Instant Pot Ramen

On any given day, ask my kids what they want to eat and they will 99.9% of the time respond with “ramen.” While I appreciate their love of carbs and the cheap little packs that take about .5 seconds to make, I don’t always want to join in on the sodium overload the little silver […]

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My Favorite Chili

I’ve never met a person that makes chili better than my dad… but, I feel like mine gets pretty darn close. I love making chili when it is slightly cool outside, and you have so many options! Chili cheeseburgers, chili dogs, Frito pies (hello high school confession stand), or on top of these amazing cornbread […]

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Bean with Bacon Soup

This recipe has been written down in my recipe notebook for awhile now, but I am not a soup fan when it is slightly warm, at all. I had to save this recipe to try in the winter. I am kind of kicking myself now for waiting so long to make this because it is […]

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Guinness Beef Stew

You guys, this Guinness Beef Stew is so darn good! In the winter, when it is cold and you need a little something to warm and fill you up, this stew is it. Rich, hearty, and bursting with flavor, I promise, you will love it as much as our family does! While you don’t need […]

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Sausage, Kale, and Potato Soup

This recipe is a make-at-home version of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana.  I know we are quickly getting out of “soup season,” but this recipe is good year ’round and satisfies any craving for this delightful soup. I chose to make this the other night when I had some leftover kale from a salad, I had […]

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Lasagna Soup

Lasagna is a go-to recipe in the Brooks family, and there’s not much that can top my luscious lasagna. Unless, of course, you turn my go-to lasagna into a piping hot soup. I think it is going to be our new favorite around here! Try it… just once, and you’ll see why. Ingredients 12 uncooked […]

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Tomato Soup

It is STILL winter. I feel like this cold weather up in the PNW has lasted a little too long. I am naturally a cold-natured person and I just overall need anything I can get to warm me up on a cold day. These cold and dreary days call for a big ole cup of […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is the cure-all for every mood. Are you cold? Eat chicken noodle soup. Are you sick? Chicken noodle soup. Going through a break-up? Girl, get ya a man to make you this chicken noodle soup. See, it cures everything. I’m totally kidding. But I can only imagine that this hearty, creamy chicken […]

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