Category Archive: Soup/Stew

Butternut Squash & Bean Chili / A Preview Of My New Food Plan

We are at the tail end of the Winter Squash season but if you can find a butternut squash you need to make this soup. I was in Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods the other day and both still have butternut squash in stock. My daughter Katy made this recipe first and she said I needed …

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Morroccan Chickpea Chili

This is more of a soup than a chili but whatever you choose to call it really doesn’t matter because what’s most important is that it tastes good! The fact that you get a large portion and it’s relatively low calorie but super filling is why I have made this twice in the past week. …

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Black Bean Salsa Chili with Cilantro Cream Topping

Do you like Chili? Apparently we do as I have just tried yet another new chili recipe! What I love about a big pot of chili is that the leftovers just keep getting better and better, it reheats beautifully and a bowl full is quite filling. The secret ingredient in this recipe is…. BACON! Chili …

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Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash

Having never made a tagine before I was intrigued with this recipe. Tagines have their roots in North African or Moroccan cuisine and are slow cooked stews that results in tender meat and vegetables cooked in a cone shaped clay pot. This recipe for Beef Tagine is made without the typical conical shaped clay tagine pot. It’s a simple list …

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Turkey Pumpkin Chili & A Blog Anniversary!

I do love me some pumpkin but have always associated it with sweeter foods like pumpkin muffins, low fat pumpkin pie, pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin butter or pumpkin cranberry baked oatmeal bars. For a long time I have seen savory recipes that incorporate canned pumpkin but hadn’t taken the plunge myself. That is until a couple of days …

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