• Soups & Chilis

    Mal’s Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

    One thing you will learn about me if you stick around long enough, is I frickin love soups. I love making soups and I love eating soups. I can make a mean soup, they are kind of my specialty. And this roasted butternut squash and sweet potato soup with maple and ginger is one of my favorites. My poor husband eats soup probably more than he would like, but this time of year, I’m not even sorry about it. It’s like -30 with the wind chill, who doesn’t want soup when it’s that ridiculously cold? He will just have to suck it up;) I am proud to say, however, that he doesn’t complain too much,…

  • Soups & Chilis

    Hearty Veggie Chili

    This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer for more info: Who doesn’t love a big ole bowl of comfort? Especially one packed with all your veg for the day! Living in the midwest means insanely long and crazy cold winters. When it snows 6… sometimes 7, or maybe even 8 months out of the year, you’ve got no choice but to adapt!  Good snow boots, a resilient state of mind, and warm hearty comfort food.  Anyways, back to chili! Now don’t get me wrong, I love a good meaty chili just as much as the next person, but I promise, you won’t miss it. Inspired by Jamie Oliver’s recipe, I made a few additions and…