Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Old Farmhouse Creamy Penne Pasta

Old Farmhouse Creamy Penne Pasta
2 cups penne pasta, cooked according to package directions

3 strips bacon
4 tbsp. butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup onion, diced

1/4 cup flour
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
red pepper flakes, optional

fresh basil for garnish

Cook bacon in medium saucepan until crisp.
Remove from pan and cut into bite size pieces.

Add butter to bacon drippings in pan.

Saute onion and garlic until translucent.
Add sun dried tomatoes and cook until all are tender.
Add flour and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add broth, stirring frequently until sauce comes to a simmer.
Remove from heat.
Add sour cream and parmesan cheese.
Mix thoroughly.

Choose light or fat free
to reduce the calorie content.

Be sure the pasta is well drained and add to the sauce.
Garnish with fresh basil and red pepper flakes.

This pairs well with Grilled Chicken.

Today, I added peas to the leftovers.
It is a tasty summer side dish!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Tuscan White Bean and Roasted Garlic Soup

A beautiful creamy white bean soup with yummy roasted garlic, garnished with sage...need I say more? Yes...healthy too!!! With winter starting to wind down, we tend to start thinking about shedding some of our winter comfort in order to get ready for warmer weather. This soup will help us to get and stay healthy. Oh, did I mention that it freezes well too? For the recipe, visit Gina at Skinny Taste by clicking on the photo above.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Chicken Pot Pie

Okay, I know, Chicken Pot Pie is definitely not Soup but it sure is "super"!!! It is probably one of the best comfort foods I enjoy in the winter. Even though this recipe freezes well, it never does seem to make it there. Maria and Josh at Two Peas and Their Pod posted this awesome recipe with lots of yummy pictures! For the recipe, simply click on the photo above. This is definitely a must make AGAIN!

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Saturday, February 4, 2017


I don't think that Chili is technically a soup but this one sure does make it on my list. How can you go wrong with Sausage, Mushrooms and Olives added to your Chili? Stop by Kalyn's Kitchen by clicking on the photo above and make a pot of this today!

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Smoked Sausage, Kale and Potato Soup

This is a soup, no a meal, no a soup, no no it's a meal in a bowl!!! Meat, potatoes and veggies in one big beautiful bowl! This wonderful, hearty, delicious soup is loaded with smoked sausage, kale and potatoes. The best part - it's done in just 30 minutes. Now how great is that? Stop by and visit Katerina at Diethood for the recipe by clicking on the photo above.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

There is nothing so warming and comforting as a bowl of Chicken Soup. Whether you are feeling under the weather or have a busy Saturday out and about, Damn Delicious has a fantastic Chicken Soup recipe perfect for your slow cooker! Oh and the best is only 15 minutes to prepare!!! For the recipe, click on the photo above.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Layered Dessert

No Bake Layered Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Dessert

1 box ice cream sandwiches
2 pkg. cream cheese
1 pkg. instant pudding
oreo cookies
whipped topping

Line a rectangular baking dish with foil.
Place ice cream sandwiches side by side to form the bottom layer. 

Mix softened cream cheese with pudding mix.

Spread this over the ice cream sandwiches.

Crush cookies into crumbs.
(I used my food processor)

Spread whipped topping and sprinkle with cookie crumbs.
Repeat the layers.
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Cream CheesMixture
Whipped Topping
Cookie Crumbs

Bring the foil up around the layers, and fold over.
Place in the freezer for several hours or overnight.

Slice across the ice cream loaf to expose the layers.

Use your imagination to combine 
different flavors of ice cream. pudding and cookies
to create this refreshing dessert.