Slowcooker Southwest Bean Soup with Chicken

Thanks to flavorful simple ingredients, southwest bean soup is an easy to prepare healthy weeknight meal the family will devour. This recipe is marvelously quick and easy to make, toss the ingredients into a slow cooker in the morning and when everyone arrives home tired and hungry at the end of the day, a healthy dinner will be waiting. Just like…

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Pumpkin Lasagna

New Fall Classic Recipe: Pumpkin Lasagna

Pumpkin lasagna is a project – but oh, what a result! Fall is a wonderful time to tuck into a cozy kitchen and lose yourself in a great recipe. I like to think of cooking projects as culinary meditation. While you work, listen to some music that makes your heart happy, or put on a favorite old movie to play in…

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Tortilla Chip Baked Fish Sticks

Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach him how to make fish sticks and he can impress the heck out of his kids. My dad is an outdoorsy guy. His favorite way to relax is hiking the Pacific Northwest back-country with his, decades…

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Peanut Butter Oat Cookies

Peanut butter oat cookies are sweet, peanut buttery, and soft in the middle with just a hint of crispness around the edge. You can’t go wrong pairing a couple of these dainty peanut butter oat cookies with a cup of tea or a frosty glass of milk. Healthy ingredients make these the perfect anytime treat. Your kids are certain to run…

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No-Chop Slow Cooker Chili

No need to pick up a knife to make this recipe. Healthy wheat berries add a great texture to this flavorful slow cooker chili, perfect for busy home cooks. In the quest to get to know all of the grains in Bon Appetit’s January 2014 Cooking School Issue, I am ahead of the game! I have been sitting on this chili…

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