Minestrone Soup

Today is Homemade Soup Day – can you guess what’s for dinner?

minestrone soup - quick and easy recipe | Life of Momma BMinestrone soup is a favorite around here.  This super quick recipe has become a staple during winter months. I can keep all the ingredients on hand (except the spinach- which is optional). And it cooks up quick, which is very important for my busy family. It is a complete meal in one bowl.

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Slow-cooker Chili

Brrrrr. It is cold outside! Here in Florida we will barely get above freezing. On days like today, I am thankful to be able to stay at home and not have to get out and face the elements. Yes, I know that it is colder in other parts of the country, but one month ago it was 85 and I was wearing shorts and flip-flops.  I know, I know, pull up my big girl panties and deal with it.

Now back to the topic at hand…

It is time to make something for dinner that will warm you from the inside out. I have two options for you. The first is Gumbo that was originally posted last year. I also have a new recipe for you today – Chili.  Now, I am not talking about “five-alarm” chili that burns on the way down, but a mild to medium heat chili.


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