This quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Pasta Casserole is perfect for chilly, fall evenings. If you are a gardener, you may only have to buy 2 ingredients to make this recipe: pasta and cheese. If you aren’t a gardener, it is still frugal as most of the produce is on sale right now. You […]
There is something so satisfying about creating a frugal recipe that the whole family loves. Especially when that recipes helps you make a dent in the zucchini harvest! This recipe makes use of several vegetables from the garden: zucchinis, tomatoes, corn, onions, and peppers. All of the garden veggies make it an especially frugal dish. […]
I have been making different types of vegetable lasagnas all summer. After the last one, my oldest son said, “your veggie lasagnas are awesome, but I’m wondering when you are going to make a standard lasagna”. Obviously making a “standard lasagna” shot to the top of my to-do list! But our life has been crazy […]
It is hard to make chili for my whole family. My daughter likes her chili very mild and my husband likes his eye-watering hot. The only thing they agree on is that the chili looks pretty when I use different types of beans. So I use lots of different types of beans! How much heat […]
When life is busy it is even more important for my family to find time to eat together. There is something so relaxing about sitting around the table together chatting, laughing, and reconnecting. However, it can be rough to throw together a family dinner when we walk in the door a few minutes before dinner […]
This could be my most favorite flavor combination from this summer…
The perfect combination of colors. The perfect balance of flavors. This is a salsa recipe that you must try. Now!
As I was writing up the “calling all spinach recipes” last week, I remembered a meal that I made for my family when on vacation last summer…and wondered if I could pull off something similar for $5…
I was working on dinner over the weekend when Steve pops into the kitchen with a few handfuls of itty bitty tomatoes. So naturally, I whipped up a quick Pesto Bruschetta with homemade garden pesto sauce I stashed in the freezer.
Got spinach? Got garden tomatoes? Make this with your next dinner then…