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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Easy Vegetarian Recipes: Chipotle Bean Soup

In general I do the cooking in our house. If I ask my husband to make dinner he is likely to respond with a blank stare and some fumbling words. He is very good at many household tasks (including laundry) but for the most part, the kitchen has become my domain. Mike steers clear of the majority of its contents…

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Three Bean Stew

Monday afternoon I made some bean stew.  It was going to be chili but as I began cooking the things in the pot sort of took on a life of their own. Maybe it woman’s prerogative or just a wandering mind but I often start out making one thing only to watch it transform into a completely different meal as it…

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