Quick and Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

I love a good soup. I love a soup that is good and EASY to make. That is why I love this chicken tortilla soup recipe. I’ve been making it for years. It was a friend who made it one night for dinner years ago and literally told me to just dump stuff in and warm it up. It’s been modified through the years and been tweeked to make it what it is here. I promise you will love it! My friends sure do! Chicken tortilla soup-6

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One Pot Red Wine Chicken

I love one pot meals. They are easy to prepare, easy to clean up, and require very little attention once you start cooking them. I came up with this red wine chicken a few years ago in an effort to make healthy and inexpensive meals. Red Wine Chicken-3

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Squash and Sausage Casserole

We belonged to a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) when we lived in Austin. At one point of the year, we got a TON of zucchini! I didn’t know what do with it. I just has so much! It was then I created this casserole. I know, I know. Casserole is something mom used to make in the 80’s. But trust me, this isn’t like her’s…there is not Campbell’s Soup used in this! Squash and Sausage Casserole-2

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Garlic Cilantro Vinaigrette

With the new year starting, Walter and I are working toward eating healthier. Part of my vision of eating healthier is making more things from scratch. I want to know what is in everything we are eating — no added crap like sugar. As part of our goal to eat better, we are incorporating salads more into our diets. We are attempting (I say attempting because it is not true every week) to have one night a week where we enjoy a delicious salad. Part of those salads is to have a great dressing…homemade. This vinaigrette we threw together one night. …

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