Flavor of the week – Russet Potatoes

The What This week we have a full 7 days to experiment with the flavor I’ve chosen. In this case, I bought a ten pound bag of Russet potatoes for $3.94. The bag had 18 potatoes in it, which equals out to 22 cents per potatoes. Of course, you can always buy smaller bags. However, …

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Chocolate cinnamon dessert chips – $.32 per serving

A delicious dessert chip that is excellent served alone, drizzled with honey, or with ice cream! This batch turned out pretty good. However, I found the cocoa powder to be a bit much. Next time, I will try without the cocoa powder and just do a cinnamon sugar mix. Cost: 12 corn tortillas: $.42 Canola …

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Layered Taco Bake: $1.62 per serving

This was an experiment that worked out wonderfully! The initial bake was nice and crispy, and could even be picked up like an open crunch wrap. My whole family loved this one!   Cost: 18 corn tortillas: $.63 Chicken breasts: $6.77 Black beans: $.78 Cheese: $3.98 1/3 container of sour cream: $.83 Salsa: Homemade from …

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First Flavor – La Banderita Corn Tortillas

I know it’s Friday, but better late than never, right? As I mentioned previously, my goal is to find an affordable ingredient to incorporate into as many meals as possible each week. This week’s big winner, and our first flavor of the week is La Banderita corn tortillas. You’ve seen these buggers at the grocery …

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The most common ingredient – me!

Welcome! If you’ve found your way here, you’re probably getting ready to cook up something amazing. I hope you find some inspiration! Why I’m Doing This A little about me… I’m a mother of two beautiful kids – Dean, who is almost 4, and Bay, who is 7 months. I recently left a wonderful career …

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