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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Thanks to the simple fresh flavors lemon dill navy bean salad has a lightness you might not expect from a bean salad. Quick & easy 15 minute no-cook recipe.

Summer party recipes: Lemon Dill Navy Bean Salad

This post is sponsored by Gourmet Garden. The ideas and opinions are my own. I love sharing products that fit into my busy family’s healthy eating lifestyle. Thank you for supporting brands that make it possible to keep Half Her Size running. Thanks to the simple fresh flavors, this lemon dill navy bean salad has a lightness you might not expect from a bean…

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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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