All posts in: Soup and Salad

Baked Potato Soup

This Baked Potato Soup is so quick it might become a weeknight staple! I bake the potatoes in the microwave to save time. The peel just comes right off after they are cooked.    

September 25, 2018 | Soup and Salad

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

This recipe calls for soaking the dry beans overnight. If you forget to soak them, you can bring the beans to a boil, let them soak for an hour, rinse them, and then cook.  … Read more »

Cobb Salad with Ranch Dressing

I love a Cobb Salad for several reasons. First, it’s delicious and everyone likes it (or parts of it).  Second, it can be made hours or a day in advance, so it’s great for busy… Read more »

September 2, 2018 | Main Dishes, Soup and Salad

Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

I like to roast an extra head of garlic to serve with crusty bread to go with this soup.  Just spread the roasted garlic on the bread like butter.  As an added bonus, your house… Read more »

November 1, 2017 | Soup and Salad

Creamy Tomato Soup

This Creamy Tomato Soup freezes beautifully, so make a double batch!  Serve the soup with crusty bread or grilled cheese.    

September 17, 2017 | Soup and Salad

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Salad

Tangy bbq sauce and creamy ranch, paired with a quick corn and black bean salsa are a great combo! I added a little jicama to my salad because I had some leftover, but that’s optional…. Read more »

Rainbow Salad with Greek Dressing

You can toss all the ingredients together, or line up the veggies Roy G. Biv style. Either way, this salad is delicious.

February 28, 2017 | Soup and Salad

French Onion Soup

Instead of putting the whole bowl under the broiler to melt the cheese (traditional way), I cut the baguette into cubes, put cheese on top, and broiled it a bit.  I, then, put the cheesy… Read more »

January 2, 2017 | Soup and Salad

Taco Soup

I’ve had this recipe for 20 years, and it’s always good.   My favorite way to eat it is with sour cream (or Greek yogurt), lots of cilantro, and plenty of fresh lime juice.  … Read more »

December 20, 2016 | Soup and Salad

Harvest Pasta Sauce

This sauce is so good I think it could even be a soup!   It’s perfect for a cold Sunday evening when you have some extra time at home to babysit the sauce while it… Read more »

November 19, 2016 | Soup and Salad