Make-ahead and freezer-friendly
As I mentioned in Five things you could make for supper every week, soups are an easy weeknight meal, especially if you can make them in the slow cooker. I love this green chili (which I qualify as a soup) because it`s make-ahead, it uses mostly pantry ingredients from my list of 55 Ingredients to have on hand at all times, and Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Broth, it`s a great summer soup AND you can freeze the leftovers for lunches or another meal. Continue reading
It’s Sunday and something I usually do on Sunday is make a slow cooker vegetable broth. We usually make soup for supper at least once a week, as I suggested in Five things you could make for supper every week so this recipe really goes a long way for us. It’s incredibly easy to make and economical, compared to buying vegetable broth so it’s really a win-win. Plus, you probably have better things to do on a Sunday than to hover over the stove-top so, toss everything in the slow cooker and carry on with your day. Continue reading
Part two of two of my meal prep series.
So last week I showed you Five things to consider when meal planning. That’s usually my starting point before getting down to figuring out what exactly we’re going to eat all week. I like to use a magnetic dry-erase weekly calendar that I just stick on the fridge, so I can quickly glance at it and remember what’s up for the week. Continue reading
Move over KD, there’s a new mac & cheese in town! I love KD, don’t get me wrong. My aunt makes the best KD, if following instructions on a box “the best” is even a thing. As a kid, my grandma used to make baked mac & cheese with tomato sauce and cheese. My favorite part was the crispy, burnt-ish cheese on the edge pieces. Another delicious mac & cheese that I had the pleasure of enjoying was a breadcrumb topped lobster mac & cheese somewhere in Vegas, made with tiny ditali pasta. So good. Continue reading