National Homemade Soup Day – 21 Homemade Soups to Make and Eat

National Homemade Soup Day – 21 Homemade Soups to Make and Eat

Did you know that February 4 is National Homemade Soup Day? If not you do now! I have a soft spot when it comes to homemade soups and thought it would be a good idea to share some delicious recipes with you.

The beautiful thing about soup is the possibilities. You can literally put anything in a pot, add some liquid and call it soup. It would be impossible for me to even try to list every different soup in existence but these are some of the ones that make my tummy rumble.

Creamy Sweet Potato Coconut Soup Recipe National Homemade Soup Day

Creamy Sweet Potato Coconut Soup Recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen

Copycat Panera Bread Cheddar Broccoli Soup from Creme de la Crumb

White Bean & Bacon Soup from Dashing Dish

Miso Corn Soup National Homemade Soup Day

Miso Corn Soup from i am a food blog

Thai Spicy Coconut Soup from Food Wanderings

Loaded Potato Soup from The Messy Baker

Rustic Vegetable Soup Meatballs National Homemade Soup Day

Rustic Vegetable Soup Meatballs from The Cozy Apron

Taco Soup from Pip and Debby

Caribbean Cilantro-Lime Chicken Soup from Better in Bulk

Creamy Chicken and Brie Soup National Homemade Soup Day

Creamy Chicken and Brie Soup from How Sweet It Is

Turkey Bisque Soup from Your Homebased Mom

Creamy Broccoli Spinach Soup from Simple Bites

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup National Homemade Soup Day

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup from Spend with Pennies

Chicken Tortilla Soup from My Honey’s Place

Italian Sausage Soup with Cheese Tortellini from The Girl Who Ate Everything

Guinness Beef Stew National Homemade Soup Day

Guinness Beef Stew from Brown Eyed Baker

Potato Ham Chowder from Damn Delicious

Best Ever Black Bean Soup with Cilantro Lime Rice from Iowa Girl Eats

Green Pea Soup National Homemade Soup Day

Green Pea Soup from The Little Epicurean

Chicken Bacon Wild Rice Soup from Pinch of Yum

Slow Cooker Nacho Grande Soup from Six Sisters Stuff

What is your favorite Homemade Soup?

21 Homemade Soups

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National Heavenly Hash Day – 10 Simply Delicious Recipes

National Heavenly Hash Day – 10 Simply Delicious Recipes

February 2nd is National Heavenly Hash Day! Now, unless you’ve been living under a rock you have at least heard the phrase ‘Heavenly Hash’. There are so many varieties but there is one constant – some form of marshmallow. If someone offers you Heavenly Hash without a trace of marshmallow they are lying to you!!

There is a Heavenly Hash recipe for everyone ranging from fruity to packed with chocolate. Since it’s such a magical day why not try a few (or more) of these fun recipes. If you have a favorite please share it in the comments below.

10 Heavenly Hash Recipes

It may be winter, but there’s always room for ice cream. This gluten-free, vegan Heavenly Hash Ice Cream recipe has my mouth-watering. She even shares a recipe for vegan marshmallow fluff!

If portion control is important, then these Heavenly Hash Brownie Bites are a great alternative!

This Heavenly Hash Candy is what I remember from childhood. It’s easy to make and amazing to eat 🙂

Yet another fruity (non-chocolate) version of Heavenly Hash – this time with pineapple!

Back on board the chocolate train, these Donuts sound like the perfect breakfast (lunch, dinner, and dessert too!)

For fruit lovers, this Heavenly Hash/Ambrosia from Sew Many Ways should be perfect! heavenly hash

What’s better than brownies? Heavenly Hash Brownies! These are from Southern Bite and don’t they look delish.

The Foodie Patootie seems to be a genius with these oh-so-perfect Cookies.

Duncan Hines has this pretty simple Cake recipe you’ll want to check out.

To wrap up the round-up we have this fruity-licious Heavenly Hash recipe from Just a Pinch. Yum!

Do you love Heavenly Hash?

I’d love to know what you think of these recipes, how you’ll be celebrating National Heavenly Hash Day, and what your favorite version is. Leave a comment and let us know!

99 Delectable Cheesecake Recipes

99 Delectable Cheesecake Recipes

Cheesecake is so awesome it has two days named in its honor. Can you blame it though? I mean, it is cheesecake after all. There are so, so many types of cheesecakes out there that you’ll probably never get to try every variety in your lifetime.

How many different types of cheesecake do you think you’ve tried in your lifetime?

To help you try even more I’ve collected a ton of Cheesecake recipes on my Cheesecake Pinterest board (you should totally follow it since I’m always adding to it!)

Follow Amber Killmon (Simple Beautiful Life)’s board Cheesecakes on Pinterest.
Here are 99 Cheesecake recipes that are sure to be a hit; there’s mini cheesecakes, stuff stuffed with cheesecake, and pretty much anything you can think of cheesecake.

Which of these cheesecakes do you most want to try?

99 cheesecake recipes

Cookie & Candy Inspired Cheesecake Recipes

Fruity Cheesecake Recipes

Stuff Stuffed with Cheesecake Recipes

Mini Cheesecake Recipes (because it’s all about portion control!)

Cheesecake Dip Recipes

Velvety Cheesecake Recipes

Peanut Butter, Chocolate and/or Caramel Cheesecake Recipes

All Other Cheesecake Recipes

30 Bodacious Burgers for Your 4th of July Party

30 Bodacious Burgers for Your 4th of July Party

It is hard to not associate the 4th of July with burgers; the two just go hand in hand. The fact that there are so many burgers makes it impossible to deny the association. I mean, I’ve seen some crazy burgers lately and I love it!

I have had a lot of fun drooling over all the burgers on Pinterest.

Oozing and dripping in all the right ways.

I’d love to have you follow along with my burger quest. AND since I love you guys I’m gonna give you 30 of the most intriguing burgers I’ve found. There is truly something for everyone here.

Even vegetarian options!

Which of these 30 bodacious burgers would you rather eat?



30 Bodacious Burgers

Grilled Venison Burgers via Thirty Something Super Mom

Jalapeno Jack Burger with Picante Mayo via Cincy Shopper

Mexican Cheeseburger via Chew Out Loud

French Onion Beer Burgers via Snappy Gourmet

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Burger via Gator Mommy Reviews

Teriyaki Mushroom and Swiss Burgers via Coffee with Us 3

Grilled Spicy Turkey Burgers via A Cedar Spoon

Loaded Cheeseburger from Natasha's Kitchen

(photo courtesy of: Natasha from Natasha’s Kitchen)

Loaded Cheeseburger via Natasha’s Kitchen

Stuffed Pizza Burgers via Simple Beautiful Life

Asian Grilled Burgers via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Turkey, Brie, and Cranberry Burger via Living Sweet Moments

The “Itching for Summer” Burger via Our Mini Family

Bleu Cheese Chicken Burger via The Neighborhood Moms


(photo courtesy of: Tessa from Handle the Heat)

French Bistro Burgers via Handle the Heat

Bruschetta Burgers with Avocado Spread via Crowther Cafe

Zucchini Veggie Burgers via Five Spot Green Living

Artichoke Spinach Chicken Burgers via Strength and Sunshine

Bite Sized Burgers via Kitchen Sanctuary

The Patriotic Burger via Dinner at the Zoo


(photo courtesy of: Maryanne from The Little Epicurean)

Asian Sliders with Gochujang Mayo via The Little Epicurean

Korean BBQ Burger via The Cozy Apron

Salmon Burger with Apricot Glaze via Plating Pixels

Spicy Quinoa Black Bean Burger via Conquering Healthier Recipes

Brisket Stuffed Burgers via Feed Me I’m Hungry

Smoked Gouda Beer Burgers via Life as a Strawberry

Blue Cheese Burgers via The Girl Who Ate Everything

Tequila Lime Chicken Burgers via The Cozy Apron

Spicy Hawaiian Chicken Burger via The Girl Who Ate Everything

Homemade hand-stuffed cheese burger.

White Cheddar Bacon Pimiento Cheese Stuffed Burgers via Lorie’s Mississippi Kitchen

Asian Salmon Burgers with Avocado and Hoisin Sauce via Two Healthy Kitchens

60 Praline Recipes for National Praline Day (June 24)

60 Praline Recipes for National Praline Day (June 24)

It’s National Pralines Day, hooray! Maybe it is because I’m southern, or maybe I’m just human but I love pralines! I love pralines so much so that I spent a ton of time drooling over different praline recipes on Pinterest.

Follow Amber Killmon (Simple Beautiful Life)’s board Pralines on Pinterest.
Pralines come in many sizes and flavors. You can add them to other recipes or enjoy them on their own. Any way you look at it the sticky, crunchy treat is deserving of its national recognition.

Here’s a pretty intense list of some of the best praline recipes I found in my search.

What is your favorite praline recipe?

Praline Recipe

(photo credits: Sally’s Baking Addiction | The Girl Who Ate Everything | Positively Splendid | The Little Epicurean)

Just Pralines


Cakes & Brownies




Everything Else