Easy Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon & Greens

three stuffed mushrooms on plate with platter of mushrooms in background

Enjoy a flavorful appetizer with this easy stuffed mushrooms recipe. Bacon, greens, and cheese make the humble mushroom amazing! They say that it’s good luck to eat greens on New Year’s. This was not something I grew up knowing. I learned it in my late 30s because: I did not grow up eating “greens.” My […]

Poorman’s Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Entree salads are a great one to enjoy delicious flavors without spending a lot of money. This Chicken Caesar Salad recipe is made from scratch quick and easily and tastes fantastic! OK, Caesar Salad may be very 1994. It might also be very 1924, for that matter. But, I don’t care. It still tastes great. […]

Black Bean Taco Salad

Brown bagging it will taste amazing when you pack up a Black Bean Taco Salad. These stay good for several days in the fridge, so make a bulk batch! As some of you know already, my regular Sunday routine includes making lunches for the week. My husband takes lunch to work most days. (It only […]

The Veggie Pesto Sandwich That’s Perfect for Packing

Looking for lots of flavor at lunchtime? This Veggie Pesto Sandwich packs a punch, all while being meatless, portable, and budget-friendly. My friend Alison is so great at discovering new flavor combinations like this coconut berry salad for instance. I love it when we’re at potlucks together because I get all kinds of great ideas. […]

Kale Salad with Red Grapes, Almonds, and Scallions

Kale Salad with Red Grapes | Good Cheap Eats

Celebrate the season with a festive Kale Salad with Red Grapes, Almonds, and Scallions. It’s quick and easy to pull together. This is the season when it’s easy to overindulge. I mean, cookies, cakes, and pie? Oh my! I had no trouble going back for a second plate of turkey dinner. Or a second piece […]

Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

Freshen up this season with dinner salads. Try this Italian Salad loaded with vegetables and topped with crispy prosciutto. Vegetables are the name of the game, people. Nutritionists can argue all the live long day about paleo v. vegan v. whole grains, but one thing everyone agrees on is vegetables. We should all eat more […]

Quiche Recipe Basics

The basic quiche recipe is not complicated. Eggs and cream form a luscious custard that you pour into a pie crust and customize with your favorite fillings. Learn the basics to your classic quiche recipe. As you may know, I was a fan of France long before I ever set foot in Charles de Gaulle airport. Ever […]

Quinoa Vegetable Salad

quinoa vegetable salad

This Quinoa Vegetable Salad is packed with protein and flavor and full of all the colors of the rainbow. It’s perfect for packing. I’ve been eating a lot of salads lately. When my kids were little, a big salad was my daily lunch. Over the years of penny pinching and such, I’ve gravitated toward eating […]