Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes!!!

I'll be making this at the Farmer's Market this week!

I'm loving all of the fall recipes.

Have any of you made a Chili using pumpkin?? I found a recipe the other day and thought it looks fabulous. I'm going to try it this weekend. I'll let you know ;)

Thursday, September 8, 2011

In the mood for soup!

Taco Soup that is!!

Prep Time: 5 minutes, Cook Time: 10 mintues, Servings: 5-6
  • 1 can Low sodium black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can hot and spicy chili beans
  • 1 can low sodium pinto beans
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 small can green chilies
  • 1/2 cup jalapenos
  • 1 can whole kernel corn
  • 3 can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 can diced tomatoes Italian seasoning
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  1. In a medium skillet brown ground beef with chopped onion. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large pot mix diced tomatoes, green chillies, and corn.
  3. Next, add ground beef and onions and black beans, chili beans, and pinto beans.
  4. Lastly, add in taco mix, ranch mix, and jalapenos and simmer on medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy! Optional toppings include reduced fat sour cream and 2% Mexican cheese!

How yummy does this look???

Taco soup is one of my FAVORITE fall time recipes. I love that we can get so many meals out of one recipe.

What's your favorite soup??

Monday, September 5, 2011

Happy Birthday, Howard!

Happy Labor Day, friends!

The temperature has finally dropped there in KY!

I'm very excited for 2 things....
1. Bring out my fall wardrobe
2. Put out my fall wreath

It that appropriate? It's Labor Day, right? haha

Today is also my sweet Howard's birthday. He turns 1 today. Oh my, where has the time gone? haha

We will be celebrating with a little birthday party tonight. His 2 puppy friends are coming over for a little play time.

I hope you all had a great weekend!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Fresh Corn Salad

If your family loves corn as much as mine does; than you will enjoy this recipe!
It's one of the new KY Proud Recipes. I have been honored to be apart of this project.

Check out thisYouTube video of my cooking segment.