Homebaked Pita Bread

Pita Bread 3

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter. When I was in high school, my girl friends and I packed pita bread sandwiches all. the. time. We filled the pocket breads with chopped meats and cheeses, lettuce, […]

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Healthy Holiday Twitter Party – Can You Come?

Ready for a Healthy Holiday? As I mentioned last week, some bloggy friends and I are joining forces to present a multi-course meal that will knock your socks off. And it just happens to be a little bit on the healthy side, too. Us: 5 Dollar Dinners Balancing Beauty and Bedlam Good Cheap Eats Good […]

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A Grain-Free Dinner (& What’s On Your Plate?)

leek soup 1

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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What’s Your Comfort Food?

cinnamon toast

For some people, macaroni and cheese is the thing to eat when you’re feeling a little blue. For others, it’s Ratatouille. For me? Hmmm…. tough question. It depends on the ailment. Fatigue? Vanilla Coke Sore throat? Hot lemonade (fresh lemon juice + honey + hot water) Icky tummy? Yogurt Not really sure what ails me? […]

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Pancakes with Apples and Whipped Maple Butter

Pancakes with Apples

Breakfasts have taken a hit around these here parts since my youngest was diagnosed with an egg white allergy. I’m not cooking the morning meal in the same way and, truth be told, I’ve let it go to “fend for yourself” mode on a number of occasions. While flax seed meal works incredibly well in […]

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Get Ready for a Healthy Holiday!

healthy holiday

I’m stunned that November is already here. Not only does our family have two birthdays this month, but we’ve decided to stay home for Thanksgiving and cook up a storm at our place. Since I would like to lose this baby weight weight that I can now call my own, I don’t want to go […]

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Spaghetti Squash Pasta

Spaghetti Squash The Cheapskate Cook (2)

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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What Strange Foods Do YOU Love?

sauerkraut

As a child I liked foods that my classmates would have thought bizarre. I loved mushrooms on my pizza. My mom served us alfalfa sprouts on sandwiches. And my siblings and I practically drooled over Sauerkraut and Pork Strips. Sauerkraut is not the most photogenic. But, we love it around here. Well, actually, 6/8ths of […]

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Giveaway Winners – Finally!

I’m a little remiss in sharing giveaway winners from the Philly Cream Cheese giveaway from a few weeks ago. Congratulations to ast0812@ gilliancarman@ crystalhankey@ Please send me your mailing address within 48 hours to claim your prize. Thanks!

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Salade Composee & What’s On Your Plate

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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