Cheesy Zucchini au Gratin – $.49 per serving

I cannot speak enough praises for this dish! If you have a picky eater who won’t come close to most greens, give this a try. It is warm and creamy and super cheesy. Every time I have served this, everyone has gone back for seconds. It’s┬áthat good, and it is super easy! As always, I …

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Oven-Poached Nest Eggs – $1.80 per serving

This recipe shies away from my normal single dish preparation and requires a little more effort, but the end result is worth it. Use any sort of rice you choose. I personally use a whole grain mix, but what you use is up to you. Poaching eggs has always seemed pretty intimidating to me. I …

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A Tale of Two Pies (Part 1): Chorizo Quiche – $.92 per serving

This recipe was done as a Monday Mashup – I had purchased new ingredient (eggs) for the week, but I still had leftover mashed potatoes from the weekend that I wanted to get creative with. If you’ve ever wondered what to do with leftover mashed potatoes, try using them as a topping for a casserole, …

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Crunchy Mini Burrito Bowls – $1.04 per serving

Leftover time! In yesterday’s post, the recipe called for 10 peppers to fully utilize the prepared filling. In reality, I only had 5 peppers ready in the garden, so that left me with half of the filling to use in today’s recipe. Remember, nothing goes to waste! I had a few La Banderita corn tortillas …

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Mexican-Style Beef and Potato Stuffed Peppers – $.84 per serving

Today, I tried a mixup of two of my favorite things: Burritos with potatoes in them, and stuffed peppers. These little guys are so tasty, and can easily be spiced up with a little extra spice or hotter peppers. This recipe is a little more labor intensive then I normally choose, but on top of …

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Garlic Chicken and Potato Bake – $1.99 per serving

As you can start to see by now, I’m a huge fan of single dish meals. It saves time and cleanup. With two kids and a hungry husband, this is important.This meal is a favorite of my whole house, and it’s pretty healthy too. Cost 4 potatoes: $.88 Chicken: $5.56 Onion: $.35 Cheese: $1.00 Garlic: …

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