Salade Nicoise Recipe

salade nicoise

Salade Nicoise is one of the traditional French salads, composed rather than tossed, and featuring fresh vegetables, tiny salty black olives, and tuna. If you travel to France, chances are you will have the opportunity to eat in a restaurant or cafe. I hope so! Some of the best meals I ever ate were in […]

BBQ Bacon-Onion Cheeseburger Recipe

BBQ Bacon Onion Cheeseburger

You probably don’t think you need a recipe for cheeseburgers, but my guess is you’d be wrong. Try this smoky, cheesy, packed-full-of-flavor burger at your next barbecue.

Rice and Black Bean Salad


Eat good and cheap with this easy, make ahead Rice and Black Bean Salad, packed full of fiber, protein, and great taste.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

10 Summer Salads | Good Cheap Eats

Enjoy a cool and easy lunch or dinner with this Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad. It’s full of chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, onions, and cucumbers.

Turkey and Ham Cobb Salad

cobb salad with pomegranate lemonade

A Cobb Salad is full of flavor so it never need be boring. This one with ham and turkey gets dressed up with bacon and leeks.

Roast Chicken and Vegetables

roast chicken

This dish is so incredibly yummy. It sounded weird to me the first time I saw it, but I am smitten with this chicken and vegetables.

Ham and Cheese Salad

Easy French Recipes | Good Cheap Eats

Ham and Gruyere cheese add rich flavor to this hearty salad that evokes tastes of France. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and tastes great! Did you catch the Fish Packets recipe that I shared earlier this week on Life as MOM? They were the main course for a meal that we […]

Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowls

Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl cropped

Take beans and rice to a whole new level with this savory chicken topping touched with the awesome sauce that is sour cream and salsa verde. The fabulous magic of mixing sour cream and green salsa together is not to be underestimated. I use it as the topping for my famous Poblano Chile Enchiladas as […]

Tomato Bruschetta with Herbes de Provence

Tomato Bruschetta

This simple tomato bruschetta comes together quickly and easily. It’s economical and delicious, the perfect combination for your next company┬ámeal. So, bruschetta is probably one of my favorite appetizers to make. It’s like the Italian cousin of Mexico’s salsa. Only it’s cheaper to make and just as tasty. Plus, it goes nicely with red wine. […]

Avocado Salsa Sandwich

Avocado Salsa Sandwich - Layer buttery avocado with salsa ingredients on toasted bread for a sandwich that's light, yet packed with flavor. It's perfect for Meatless Monday.

Layer buttery avocado with salsa ingredients on toasted bread for a sandwich that’s light, yet packed with flavor. It’s perfect for Meatless Monday. Years ago in France I had lunch at my friends Julie and Jean-Phillipe’s home. Julie served a halved avocado filled with vinaigrette for the first course. Yum! I thought, but I felt […]