Category Archive: Budget Friendly

My Scambled Eggs – Kid Style

  So this is going to be short and sweet. Scrambled eggs are an essential and often the only breakfast element that I put a couple minutes into making most mornings. Although something… Continue reading

The Wonderful Word of Cold Press Coffee

There are few things in my life that can make or break my day as completely as my morning cup of coffee. True, there are the times I wake up to someone screaming… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Surprise Pie

I love when something completely frustrating ends up turning into something magical. For a couple weeks now I have been trying to make the strawberry pie I made last summer (very tasty) but… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

The weather this week has me thinking crock pot. My favorite part about this chili is all the healthy add-ins and how they improve the flavor and “complexity” of the dish. (now I… Continue reading

Curried Chicken Noodle Vegetable Soup

This soup was one of those happy mistakes that happen when you get half way done with something and realize you are missing  a key ingredient. Since it’s been a month since I… Continue reading

Rice Green Chile and Cheese Casserole

This has been a favorite at our house for a while but this edition was really fabulous (even though I forgot the chicken)  I attribute this to my new “secret ingredient” Sprouted Rice… Continue reading

Creamy Root Vegetable Stew

  This recipe is pretty basic (which I love) but it it’s a great “gateway recipe”  for those who need to branch out in the root vegetable department. For the longest time the most exciting tuber… Continue reading

Slow cooker Split Pea Soup

Due to the color split pea soup may be one of the most un-appetizing looking meals. You really have to be in the room smelling the amazing aroma to overcome the odd coloring. When… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Turkey Roast

I confess that I had a boneless turkey roast in the freezer for almost a year. I just could not get inspired to make anything with it! Finally I found this recipe for… Continue reading

Grilled Chicken Penne Al Fresco

        This was a “pull everything out of the fridge and use it up”  type of meal. We had amazing garlic from a friend of ours, I had some romas… Continue reading