Creamy Mushroom Pilaf

Creamy Mushroom Rice Pilaf

This Creamy Mushroom Pilaf is a quick and easy side dish to serve with your favorite meats and vegetable main dishes. It will put all those boxed mixes to shame. This post includes some affiliate links. When you buy something through those links, your purchase helps support this site. Thanks for your support! Rice is one […]

Sausage Potato Soup

Sausage and Potato Soup | Good Cheap Eats

Cozy up with a bowl of this Sausage Potato Soup. Chock full of potatoes and other vegetables and a spicy Italian Sausage, this soup is delicious comfort food. Last week we had a rainy day — and it was so exciting. That’s what years of drought will do for you. You go outside in your pajamas […]

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash is so delicious! Add some onion and chopped mushroom as aromatics, and you’ll be so pleased you’re eating healthfully! This summer has been pretty wild for me. We started it out with my husband’s surgery and are ending it with my autoimmune diagnosis. I’m still holding out a smidgen of hope that […]

Simple Chicken Stir-fry with Vegetables

Simple Chicken Stir-Fry

Make it a fake-out night with this Simple Chicken Stir-Fry and Vegetables. This one-dish dinner comes together quickly with chicken, mushrooms, onions, peppers, and cabbage. When I was a child, my family would go out to eat on a weekly basis. In our (then) tiny little Santa Clarita Valley, there were few chain restaurants; most […]

Eggs and Sweet Potato Hash with Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms

breakfast hash

Stir up a hearty sweet potato hash with brussels sprouts and mushrooms. Eggs nestled in the vegetables bring protein to a tasty, power-packed meal, perfect for a Whole 30. As the end of the Pantry Challenge nears and FishBoy17 and I gear up for a Whole 30 next month, I’ve been scrolling through pics and […]

Sautéed Mushrooms

Sauteed Mushrooms with Herbes de Provence

Sautéed Mushrooms are an inexpensive way to add flavor, fiber, and texture to a meal.

Quick Meat Sauce for Pasta

quick meat sauce for pasta bolognese

Stir up a pot of this quick meat sauce that is perfect on pasta or spaghetti squash. Quick to prepare and freezer-friendly, it’s a great addition to your meal rotation. Pasta is a regular go-to meal at our house, particularly when all other meal plans fly out the window. I almost always have a couple […]

Velvety Vegetable Soup

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Homemade blended soups can be a delicious and economical way to get enough vegetables in your diet. They are also a great way to use up leftover vegetables. Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price […]

Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Beef Stew - Homemade beef stew is homey and comforting. It's also so easy to make, you'll wonder why anyone would think to ruin it in a can.

Homemade beef stew is homey and comforting. It’s also so easy to make, you’ll wonder why anyone would think to ruin it in a can. Beef stew is one of my comfort foods. Prepped in the morning to simmer all day in the slow cooker, it’s a luscious melange of beef, vegetables, herbs, and broth. […]

Jessika’s Roasted Vegetables

Jessika's Roasted Vegetables

Looking for a way to liven up the veg at your house? This would be it. Over the last six weeks since our trip to Santa Barbara, I’ve made this dish at least a handful of times. It’s simple, tasty, and cheap to make. What’s not to love? Bonus points: you can make it with […]