Salsa, Chicken, and Black Bean Soup Recipe

Bean Recipes, Recipes, Shelf Stable Recipes
So here is my confession, I LOVE the concept of using a crockpot so dinner time is not crazy around here. However, the reality is ... mornings aren't really any LESS crazy. After I get the big kids off to school and the little kids fed, bathed, dressed, hit the gym, and get the house tidied up a bit it seems like the morning is over and I have missed my timeframe to throw something in the crockpot. Right after school we have to get our piano practicing done, and depending on my kids' behavior this can really cut right into my dinner prep time. So what is a girl to do? Does this sound like anyone else out there? Enter a few of my favorite things to save time…
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Blasts from the Past: My Favorite, Ultimate Food Storage Recipe

Bean Recipes, Events, Julie's Progress, Recipes, Wheat, Wheat Recipes
My favorite recipe I've made since venturing into cooking with Food Storage is an Enchilada Pie recipe. I told you all about it back in my cooking challenge post. Since then, I've added another twist on the recipe. I realized I was out of enchilada sauce MID RECIPE a few weeks ago. I had gotten far enough that there was no turning back, but I DID not want to run to the store. Does that EVER happen to any of you? I somehow got confused about how much enchilada sauce I had stored (My husband forgets to tell me we're down to 2 or 3 left when I get him to get one out of the basement for me). Anyways, I found this recipe on allrecipes, and to my amazement…
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Food Storage Recipes: Enchilada Pie

Bean Recipes, Beyond the Babysteps, General, Julie's Progress, Recipes, Wheat, Wheat Recipes
So this is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE "food storage" recipe! I learned it at a class I went to about a year ago and couldn't believe how delicious it was. What I love about it is how many "advanced" food storage concepts it has that I have tackled slowly. At first I made this recipe with store bought tortillas, canned beans, and canned cream of chicken/mushroom soup - but I promised myself bit by bit I would make it using all the "advanced" techniques. Now that I have had a lot more experience using my food storage, I make it the real way and it tastes so much better - I wont make it any other way. So here's to sharing it with you and to giving you a special cooking…
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