Search Results for: black beans

Day 9, Pantry Challenge 2020

plate of eggs and rice

Nine days down in the Pantry Challenge! Here’s how we are focusing on what we have and buying enough to supplement it. Today’s is a quick update.The day kinda of got away from me. Breakfast I missed breakfast. You know that rarely happens. LOL! The kids fed themselves: eggs, toast, and smoothies. No surprise there.

Day 8, Pantry Challenge 2020

taco bowl

Ready to tackle another week of the Pantry Challenge? This month we’re working on using what we have to save money and avoid waste. Feeling pretty good going into Week 2. Our spending for the month so far is at a fairly low $131 and I’ve yet to make much of a dent in our […]

Chihuahua Beer Chili Recipe

bowl of chili with toppings and fritos

This easy Chihuahua Beer Chili comes together quickly on the stove or in a slow cooker. Flavorful from enchilada sauce, beer, and spices, it is the perfect bowl of red. When I’m going to feed a crowd, I often lean on chili. It’s hearty and filling and easy to serve. It can be made vegetarian […]

How to Cook Great Rice in Your Instant Pot

bowl of rice next to instant pot

Make rice quickly and easily in your electric pressure cooker. Instant Pot Rice is a great budget-friendly side dish to include in your weekly meal rotation. So, you got an electric pressure cooker, eh? Birthday/Christmas present? Or was it something that your friend raved about and you knew you just had to have one? It’s […]

Meal Prep Salads to Make Lunchtime Easier

array of meal prep salads

Meal prep salads are a great way to enjoy an easy and delicious lunch. Learn how to make lunchtime easier with a prepped salad just the way you like it. You want something quick and easy for lunch. You don’t want to spend a lot of money. And you’re trying to eat foods that make […]

May Grocery Spending

girl in grocery store with coupon and box

It can be helpful for your own grocery budget to see what others spend and what kind of tricks they use to save money. Here’s what we spend on groceries in May to feed our family of 8 a mostly whole foods diet: Meet my youngest child, born just a few months before this blog […]

April Grocery Spending

It can be helpful for your own grocery budget to see what others spend and what kind of tricks they use to save money. Here’s what we spend on groceries in April to feed our family of 8 a mostly whole foods diet: Hey hey hey! It’s time for May. I’m coming atcha with a […]

February Grocery Spending

It can be helpful for your own grocery budget to see what others spend and what kind of tricks they use to save money. Here’s what we spend on groceries in February to feed our family of 8. Woohoo! The end of another month! I can’t believe how February treated us. Not only was it […]