Lemon Basil Orzo

Lemon Basil Orzo is a simple side that cooks up quickly, using fresh summery ingredients.

When I started this blog, my main goal was to have my personal recipe collection, accessible in one spot. This year, my main objective is to take photos of every recipe and add them to the recipe index for you to enjoy.

This quick and easy side pairs well with chicken, turkey, fish, or pork dishes. I typically serve it alongside turkey meatballs with roasted tomatoes or marinara sauce.

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Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup – The Ultimate Pantry Meal

bowl of red soup

Pantry meals are great to have on hand for those nights where things don’t go according to plan. You forgot to defrost the meat, you ran out of a key ingredient, your in-laws popped in for dinner. Also, there’s the whole “I don’t feel like cooking or eating what I planned excuse, that pantry meals accommodate quite well. You can make this soup quickly, with a few basic pantry ingredients.

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Minestrone soup and more favorites

We had our first snowfall in Winnipeg in early October and even though I’ve been making soups weekly since September, this snowfall really inspired me to have some solid soup recipes on deck for the winter.

A few weeks ago, I shared my super easy Slow Cooker Italian Sausage and White Bean Soup. It’s a favorite because it’s salty, has a variety of textures and it’s EASY! This Minestrone soup checks all those boxes too!

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