Chicken and Dumplings

Growing up, I had the good fortune to have a mother that liked to try all kinds of different dishes.  There was no boring repeated spaghetti night or casserole night (at least not that I remember).  The only constant was leftovers-Sunday.  Occasionally my mom would ask my siblings and me what we would want for…

Skinny Zuppa Toscana

The biggest downside of growing up in a very small town in the middle of nowhere for me was our selection of restaurants.  Don’t get me wrong, little towns have absolutely wonderful hole in the wall places when it comes to certain food, but those food choices tend to be geared toward one or two…

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

  Living in Phoenix usually means a warmer winter than what I’m used to experiencing.  We used to live up in Flagstaff with all that snow and one digit temperatures!  But no matter where we are, the chilly weather inspires warm dishes that really hit the spot!  This year we had an exceptionally short winter…