one pot · soup · vegetarian

Sweet Potato Minestrone

I've gotten used to having a meatless meal ready to go every week. It's a nice change of pace from the normal meat-and-potatoes entree. Instead, potatoes are sometimes the MAIN dish at dinner. Such is the case with this recipe: sweet potato minestrone. This is a typical minestrone (with pasts and veggies) with sweet potatoes… Continue reading Sweet Potato Minestrone

Chicken · dinner · one pan

Chicken & Mushroom Cauliflower Fried Rice

Let's talk about cauliflower rice. Is it my favorite thing on this planet? No. Is it a competent stand-in for regular rice? Barely. But if you put enough seasoning on it, mix it with a few of your favorite ingredients, and stir-fry it to oblivion---it actually ends up tasting pretty decent. I have been seriously… Continue reading Chicken & Mushroom Cauliflower Fried Rice

Chicken · dinner

Porcini & Pea Risotto with Chicken Sausage

One of the very first dishes I ever cooked for my family was risotto. A bold choice for such an amateur cook, I know. Risotto isn't typically something that home cooks know how to make, and it's very time-consuming and difficult. But, about 10 years ago, I was challenged with the task of making my… Continue reading Porcini & Pea Risotto with Chicken Sausage