This roasted butternut squash soup recipe is warming and delicious, perfect for a cozy fall linch or dinner. I went and picked up several butternut squashes from our local farm because this is the time of year for lots of squash, roasts, soup, etc. I like to just dive in to the fall recipes. This butternut squash soup is a fall staple and contains lots of heartwarming vegetables and bone broth to nourish our family throughout the winter.[Read more…] about How to Make Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Bone Broth
It’s fall at the homestead and that means homemade chilis and pumpkin galore. Come along as I show you how to make this pumpkin chili recipe with lamb, a perfect and healthy cozy recipe for a cold fall night. I’m sharing today’s recipe with 5 of my other blogger friends for a fall chili cook off, so be sure to check out their recipes when you’re done with this one![Read more…] about Pumpkin Chili Recipe with Lamb
Learn how to make tasty chicken tortilla soup for a comforting and delicious dinner all year round! This soup doesn’t taste or feel heavy; with the sour cream, lime, cilantro, and tortilla chips it actually tastes like taco in a bowl of soup! I love that the chicken just shreds off your fork, and I can throw all the ingredients in the pressure cooker so there’s less to clean up. I love easy![Read more…] about How to Make Tasty Chicken Tortilla Soup
It is summer at the homestead and we’re starting to get our first tomato blooms. One of my favorite things to do in the summertime is make tomato soup! This delicious, creamy, and simple tomato soup recipe is healthy and so easy to make. You will want to start a garden just so you can eat soup all summer long![Read more…] about Simple Homemade Tomato Soup
When I first started making homemade bone broth, I couldn’t believe how easy it was to do. I had been spending anywhere from $5 to $10 on store-bought bone broth, that we would use instantly and go through quickly. I thought there was some magic trick to making bone broth and I imagined some crazy process of stripping bones and turning it into soup. No, I couldn’t have been more wrong! Bone broth is such a natural food to make. Simply take bones, add water, add apple cider vinegar, and simmer for a long time. In this post I show you two ways that we make bone broth from scratch at the homestead.
Health benefits of Bone Broth
You may be wondering why grocery stores are stocked with bone broth now a days. The making of bone broth dates back to when our ancestors wanted to use every part of an animal for nutrition.[Read more…] about How to Make Homemade Bone Broth Two Ways
This instant pot sausage soup is hearty, healthy, and perfect for the winter months. I love using homemade bone broth in this recipe, but if you have store bought bone broth that works too. Pick out your favorite sausage for this recipe. I had just been to the local butcher shop in our area and got some nice Italian ground sausage, but just about any sausage will do. What I love about this recipe is that it makes good use out of the instant pot. You can leave the instant pot on all afternoon and have dinner ready when you get home!
The thing about this recipe is this – good food doesn’t have to be complicated. You can follow this recipe if you want, but the basics of this soup are quite simple. Good sausage, beans, kale, and tomatoes, mixed with a hearty bone broth, and you can’t go wrong. Add extra onion if you’re an onion fan, or extra garlic if you love your garlic like we do.[Read more…] about Instant Pot Sausage Soup with Bone Broth
This is our go to recipe for when temperatures drop into the low 20s, we go for that walk in the cool crisp fall air, and we come home and need warming up. I make a lot of soup during the fall time, and this has been a favorite since I was a kid and my mom used to make it. Learn how to make instant pot beef stew from scratch, a meal that will keep you happy for all the cold days to come.read more
Ratatouille is a great way to get several vegetables on your family’s plate. Whether you’re cooking for two or for eight, ratatouille is a yummy vegetarian side or main dish. Ratatouille uses eggplants, zucchini, red pepper, tomato, garlic, onion, and olive oil. And this recipe uses NO salt. We make this healthy ratatouille about once a week. And if a party is happening, this is what I bring!
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Ratatouille is already very healthy for you with so many vegetables in one dish. This recipe also uses no salt, and each vegetable is cooked on its own to get the best nutrient and flavor before combining them all into the pot. I actually learned how to make this dish from an authentic French chef, and she gave me some great tips that I will share!
We love to cook with whatever vegetables are in season. If you have access to fresh zucchini, eggplant, peppers, or tomatoes, use those for the best and fullest flavor. If not, you can just grab some organic veggies from your local grocery store. I’ve done this recipe with vegetables that are in and out of season, and it always turns out great![Read more…] about Healthy Ratatouille