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  • Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili (Beanless, Whole30 & Paleo) + Kohl’s Giveaway

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    If you're looking for a "set it and forget it" recipe for a delicious beanless chili, then do I ever have the recipe for you! This chili is packed with hunks of sweet potato and carrot along with ground lamb or beef and lots of warm, comforting spices. I guarantee that you won't miss the [...]

  • Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

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    I mentioned a month or so ago that I was going to start embracing my slow cooker more this fall to help with dinner on long days and so far I'm on a good roll! First I made Chicken Tikka Masala, then Balsamic Pork Tenderloin and this week was White Chicken Chili. This is not [...]

  • Armenian Lentil Soup with Eggplant and Apricots

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    This recipe for Armenian Lentil Soup is vegan and gluten-free. It's full of tomatoes, eggplant, apricots, peppers, onions and lentils along with some really fantastic spices like cayenne pepper, cinnamon and cumin. For the last few weeks I have been making soups to have on hand to eat throughout the week. It's such a treat [...]

  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup {Recipe}

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    In light of the coldest weather we've had in the Carolinas in 20 years and the rampant spread of cold and flu, there is nothing better to post today than a recipe for homemade chicken noodle soup. By homemade I mean from scratch...starting with a whole chicken and making your own broth. It makes all [...]

  • Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup {Recipe}

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    This is the time of year that I can't get enough warm foods and drinks. I have a mug of tea in my hand constantly, I want oatmeal for breakfast, soup and sandwiches for lunch and comfort food dinners. My craving for all the summer things I love like salads and smoothies (and even ice [...]

  • Butternut and Bean Chili {Recipe}

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    The first pot of chili of the season is always a noteworthy occasion. I'm one of those people who has a required low temperature before I'll start making things like soup, stews and chili. With temperatures dipping down into the 30s in Charlotte recently, it was definitely time for a pot of my favorite chili. [...]

  • Carrot Butternut Ginger Soup

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    Well, after spending the morning with watering eyes, a runny nose and multiple people telling me how terrible I look (that's always nice, huh?), I finally broke down and went to the pharmacy to get something to help with my congestion. The pharmacist recommended Zyrtec-D and dear God...about and hour and a half after I [...]

  • Home Cooked + Cast Iron Cheddar Cornbread Recipe

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    It was too much to combine the family love and food love into one post yesterday. Especially given that I whipped up the best corn bread that I ever baked. I am very fortunate to come from a family that enjoys planing and preparing meals. Growing up my dad did most of the cooking (he's [...]