Lunch

Portuguese Kale Sausage Potato Soup

Portuguese Kale Sausage Potato Soup

Today I made a Portuguese Kale Sausage Potato Soup.  All I can say is WOW!  It is simple and quick to make and my children LOVED it!  It is made using Portuguese kale, sausages, potatoes, corn, onion, and chicken broth.  It tastes sort of like […]

Chicken Lo Mein with Vegetables

Chicken Lo Mein with Vegetables

We decided to shake things up with dinner last night and try something new.  Chicken Lo Mein with Vegetables is a cross between a chicken stir-fry and Ramen noodles. I took several fresh vegetables that I had, including cabbage, broccoli, turnips, mushrooms, and celery, and […]

Chicken Taco Salad Supreme

Chicken Taco Salad Supreme

Our family LOVES taco salad!!!  We make many different variations which I’ll touch on briefly in this post.  This is our “go to” dinner several weeks of the month.  It is healthy, filling, fast, and we can adapt it depending upon what ingredients we have […]

Immune Boosting Potato and Beet Soup

Immune Boosting Potato and Beet Soup

For lunch today, I made an Immune Boosting Potato and Beet Soup. Beets are a good source of Vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium, and copper and are a great addition to any diet. If they are so good for you, then why is it so […]

10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

Do you want to eat more vegetables but don’t feel inspired or don’t know how? Here are 10 ways to help make eating vegetables fun and tasty! I’ll be sharing many of the recipes on Home Baked Joy soon, so be sure to check back […]

Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup

Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup

There is something warm and inviting about Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup. We recently roasted a whole turkey and I had leftover meat and bones. It seemed like a waste to throw it away. Besides, I knew of a much better option! My mom taught me […]

One Pot Hamburger Fried Rice

One Pot Hamburger Fried Rice

This is NOT your traditional fried rice. My grandma lived overseas for many years and taught me when I was a little girl the secret to making her fried rice (using bacon fat and egg among other things). Maybe I will share that recipe here […]