Blue Ribbon Healthy Bean Soup Recipes


Taco Soup

By Melanie Young
Great soup and freezes well. It is very filling. A friend gave me this...

Pressure cooker navy bean soup with ham

By Jan Mullikin
I was seeking a recipe similar to the bean soup in a popular family restaurant and...

Italian Minestrone

By Debra Freeman
I love soup. This is a delicious one and, as an added bonus, it is healthy...

State Champion Chili Made Easy

By Martha Ray Deen
This chili has the makings of a champion, but it's so simple! You can modify the...

Crock Pot Black-Eyed Peas & Ham

By Judith Evans
This Crock Pot black-eyed peas and ham is easy, very tasty, and wonderful with cornbread! Feeds...

Grandma Rose's Split Pea Soup with Beef Flanken

By Erika Kerekes
My grandmother made huge batches of this soup and doled it out to her kids and...

White Bean & Spinach Soup

By Cynthia Holbert
Finally a yummy healthy Italian soup

Bean & Pea Slow Cooker Soup

By Donna Graffagnino
Also sometimes called Pantry or Cupboard Soup, this amazing, hearty crock pot dish can't get any...

Tuscan Sausage and Vegetable Soup by RR

By Rose Rauhauser
An Italian flavored soup that my Grandmother used to make. It's simple, easy and packed full...

Borracho Baked Beans

By Deborah Garza
It was cold this morning and I wanted to create something that gave my home a...

Buffalo Style Chicken and Rice Soup

By Julie Penman
This healthy and hearty soup combines the same great flavors of Frank's brand hot wings served...

Easy Chicken Taco Soup

By Gretchen ***
This easy chicken taco soup tastes so good it's hard to believe it's low in fat...

Earthy, Black Bean Soup with Fresh Relish

By Julia Ferguson
I was looking for a very flavorful black bean soup that would be worthy of the...
Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer


Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]

24 Spicy Recipes

24 Spicy Recipes


Ready to kick things up a notch? These spicy recipes will do just that. Seasonings, jalapeños, peppers, marinades, and sauces help these recipes pack a punch that any fan of spice will love. Perfect for salads, tacos, salsas, grilled meats, and more, these recipes are sure to spice up your life!