Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Waffles

Here's our "breakfast for dinner" this week.  I ended up doubling this recipe and freezing a batch!  Still working on my "Freezer Stock Up" list for post-baby...Hoping to get it posted next week :) Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Waffles Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 15 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups wheat flour 3 teaspoons baking … [Read more...]

Huevos Rancheros

It's been a while since we had "Breakfast for Dinner"! Here is a quick and easy old favorite! Ingredients 10 eggs ($1.01)  1/2 cup organic black bean salsa ($.50) 1 cup shredded cheese ($.45) Couple slices bread or tortillas ($.25)  2 Apples ($.99) 2 Oranges ($.38) Directions 1. Scramble eggs. When eggs are just about finished cooking, add black bean salsa. … [Read more...]

Fruit Bowl Centerpiece

Last week a bowl of fruit inadvertently ended up on my dinner table. It's been lurking around there ever since. I don't really have a "winter" centerpiece that I use. Christmas centerpiece has been put away and I just can't seem to get my spring stuff out yet! So the bowl of fruit it will be! The cool thing...the kiddos are asking to eat it! They love fruit, but don't … [Read more...]

Pork Chops, Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans

Tonight's meal was supposed to be pulled pork sandwiches. But, since I did not make the pork roast the other night, I don't have any leftover pork to make pulled pork sandwiches. So I went scrounging around in my freezer and came up with this meal. Colorful and well balanced! Ingredients 3 pork chops ($2.12) 2 oranges ($.30) 2 T canola or olive oil ($.10) Dashes of … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Waffles

I was so unprepared for this dinner. Not enough eggs, so we didn't have eggs. Not enough white flour, so I used all whole wheat flour (which makes "thick" waffles)! Not that that's bad, I like to mix white and whole wheat flours! To the grocery store I go...tomorrow! A simple dinner after a busy day! (Ssssshhhhhhh...don't tell anyone...since I had $.50 to spare, I added some … [Read more...]