• Healthy Main Courses,  Main Courses

    One Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Its official – I’ve got the fever. No, I am not sick. But I have got SOUP FEVER! Sorry that is so lame, I know – but it’s true! I am love love loving soup right now. After enjoying a nice hot bowl of my Crockpot Turkey, White Bean, Bacon Chili two weekends ago, and then ANOTHER amazing bowl of Butternut Squash Soup this past weekend – you’d think I’d be sick of soup already! But no, all I want is more soup! This week I’m thinking I’d still like something which makes additional cheese consumption appropriate. However, I want the recipe to be light – not too heavy. Nothing with cream. Something packed…

  • Healthy Main Courses,  Main Courses

    Crockpot Turkey, White Bean, Bacon Chili

    As the weather starts to get colder, I find myself craving those warm, delicious comfort foods. Mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, chicken pot pie, and chili! I have always been a huge fan of traditional red chili, but to be honest – both my dad and Jake’s dad make INCREDIBLE tomato-based chili. And quite frankly, its tough to compete! I decided it was time to make my own chili that I could be proud of – you know, one to share with my own kids someday! I knew wanted to make a white chili – and I knew I wanted to use turkey to lighten up the flavor. Then I thought…