The mornings are getting cooler. It’s almost beginning to feel like fall. And with cooler weather comes the cool weather crops. Apples, cranberries, and cabbage will be on sale soon in your grocery stores. I have already noticed that the prices on apples are dropping at the same time the quality is improving. That’s the […]
My husband loves salmon, but it is rather expensive when you have to buy it at the grocery store. One way that I add salmon onto our menu without breaking the budget is by using it in salads. I only need 6 – 8 ounces of salmon to create a flavorful salad. My husband and […]
I’ve made many a crisp in my day. And by many, I really mean too many. You name the fruit, I’ve probably made the crisp. Well, except not with pomegranates. Thinking that wouldn’t work out so well. Anyways, I love how this crisp is made. You create the caramel sauce and toss it with the […]
Perhaps it’s the half marathon training and the fact that my body is just CRAVING calories! Not only am I still full-time nursing, I’ve decided to train for the San Antonio Rock n Roll Half Marathon…I think I’m burning close to 3,000 calories per day. Hence *maybe* the fourth serving of this delicious quinoa salad.
These muffins may or may not be featured in the next cookbook. What do you think?!? Should I include them?!? Ingredients 2 eggs 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup milk 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt […]
Pictured above: the mixins. This is a quick and easy pasta salad. And quite refreshing too. (Too bad, it’s cool and wet outside today!) Ingredients 2 cups elbows or penne pasta noodles ($.50) Almost out of my $.50 boxes of pasta! 6 strips of bacon or turkey bacon ($.50) Bought this past week for $1.5o/package. […]
Warm. Slightly crunchy. Just the right sweetness. Mmmm… Ingredients 4 cups water 2 cups quick cooking oats ($.20) $.50 containers bought here 1 large honeycrisp apple, diced ($1.12) Few dashes of cinnamon ($.05) 3-4 Tbsp brown sugar, or other sweetener ($.15) 1 tsp lemon juice ($.05) Directions 1. Bring 4 cups of water to a […]
It’s hard to photograph egg casseroles. Every time I’ve tried, it just doesn’t look as good as it tastes. I suppose it’s the bland colors. Anyways…L-O-V-E-D the sausage and apple flavors in this casserole! Ingredients 6 slices wheat bread ($.25) 1 lb. mild sausage ($1.99) 1 onion, chopped ($.20) 1 granny smith apple, peeled and […]
I actually made this before the baby was born. And of course, froze the extras. Because there were lots of extras. And we are eating those leftovers tonight! Ingredients 1 cup dried red kidney beans ($.40) 1.5 lb. ground beef ($2.09) On sale for $1.39/lb! 1 onion, chopped ($.30) 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes […]
So many colors and so many flavors in this meal…we really enjoyed this dinner!!!