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...]

30 Minute Coconut Vegetable Curry

I think it's safe to say you shouldn't expect many recipes from me for the next few months. I don't even have a baby yet, and I'm already struggling to keep up. Most days we are lucky to eat breakfast and lunch at home. I rarely succeed at making all three anymore. And it's still up for for debate in our household whether the almond butter and toast I make in the morning is breakfast. I say it … [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...]

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...]

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...]