Harvest Chicken Quinoa Soup

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Fall is in the air around here!  We came back from our RUF Fall Retreat at Camp Greystone this weekend and when we returned to Lexington, our weather had taken a turn towards cooler temperatures…Praise the Lord!  I love Fall and all of the recipes and cookin that comes with it.  So to kick off the… 

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The Perfect Guacamole & A National Championship

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So in case you haven’t heard The Kentucky Wildcats are GOING TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!!! AHHHHH….cue the Hoosiers soundtrack!!! When you work with college students and live in a college town you naturally absorb the Cats fever and there’s nothing better than having a winning team to root for. This town bleeds blue and our… 

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Easy Crock Pot Taco Soup (Vegeterian)

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It was Sunday afternoon and I wanted something SUPER easy that I could throw in the crock pot, take a LONG nap and wake up to a ready-to-go dinner!  This recipe hit all those requirements and was delicious.  You can also add some cooked ground turkey if you want the heartier, meat version:) Serves 6-8… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup (Just Like Panera)

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

This soup reminds me of my senior year in high school.  Every Friday we were allowed to leave campus for lunch and without fail my best friends Rachel, Sarah and I would A-line it for St. Louis Bread Company (better known to all those outside of St. Louis as Panera).  Deciding what to eat was… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: Classic Poppyseed Ham & Cheese Sliders

Classic Poppyseed Ham & Swiss Sandwiches

These little sandwiches are on my go-to list when we’re having an afternoon get together.  Whether it’s tailgating or birthday parties, they are so easy to throw together and a crowd pleaser.  They made an appearance at the birthday party last weekend too.  I made so many, we’ve been eating them for days!  Might need… 

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Kale & Orzo Minestrone

Kale & Orzo Minestrone

We had a cold front come through last night – we went from 80 degrees to 64.  Ahhhh…this is what I’m talkin about!  Spending time outside and not sweating is a top priority for me and this weather makes it possible.  It also makes today a perfect soup cookin day.  Girls are sleeping, music is… 

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Butternut Squash & Asparagus Bake

Butternut Squash & Asparagus Bake

Lately, I have been dying to make a dish with butternut squash in it!  I underestimated the yumminess of this veggie last winter, having baked a lot of spaghetti squash, but this winter shall be the one for butternut.  My friend Lindsey’s husband is serving with a couple of other folks from our church in… 

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