Quick and Easy Red Beans, Sausage, and Rice – $.70 per serving

Inspiration can strike at the strangest places. Yesterday, I decided to get out of the house for the first time in a week. My knee was finally up to driving, and the kids were quite housebound. One of the stops we made was at the Dollar Tree. While we were cruising the aisles, I found …

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Single Dish Beef and Rice Bake – $1.25 per serving

I am all about single dish meals. They tend to be faster and easier to make, and cleanup is a breeze. This beef and rice recipe is hearty and delicious. After making this last night, my husband said it was his favorite so far. He loves everything I cook, so take that with a grain …

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This week’s flavor – Botan Calrose Rice

This week’s flavor is Botan Calrose Rice. Rice is a staple of many cuisines, and with good reason. It is easy to prepare and can be used in a variety of dishes. Also, it’s very affordable! I purchased a 5 pound bag for $4.48. According to the nutritional label, this bag holds approximately 50 servings. …

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Chicken Enchirridos – $1.58 per serving

This recipe for chicken enchirridos came from a place of necessity, and also cleaning out my pantry. I am currently on crutches due to an old knee injury flaring up, so I figured the crock pot was the best way to cook a great meal without having to be on my feet too much. These …

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Spanish Rice and Chicken Stuffed Peppers – $1.75 per serving

This is another take on the potato stuffed peppers I made a few weeks ago. I absolutely love stuffed peppers, and there is so much you can do to create new and fun meals. A super easy way to cut back on the prep time in these recipes is to use a crock pot to …

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This week’s flavor – Bell Peppers

Once again, this week’s flavor comes courtesy of my garden. My bell pepper plants have absolutely gone crazy this week. So, as they say – when life gives you peppers, cook `em. Or something like that. A lot of people don’t realize this, but the different colors of bell peppers are all the same plants …

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