean Chili

Chicken Stew with Navy Beans, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

This is a great family meal and all done in one pot. Stewed tomatoes make the base of this hearty stew with green beans, navy beans, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives making it healthy too. Leave out the chicken for a great vegetarian and vegan option. Serve as is with some good bread, over rice, … Continue reading Chicken Stew with Navy Beans, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

Slow Cooker Spicy Homemade Vegetarian Chili

When winter time rolls around, making a spicy chili is comforting and great for gatherings with friends.   Yield:  3 quarts.   Vegan Note: To make this dish vegan, substitute the sour cream and cheese for non-dairy versions available at most supermarkets.   Ingredients: 1 can chili beans  1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 … Continue reading Slow Cooker Spicy Homemade Vegetarian Chili

Chicken Noodle Soup with Wide Egg Noodles, Carrots, and Celery

When  you're craving a warm bowl of chicken noodle soup, this recipe is such a comfort and will smell amazing when finished. I love using thick egg noodles in this recipe, and it's so simple anyone can make in an afternoon. This will make around 3 quarts of soup total. Note: If you still have … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup with Wide Egg Noodles, Carrots, and Celery