How to Make Your Own Chili Powder

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I don’t know about you, but I use a lot of chili powder in my cooking. When I moved several years ago, the brand I loved wasn’t available to me and all the ones I could find were too spicy for my family. I tinkered with several recipes until I came up with my own…

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Dandelion Avocado Toast – Eating Seasonally in Spring

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I’m one of those weird people who think it’s fun to forage for food. But I also garden. And when you garden, you learn to do a better job of eating seasonally. Lucky for me, my spring garden is always full of dandelions before I even get any plants in the ground. 🤣😖. Dandelion toast…

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4 Bean Chicken Chili – A 15 Minute Pantry Meal

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What could be faster than fast food? A pantry meal! This pantry meal idea is so simple your ten year old could make dinner. I often get asked what I do with all the food I can all summer. This recipe is just one answer. Home canned food is the epitome of fast food. Since…

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Chicken Adobe – A Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken Adobe from DailyRation.net - A Mexican chicken and rice casserole

Chicken Adobe is like a classic chicken and rice casserole, but with a Mexican flavor twist added.  And since September is both chicken month and rice month,  we’re rockin’ the food holidays here. ;).  One of the best things about this dish is that you can do the work and assemble the casserole early in…

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Our Favorite Crock Pot Chili

This has been my family’s favorite chili for years, and it has the added benefit of being a crock pot meal so you can have a great dinner ready on busy nights.  It makes a whole 5-quart slow cooker full so you can serve a large crowd, have leftovers, or freeze some for other meals…

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Turkey Zucchini Burger

Not only are these burgers and great way to use summer garden surplus, but they are healthy as well.  They are also easily adapted to Paleo or grain free lifestyles by breaking them up onto a romaine spear instead of in a bun. My husband couldn’t believe it the first time I got him to…

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