Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala

Hagin and I first had Indian food in 2009 while we were in London. We had been told that we had to eat somewhere on Brick Lane. I had always eaten a variety of cuisines growing up but Indian was never one I was exposed to. So being fairly adventurous eaters we headed over to Brick Lane and found a little Indian restaurant to eat at. I believe I got either chicken tikka masala or butter chicken, … [Read more...]

Freezer Meal: Minestrone Soup

When brainstorming my freezer meals I tried to make up a pretty diverse selection. I'm not the type of person who can eat the same thing over and over again so I made a few pasta dishes, a few Mexican dishes, and two different soups, some meals with chicken and some that were vegetarian. Minestrone soup is the perfect vegetarian soup, in my opinion. You can add plenty of veggies, beans, and pasta … [Read more...]

Chicken and Mushroom Skillet

Here is a unique one pot meal for you (unless you count the pot to make the rice in, so just don't do that). The sun dried tomatoes give this dish a nice rustic feel and it's loaded full of veggies with all those tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms. Scoop a little rice into a bowl and top with the chicken mixture and you are set for dinner tonight.   You won't find me whipping up three different … [Read more...]

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

I made this soup back in early December, you know it has to be easy because cooking and I were not on very good terms at the time. But I wanted a big bowl of soup and grilled cheese for lunch so I whipped this up. It takes virtually no time to make and it involves very little prep work. This soup was probably one of the only meals we ate at home the whole month of December. Cooking during the … [Read more...]

Vegan Moroccan Bean Stew: Freezer to Crockpot Meal

The kitchen is still coming along, slowly but surely. We have finished putting together all of the cabinet boxes. Next up is a little plumbing work and then fixing the cabinets to the wall. From there is seems like a less painful process of having countertops installed and building all the inside parts for the cabinets. In preparation for our kitchen remodel I made up a few freezer to crockpot … [Read more...]