How to Make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker

jar of chicken stock with slow cooker

Make something delicious from almost nothing! Learn how to make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker for the best tasting soups, gravies, and sauces. Making homemade chicken stock is one of the easiest ways to make something from nothing. Okay, almost nothing. If you’ve roasted a whole chicken or baked chicken pieces, save the bones, […]

Fajita Vegetables, Simple & Delicious

Fajita vegetables, basic sauteed onions and peppers, add fiber and flavor to many dishes. Make a big batch to enjoy throughout the week in bowls, wraps, salads, and sandwiches. You might be familiar with Fajita Vegetables in terms of their showing up in a steaming, hot pan at your favorite Mexican restaurant or along the chow […]

Baked Salmon in Foil Makes for a Super Easy Dinner

Baked Salmon in Foil comes together in minutes, tastes delicious, and reheats well, making it a practically perfect way to add more fish to your diet. Lately I’ve been on a salmon kick. It’s a good source of protein, for sure, but recently I read that it can make your skin beautiful, so I am […]

Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe

Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

A great salad dressing makes the salad. Try this homemade Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe to add sparkling fresh flavor to a variety of salads. This post may contain affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. I’ve always been a salad girl. I know I’ve said […]

Carrot Ginger Dressing

This Carrot Ginger Dressing is a healthy and delicious way to top cooked meats, salads or rice bowls. It’s full of great Asian-inspired flavors and tastes pretty amazing. My friend Jessika and her friends stayed with us for almost a week this summer. We had a blast hanging out, watching movies, playing at the beach, […]

How to Roast Chiles in the Oven

Learn to roast chiles in the oven to add great, spicy flavor to any dish. Roast chiles this way are cheaper than the can and taste so much better!  Years ago diced green chiles were a regular in my pantry. Back when they were $0.25 a can. Today they are regularly over three times that […]

Barbacoa Beef for Tacos, Lettuce Wraps, Bowls, & Burritos

rice bowl with black beans and barbacoa beef

This Barbacoa Beef comes together quickly and easily in the slow cooker. The tangy, tender beef filling is perfect for tacos, lettuce wraps, bowls, and burritos. It’s that season again when you’ll start seeing chuck roasts and steaks go on sale. Do me a favor, and buy a few the next time you see a […]

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers are superb summertime fare. They go great on salads, in sandwiches, and atop baguette with oil and herbs. This month I’ve been spending a lot of time reading. Our homeschool schedule has downshifted to the kids doing some math and reading independently which means my time has freed up dramatically. Since there’s […]