Lentil Soup

Add lentils with spinach and chicken sausage to your healthy food menu. You’ll love this soup recipe because of its wonderful flavor. It’s made with red wine. Cooking with Red Wine Cooking with red wine enhances the flavor of lentil soup. Not a drinker of red wine? Me either, but I saw a recipe once with red wine, lentils, and kale, so I made it. However, I don’t care for kale that much and made mine with spinach instead. Can you use cooking wine to make lentils? You can, but you might not want to use cooking wine when you find out how unhealthy itRead More →

Gluten-Free Chicken Apple Sausage in Vegetable Soup

Make this lentil soup with chicken apple sausage and root vegetables if you’re looking for a nutritious soup. The soup tastes good whether in cool weather or on a day when you feel like enjoying some comfort food. You can serve this lentil soup to a family of two or more. If for two, you’ll have two servings or leftovers. Or double the amounts for serving guests. Soup Variations Leave out the Chicken Apple Sausage and lentils and have vegetable soup. Add Chicken Apple Sausage (a gluten-free sausage) with only the root vegetables. If you like lentil soup with chicken sausage, check out Lentils withRead More →

Are you preparing your summer menus already? May temperatures are climbing quickly, an indication for home chefs to begin alternative cooking methods besides the stove and oven. Local hardware stores suggest it’s time to get out the grill, and we can’t resist their urging. The unbeatable two-pack charcoal sales prices make it impossible to pass up. Supermarkets tempt meat lovers to grab the hot sales on ribeye steaks, hamburgers, chicken, and hot dogs. But wait! Grilled is good but not seven days a week. Let’s check out those alternatives.Read More →

4-Hour and 10-Hour Slow Cooker Charro Beans There are some days just a pot of beans and cornbread sound good. Rainy days. Chilly days. Spring days. Penny-pinching days. Beans are inexpensive, and they are nutritious. Good for the whole family. Good for babies learning to eat table food. A family can cut grocery expenses and calories easily by eating beans often and growing a vegetable and herb garden. Beans and vegetables combined make a hearty and nutritious meal. The kind of beans my family ate a lot of was green beans. My dad could eat them for every meal. I’m surprised that I still likeRead More →