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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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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Don’t Toss that Turkey! More than 20 recipes using Thanksgiving leftovers

I love leftovers! I love reheating them in their original incarnation. I love reconfiguring them into new dishes. I also love packing them up to be frozen and enjoyed a few months down the road. Leftovers make life easy and delicious.  So, imagine my shock when I heard the following statistic last weekend on Northwest Cable New: Americans will throw away…

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