Easy fall recipes: Taco Soup 

I’m all about some simple recipes.  I’m even more interested in cheap, tasty recipes that are easy to make. Taco soup certainty fits the bill for that ūüėÄ

All you need is ground beef, a can of diced tomatoes, a can of Rotel,  a can of yellow corn, a can of pinto beans, a can of black beans, a can of kidney beans, a can of beef broth and a packet of taco seasoning. 

First, pour those diced tomatoes and that can of Rotel in a stock pot.

Then, you need to brown your hamburger meat. I use 80% lean. 

Then, use a colander to drain your corn and beans.  I set mine in the sink and pour the corn directly in. 

Then the black beans… 

Then the pintoes and then the kidneys. 

Doesn’t that look pretty? All those colors. 

Pour what’s in that strainer into the stock pot with the Rotel and diced tomatoes.  Then, dump that beef broth on top of the whole mixture. 

Then, add the browned ground beef.  Mix well. 

Heat on medium heat until boiling. 

Serving suggestion: top with tortilla chips or sour cream and cheese and enjoy. 

What’s your favorite fall soup??

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Easy Homemade Pizza 


A few days ago,  my husband came home from work talking about making homemade pizza.  I was skeptical but decided to humor him. 

The pizza recipe he gave me was delicious and easy.  I enjoyed it and will make it again. 

You will need some frozen canned pizza dough.  You’ll find it in the freezer cases next to the biscuit dough in a cylindrical can. You will also need your choice of pizza sauce,  your choice of toppings, grated cheese,  butter, and  a baking sheet. Also, preheat your oven to 425 degrees. 

Take your dough out of the can and gently roll it out onto the lightly greased baking sheet.  Make sure you roll the dough flat. 

We wanted some sausage and pepperoni on our pizza,  so we browned our sausage while our dough baked. After your sausage cooks, drain it and crumble it up. 

When your pizza crust has baked for seven minutes and is completely cooked,  Put your pizza sauce on your pizza, taking care to spread it evenly. 

Next,  add your grated cheese to the top of the pizza. 

Add your toppings 

Cook your pizza at 425 door three minutes, or until the cheese has melted. When it’s done cooking,  let the pizza cool for a few minutes before eating. 

Enjoy!!

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Easy recipes: Hummus-stuffed red peppers

Get ready for one of the easiest and tastiest recipes ever!

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I wanted something quick, easy, cheap and healthy for my lunch this week. I’m aware of how hard it is to find something that fits all those categories. I was inspired by a good friend of mine to try this after seeing her do this one day at lunch.

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You will need one bell pepper. Color is completely up to you- I used a red bell pepper because I had one. You’ll also need a small tub of hummus (again, flavor is up to you. I used Sabra Roasted Red Pepper) and some rice. I used instant brown rice.

First, cut your bell pepper in half. Pull the stem off the top of the pepper and cut out the seeds.

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Secondly, mix your hummus and cooked, drained rice together.

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Thirdly, pack your hollowed out peppers with the hummus and rice mixture.

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Serve cold and enjoy. This was such a tasty lunch and it kept me really full!

I didn’t do a recipe card for this since there isn’t much to it. I hope you enjoy it!

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Recipe: Pioneer Woman’s “Marlboro Man sandwich”

I don’t know about you guys, but I really love The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond. I’ve been reading her blog for awhile and I’ve become addicted to her show while on maternity leave.

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I have made several of her recipes, but this week, we found a new favorite.

Pioneer Woman’s “Marlboro Man Sandwich” is fantastic. To see her original recipe, you can go here.

The only changes I made to her recipe was to leave out the hot sauce. My nursling was grateful.

Just like Ree, I started melting butter into the skillet, then with slicing and browning the onion. Then, I removed the onion.

I then chopped the meat and melted two more tablespoons of butter into the skillet. I sprinkled seasoning salt on the meat and then browned the meat.

Then I added two more tablespoons of butter and a half cup of Worcestershire sauce.  I also added the onions back in.

I toasted the rolls and added the meat.

If I were making this sandwich for just me, I’d have added green peppers, some mozzarella cheese and some red peppers, but my hubby isn’t down with bell peppers. Or mushrooms.

Still, this sandwich is delicious and it’s great just the way I’ve made it. Pop on over to the Pioneer Woman’s blog and check out how she makes this sandwich. Like me, she is into being flexible with recipes and encouraging others to make it their own. Happy cooking, and please come back.

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