Category Archive: Soup/Stew

Split Pea Beef & Barley Soup

Split pea soup is one of my favorite Fall and Winter soups. I had never seen chunks of beef or barley included in a split peas soup recipe so I had to try this one. I couldn’t find dried baby Lima beans so I went with regular Lima beans. The grocery store was out of leeks (my produce guy …

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Italian Sausage & Tortellini Soup with Garlic Cheese Biscuits

This recipe has been in my to try pile for quite a while and I finally got around to making it yesterday. Turkey Italian sausage is the basis for this flavorful, hearty soup. Per usual I had to make my own adjustments and swaps using what I had on hand. For instance I used drained …

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Quick Chicken Corn Chowder & Chicken Quesadillas

Sunday I decided to make lunch using what I could find in the pantry and the freezer. I had de-boned a whole smoked cooked chicken that Hubby Tom had cooked on the Traeger smoker and frozen the meat. So with that in mind I was good to go with this easy soup recipe I found …

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup & Sweet Potato Mash In my Blendtec!

“Necessity is the mother of invention” –  that has been so true lately for me! Over the weekend I had the desire to get a little creative with sweet potatoes and add some variety to the liquid/mash food diet I am on. I say liquid/mash instead of soft foods because the realty for me is …

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Beef and Bean Chili – Slow Cooker Weight Watchers PointsPlus 5

Hubby Tom had mentioned a couple days ago that chili sounded good to him and yesterday it sounded good to me too. The slow cooker / crock pot is perfect for making chili, that slow cooking allows all of the flavors to develop and once you put that lid on, your work is done! I …

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