Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

  This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is one of my favorites.  I look forward to making it and every year, I inevitably tweak the ingredients.  That's the one big relief coming off of our successful Bake it Happen Breast Cancer Baking campaign last month.  While baking is exact, like a science, working with the slow cooker is anything but.  You can manipulate ingredients and measured amounts each time you work with the same recipe to get your desired results. Let's face it. It’s been so mild out, who’s really thinking about … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

It's Seriously Soup day today, featuring one of my favorite bloggers, Serena, who authors a blog called Seriously Soupy.  Serena started Seriously Soupy as a creative outlet for herself after her first daughter was born, which combined her passion for cooking with an interest in learning more about soups and soup making.  Since it started, she has given soup tours and taught soup classes and has a catalog of over 100 soups on the site!  You can join Serena on her Soupy journey at and twice a month you can find her here, at My … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup for the Soul

I have a sick kid home from school today, and it's only the third full week of school! While I wasn't planning to use my slow cooker until this weekend to make apple butter with our freshly-picked apples, my son's rising temperature and his pathetic putty-like demeanor prompted me to make a fresh batch of the soothing Chicken Tortilla Soup.  In my book, any dish containing chicken broth means comfort and warmth and lots of flavor- the perfect remedy for any illness. Mom's Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe I used calls for shredded chicken.  … [Read more...]