Pesto Penne and Cheese

Pesto Penne and Cheese - Mac and cheese is one of life

Mac and cheese is one of life’s ultimate comfort foods. Cozy up with a plate of this rich and cheesy, Pesto Penne and Cheese to while away whatever worries you may have. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of […]

Avocado Salsa Sandwich

Avocado Salsa Sandwich - Layer buttery avocado with salsa ingredients on toasted bread for a sandwich that

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 […]

Egg Plus Salad Sandwiches

Egg Plus Salad Sandwiches - Go beyond the egg salad sandwich with this egg + salad sandwich. Hard cooked eggs, vinaigrette, and abundant veggies make a delicious and economical meal for Sandwich Night.

Go beyond the egg salad sandwich with this egg + salad sandwich. Hard cooked eggs, vinaigrette, and abundant veggies make a delicious and economical meal for Sandwich Night. In this season of my life, that is this hockey season of my life, we’ve condensed some big activity into just a few days. I’m so thankful […]

Green Chile Burritos

Green Chile Burritos - Make up a batch of these Green Chile Burritos for supper or to stash in the freezer at a later date. Either way, you

Make up a batch of these Green Chile Burritos for supper or to stash in the freezer at a later date. Either way, you’ll eat good and cheap. Burritos are the spice of life. Well, if they aren’t, they should be. They are one of the easiest, quickest meals to pull together with little work […]

Make It Meatless!

Make it meatless! 20+ Meatless Recipes | GoodCheapEats

Looking for meatless recipes? Here are over 20 meatless recipes! The last two nights for supper I’ve made meatless meals. I am not sure my people noticed. We had chili one night and vegetable soup the next night. Both were super tasty meals with fresh, whole ingredients. They just didn’t have any meat. Over the […]

Alfredo Mac and Cheese

Alfredo Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese is a classic comfort food, particularly for these cold winter months. Try this version that has a garlicky, Alfredo twist. I’ve been making Mac and Cheese from scratch for a really long time. I’ve been making Fettucine Alfredo for just as long. This winter, I decided to make the ultimate smash-up. The […]

Cheesy Corn & Chile Tamales

Cheesy Corn & Chile Tamales - Quick and Easy, Meatless, and Cheap

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 does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! Years ago, probably fifteen, my husband said something like, “We should learn how to make […]

Easy Homemade Crepes

Easy Homemade Crepes

Enjoy homemade crepes, save money, and enjoy la belle vie. Crepes are a huge part of my memories of France. Whether they were the simple (read: cheap) butter and sugar affairs that I purchased from a street vendor or the savory dinner crepes that I indulged in at Le Roy d’Ys in Poitiers, crepes have […]

Kale and Mushroom Pizza

Kale Pizza with Mushrooms

This meatless pizza is super tasty and nutritious with kale and mushrooms. Friday is our family’s pizza night. We’re now up to a DOUBLE BATCH of dough. And I only have one teenager so far! I see a lot more salads in our future. The crowd typically chooses pepperoni, olive, and cheese, or a combination […]

Fajita Omelet

Fajita Omelet

Omelets can be a filling meal any time of day. Try this one filled with fajita vegetables. Since our pediatrician gave us the green light on eggs for my youngest, it’s opened new worlds for us. Foods that I previously avoided are now okay to try out on the family, like crepes and omelets. I’ve […]