Soups & Chilies

Loaded Vegetable Instant Ramen

Loaded Vegetable Instant Ramen

After spending a weekend in Milwaukee visiting Marquette, my body is fully aware that I am no longer in college. Butttttt, that doesn’t mean I can’t still enjoy some instant ramen. After being, like, so beyond late on the ramen trend (I just had my […]

Lemon Oregano Chicken Soup with Zucchini + Spinach

Lemon Oregano Chicken Soup with Zucchini + Spinach

A Series of Unfortunate Events came out on Netflix, so you can catch me binge watching that. Growing up, I would fly through those books. They were one of my favorite series in grammar school. Plus, all Netflix shows are phenomenal. I am 4 episodes […]

Chicken “Noodle” Soup

Chicken “Noodle” Soup

I love the summers in Chicago, don’t get me wrong, but  I love the change in seasons more. To say that I am happy it is finally cool is a major understatement. Hello soups, having my oven blasted (even though I did that in the […]

Andouille Chicken Sausage Chili

Andouille Chicken Sausage Chili

I was lucky enough to have the staff over at ATK Foods send me over their line of chicken sausages. It is called “Sausages by AmyLu“… there were so many flavors. They are all natural and not to mention super delicious. I used their Apple […]

Vegetable Lentil Soup

Vegetable Lentil Soup

Oh, hello singe digit, below zero temps. How long do you plan on staying?? Actual temp 12°. Feels like temp? -6°… it is pretty chilly in the Chicagoland area. Those 50° temps we were enjoying just a month or so ago are officially behind us. […]

Ground Turkey Chili

Ground Turkey Chili

Yesterday in the Chicago-land area, we had a huge winter storm. It started in the wee hours of the morning, and ended at roughly 7:30/8.   It was an ice storm, and I knew that this was the perfect day to make the ground turkey […]

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

In Chicago, it has been raining like crazy… cause it has been crazy hot for the middle of December! Could anyone imagine if all this rain was snow?! It would be worse than the handfuls of blizzards we’ve had the past couple years. About this […]

Tortellini Veggie Soup

Tortellini Veggie Soup

This is not my recipe, it is my mom’s. She is very good at making soups, Chinese food (honestly I’m not sure how- but her Chinese is great), and lots of other things. Last week, she made a Lemon Orzo Chicken Soup… that was great. […]

Spicy Chicken Corn Chowder

Spicy Chicken Corn Chowder

Kevin found this recipe and has been wanting to try it. So, last night, we gave it a go. It was very good, and I was pleasantly surprised with how it turned out. We wanted to try it with bread bowls, but didn’t have the […]

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup

Ahhhhh the post is here! Chicken taco soup! Enter the season of warm soups and chilies being made. When it comes to soup, homemade is the way to go. It is so simple and easy, you’ll never want to eat canned soup again. I especially […]