Minestrone Soup

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In a large stock pot
2 qts beef stock
1 10oz can tomato sauce
2 carrots peeled and chopped
1 lrg potato cubed
3 stocks celery chopped
1/2 head of cabbage chopped
1 handful fresh green beans cut into 1 inch pieces
2 zucchini chopped
2 cans kidney beans
1 Tbs oregano
1 bay leaf
Bring to a boil, cover and turn to low
Let simmer until all veggies are soft
Add 1-1/2 cups noodles and let simmer 15-20 more minutes until noodles are soft!
Serve with fresh Parmesan. ENJOY!!:)

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Chocolate Cranberry Splash Cupcakes

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PreHeat oven to 350 degrees

1 box devil food cake
3 eggs room temperature
1/2 cup veggie oil
1 can Sierra mist cranberry splash soda

Mix on low 30 seconds scrape sides and continue mixing 2 minutes on medium

Fill liners with a 1/4 cup batter
Bake 18-20 minutes

FROSTING

Beat 1-1/2 cups butter with 1 pkg. 16oz confectioners sugar
Beat in 2 cups (melted and cooled) chocolate chips.