Crockpot Shredded Taco Chicken

Lately depending on when Hadley is napping I have anywhere from 2-30 minutes to prep dinner. I'm always looking for fast and easy these days. Any time I can make dinner in advance I take it. Which means you will probably be seeing a lot more crockpot meals and casseroles. I was just joking with my friends the other day that I didn't need meals when she was just born. She slept so much I had … [Read more...]

Not Quite Award Winning White Chicken Chili

It may not have won any awards at our Church's annual chili cookoff last night, but I still think this White Chicken Chili is pretty darn good. I tamed it down for the competition, which my husband says was a mistake, but as is it's pretty darn spicy.   I love adding the avocado on top, it cools it the heat down a tad,. Unfortunately I couldn't find any ripe avocados for the competition … [Read more...]

Meaty Chili

Ever since our church announced the date of the annual chili cookoff, I have been working on the perfect chili recipe. I discovered along the way that I'm not much of a chili person, but I do have one secret weapon up my sleeve for the cookoff. For years and years I have tried to be a chili person, but I finally accepted that it's just not me. This chili got the runner up award in my trio of … [Read more...]

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili for #SundaySupper

I'm a squash using fool this year. Low calorie, filling, and delicious it is my "meat" of choice this winter and I'm trying to think of every way in which to use it. I already have ideas spinning around in my head: enchiladas, soup, salads. Gosh I can't wait to make all these delicious dinners. This recipe is an adaptation from All You magazine and only has 276 calories per serving (in the … [Read more...]

Southwestern Cheesesteak

To kick off college football season (yes I know it was over a month ago and I'm just getting around to sharing these) I decided to put a little spin on the traditional cheesesteak. I wanted to add some heat. Although I've never had a cheesesteak in Philly there is a restaurant across the street from me that flies there rolls in from Philly daily and I have to think it's pretty authentic. I … [Read more...]