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Easy Black Bean Chili (featuring a giveaway)

easy chili recipe

I can’t believe it’s fall already. I’m still stuck in mid-summer, but the weather is cool, the heat is on, and the leaves are starting to turn. It’s officially chili weather. Joe likes to serve chili in acorn squash bowls or over rice. I like to eat it out of a plain old bowl. We agree on one thing, though, and that’s that chili is perfect for crisp fall and winter days. This particular chili recipe couldn’t be easier to put together. It simmers for an hour, but the prep is really quick. The finished chili is good, flavorful but … Read more

Cheese and Onion Enchiladas

How to make the best cheese and onion enchiladas - This recipe makes a perfect dinner for weeknights or any time! Could be made with low carb tortillas and would be just as good!

I mentioned yesterday that I made Tiffany’s bean and cheese enchiladas the very day I saw her recipe. They were so good, I can’t even tell you. But. You know I can’t make any recipe just the way it’s written. I made some adjustments, and I think they made the enchiladas. Oh. my. goodness. These enchiladas were so very good, and they were very filling. I can’t imagine that anyone would be able to eat more than two of them. Print Recipe Cheese and Onion Enchiladas Course Main Course, Main Dish Servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter divided3 large onions sliced … Read more

Chili Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Joe surprised me with this recipe last week.
He cooked it one night just to pack it in our lunches. It wasn’t left over; we never did eat it for dinner. He just made it for our lunches.
Have I got a good guy or what?
Anyway, I never ate chili like this before, so it was different and very good.
Chili Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Turkey Black Bean Sloppy Joes in Acorn Squash Bowls

turkey black bean sloppy joes in acorn squash bowls - These quick and easy healthy recipe uses ground turkey to make traditional sloppy joes. Great recipe for two with leftovers and kids like it, too. Great gluten-free, low carb recipe. This is the best weeknight dinner recipe because it's so simple and delicious.

Joe and I have to struggle to eat healthy, low calorie foods. We’ve tried (and failed at) several diets in the five years we’ve known each other, but this is a recipe has stuck with us since the first one. Joe found something like this recipe in a cookbook that his mom had many years ago. The original recipe was for sandwiches. We doctored it to lower the calories and for our personal taste. Then, one day, we made the Sloppy Joes, but realized (too late) that we didn’t have any bread. Joe said, “Why can’t we stuff it in … Read more