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Mushroom Egg Drop Soup

Mushroom Egg Drop Soup

Learning how to make egg drop soup from scratch is easy! I added mushrooms for texture in my egg drop soup recipe, and mushroom broth to really amp up the flavor. Making good soup doesn’t have to take all day, either. This hearty broth soup recipe only takes 30 minutes, and is filling enough to be a meal.

Pork And Poblano Stew

Pork and Poblano Stew

Stove top stews are really not hard, especially when the stove does most of the work. Pork and Poblano Stew is rich, earthy, low carb, and oh… so tasty! This is a perfect Sunday afternoon recipe that can be made ahead and frozen for later.

Recipe For Chicken Soup Dumplings

Chicken Dumpling Soup

How to cook dumplings with chicken has never been easier with this chicken dumpling soup Instant Pot recipe! This chicken dumpling soup can be made ahead for later since both the dumplings and broth freeze well.

Mushroom Beef Burgers

Mushroom Beef Burgers

These mushroom beef burgers become healthy hamburger patties when you’re cooking with essential oils. This healthy burger dinner can be dressed two ways; lighten it up for summer or add a gourmet touch for a date night dinner. Both can be fast easy meals for tonight.

The Perfect Hot Chocolate

Hygge Hot Cocoa

How to hygge is as personal as you are, but if you need some hygge ideas, I have a list of my own that I’ll share with you – including the perfect hot chocolate recipe that I guarantee you’ve never had before.

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

You can never go wrong with homemade hot cocoa mix in a jar. When the next snowstorm hits, don’t be snowed in without this favorite cold weather staple. Learning how to make homemade hot chocolate is easy and you will know exactly what is in it, too… (no weird chemicals!) This homemade instant cocoa mix recipe uses only 5 ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to put together, and it can be stored for weeks. When you are ready for a mug, just add hot milk to a few heaping tablespoons and stir.

Best Winter Soups

Comfort Meatball Soup

This meatball soup recipe is one of my best winter soups. Putting spinach in soup adds color, flavor, and nutrients. An easy hamburger soup and Italian wedding soup combined – how nice!

Popcorn Made With Pork Fat

Mulled Sweet Popcorn with Ham Drippings

Popcorn is truly a culinary chameleon; it will take on any flavor you give it! Making popcorn on the stove is easy, and with this sweet popcorn recipe you will also learn how to keep your popcorn crispy. Add smoke flavor with ham drippings and mega-crunch with caramelized brown sugar that has been seasoned with mulling spices. The flavors of holiday ham are all wrapped up in one easy snack that can be enjoyed year-round.

One Pan Skillet Dinner

Easy One-Pan Fiesta Dinner

Looking for easy food to make tonight? Get out the electric skillet and make this fast, healthy dinner in 30 minutes. This colorful and tasty recipe includes chicken sausage, black beans, wild rice, peppers, onions, corn… delicious!

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Sugar and spice and everything nice come all wrapped up in these pumpkin pie truffles. This is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert idea; easy to make with only 6 ingredients, even easier to serve because they are bitesize. Just put them in a bowl and let everyone help themselves!

How Do You Cook Tofu?

Spicy Tofu with Coconut Cream Sauce

This vegetarian tofu recipe is spicy, crispy, and super easy to make. Both the tofu and it’s crispy cornstarch coating are flavored with a little punch. Don’t worry about the spice, however, because the coconut cream sauce will compliment any heat perfectly.

Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

This easy chutney recipe makes a great cranberry sauce substitute! The ripe, juicy strawberries of late summer produce combine with apples in this easy fruit chutney. Use in wraps and sandwiches, spoon over pork, or serve as a warm dip alongside apple or sweet potato chips.

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Save time and money when you make this favorite restaurant appetizer at home. It’s easy! Freeze these sweet and spicy shrimp ahead of time and you’ll have them on the table in 15 minutes when you need them.

Easy Chorizo Recipe

Easy Chorizo

Easy recipes with chorizo sausage just got easier! This chorizo recipe makes a great filling for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, or just have it by itself as a Mexican-inspired meat entree.

Orange Beef Stir Fry

Orange Beef Stir Fry

If you are looking for a 30 minute dinner recipe that is low carb and tasty, then this orange beef stir fry is your recipe! Save the leftovers because they heat up really well the next time around – perfect for make-ahead lunches.

Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli

Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli

Pamper yourself with this Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli recipe. You can have this fancy restaurant meal at home at a fraction of the cost by just making it yourself! It is easier than you think. This homemade ravioli comes together easily when you use wonton wrappers stuffed with a pork, roasted red pepper, basil and ricotta filling. Freeze for a make-ahead meal, then boil and serve with homemade flavor-infused olive oil.

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