Crock Pot Black Bean & Pumpkin Chili

Hello out there! Happy 2015 to you all! One of my goals for the year is to do at least 1 post per month. This may not sound like much, but I didn’t even do that well last year. Oops. I’m pretty confident 2015 will be a less hectic year …

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

I’m working on a series of recipes catered to the Arbonne diet program. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a lot like Paleo. It’s gluten free, dairy free, soy free, sugar free (well no added sugar anyway), vinegar free. It actually follows a lot of Michael Pollan’s ideas in …

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’ve been trying to make more soups lately because it’s been annoyingly cold out lately and soups reheat so well. I went to the store and loaded up on all things fake Mexican like enchilada sauce and decided to give this soup a go! It turned out great so I …

Crock Pot Jambalaya

Recently I was thinking about the restaurant Heaven on Seven in Chicago. It’s amazing Cajun food (for the North anyway) and they have some killer jambalaya. I thought it would be fun to try my best to make my own. I’m not going to pretend that I know much about …

Crock Pot Black Bean and Mushroom Fajita Chili

I am not sure what to call this dish other than tasty! Black bean and mushroom fajita chili was the best I could come up with because it’s not fajitas (well it could be) and it’s not a soup or stew, but it does sort of resemble a chili consistency. …

Crock Pot Minestrone

Minestrone: Italian. a rich thick vegetable soup usually with dried beans and pasta (as macaroni or vermicelli). I’ve never known what minestrone meant before, so I decided it was time to look it up. I have to say that definition is a bit anti-climactic. This was my first time every …