Roasted Tomato and Green Chile Soup

Roasted Tomato and Green Chile Soup | Melanie Makes

My Roasted Tomato and Green Chile Soup is a Mexican spin on your childhood favorite and guaranteed to ward off Winter’s chill.  Roasted tomatoes, green onions, carrots and green chiles provide the base flavors for this homemade soup that’s better than anything you’ll find in a can.

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Slow Cooker Lemon Rosemary Lentil Soup

Slow Cooker Lemon Rosemary Lentil Soup | Melanie Makes

Fresh vegetables, lemon and rosemary become an amazingly hearty soup with minimal effort.  Carrots, onion, yellow bell pepper and red lentils are flavored with garlic and a dash of cayenne pepper and slow cooked until tender.  This Slow Cooker Lemon Rosemary Lentil Soup is one of the easiest soups to ever come out of your […]

Chipotle Chicken Lime Soup

Chipotle Chicken Lime Soup | Melanie Makes

Diced chicken and onions swim in a chipotle spiked broth that is then sprinkled with cilantro, avocado and a squeeze of lime.  This Chipotle Chicken Lime Soup couldn’t be easier and comes together in just 30 minutes.  The perfect pick-me-up on a blustery winter day.

Melanie Makes Menu Plan 2015 – Week 5

Melanie Makes Menu Plan 2015 - Week 5

A visual menu of what we’ll be eating for dinner each night this week, including links to each recipe with multiple photos for each dish.

Honeyed Shrimp with Crispy Kale and Gorgonzola Grits

Honeyed Shrimp with Crispy Kale and Gorgonzola Grits | Honeyed Shrimp with Crispy Kale and Crispy Kale @honeyed Shrimp with Crispy Kale and Gorgonzola Gritss

A bed of creamy, cheesy gorgonzola grits is topped with crispy kale chips and honeyed popcorn shrimp to create a restaurant worthy meal in the comfort of your own home.  An amazing seafood meal for four ready in just 20 minutes?  This Honeyed Shrimp with Crispy Kale and Gorgonzola Grits is sure to make an […]

Barbecue Chicken Pizza Skillet Lasagna

Barbecue Chicken Pizza Skillet Lasagna | Melanie Makes

Diced barbecued chicken breast, red onions and cilantro are married with pasta, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses to create an amazingly flavorful one dish meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes.  This Barbecue Chicken Pizza Skillet Lasagna is sure to win a frequent spot on your menu plan.

Quick and Easy Chicken Artichoke Spinach Pasta

Quick and Easy Chicken Artichoke Spinach Pasta | Melanie Makes

With just three ingredients and 20 minutes, transform one of your favorite appetizers into a showstopping main course with this Quick and Easy Chicken Artichoke Spinach Pasta.  Artichokes and spinach are blended with the distinct flavor of Romano cheese and then stirred into al dente pasta and perfectly browned pasta to create a delicious and […]