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 [...]
Dried cranberries baked into my favorite apple muffins. A delightful taste of fall!