Chicken & Asparagus Pot Pie

I had a bunch of asparagus that I needed to use up before it went bad. Asparagus is a rare treat that I indulge in when I’m feeling sick or missing my mum. She made the best cream of asparagus soup. I decided to do some batch cooking tonight and made this delicious version of…

Comfort food – I’m craving my mum’s chicken pot pie

Yesterday morning as I sat around moping and deciding what to do for the day in terms of food, I texted my bro in law to wish the family a Happy Thanksgiving. We haven’t always gotten along in the past but in the past few years with caring for dad – we’ve really bonded. Color…

Thanksgiving Dinner for One – is all about comfort food

Since our family is opting out of Thanksgiving again this year, I’ve decided to cook up some of my favorite dishes this weekend. This seems like a lot for one person, but this meal can feed me for days. Here’s my plan (what I actually do might change): Roasted Honey Ham Mashed potatoes with cream…

Comfort Food: Creamy Tomato and Noodle Soup

I made this tonight (it’s still Monday) and it was absolutely delicious. It filled one of my larger pots and is now sitting in a Rubbermaid container. One bowl was quite filling – there’s probably enough for another four meals. I love tomato soup. It’s always been a favorite. Maybe because my mom used to…

Vegetable Casserole – One Pot Recipe

I was feeling super lazy but wanted to be healthy. This is a one pot meal and can be prepped in less than 30 minutes. If you pre-wash and pre-cut your vegetables when you bring them home from the store – then prep will take just a few minutes. This recipe is great for chilly…