Grilled Pork Tenderloin with a Homemade Spice Rub

Homemade spice blends are a cheap and easy way to add flavor and texture to your favorite grilled meats. Try this grilled pork tenderloin with its warm, spicy rub. Grilled meats are so fun and easy to prepare, they top my list of quick and simple meals. I particularly love grilling larger cuts of meat […]

Smoky Bean Soup

spoonful of soup resting on side of the bowl

Reminiscent of canned bean with bacon soup — without the bacon or the can! — this Smoky Bean Soup is an economical and filling, without much fuss. If you grew up eating soup from cans with red labels, you may have been a fan of Bean with Bacon soup. I know I was. I can […]

Lemon Meringue Cookies – Gluten and Dairy Free

Bake up a batch of lemony, light, and fluffy clouds of meringue. These Lemon Meringue Cookies are a fun addition to your cookie plate. This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. Have you ever made Meringue Cookies? I first discovered them […]

Cheesy Chicken and Peppers

When you want something flavorful, quick, and easy, lean on this simple Cheesy Chicken and Peppers dish. Prepared in individual dishes, this humble casserole becomes an elegant supper. As my husband and I work on eating more vegetables and fewer carbs, we’ve been enjoying quite a few bell peppers. It’s one of those vegetables that […]

Nicoise Salad Wraps

Take an old French classic and tweak it with these Nicoise Salad Wraps. Filled with tuna, egg, and vegetables but serve in a wrap, the traditional salad feels new again. I love Salade Nicoise. I remember eating it at an outdoor cafe in Bordeaux with my friend Lucile many, many moons ago. It’s a French classic that […]

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 […]

Hearty Gluten Free Meatballs

Whole 30 Recipes for Fall (gluten free and dairy free) | Good Cheap Eats

These hearty and naturally gluten-free meatballs will quickly become a favorite at your house! The combination of beef, pork, mushrooms, and scallions is full of flavor, perfect for dousing in tomato sauce or your favorite BBQ sauce. I love meatballs. There’s something so comforting about serving up a big pot of meatballs doused in flavorful tomato sauce […]

Greek Wedge Salad

Greek Wedge Salad | Good Cheap Eats

A Greek Wedge Salad is a festive addition to your holiday table, with its red and green color scheme. It’s an easy way to add some veggies to a special meal. I’ve always been a big fan of salads. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve preferred salads to be a part of my meal, […]