Tag: Dinner

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Reading Time: 5 min This fast, easy dinner costs around $4 and feeds 4-6 people. It’s flavorful, filling, a little spicy, and you probably have most of the ingredients in your cupboards!

Instant Pot Turmeric-Spiced Chicken (Slow Cooker Version!)

Instant Pot Turmeric-Spiced Chicken (Slow Cooker Version!)

Reading Time: 2 min This Turmeric-Spiced Chicken recipe is naturally gluten-free, and you can make it all kinds of frugal, simple, and even dairy-free! It’s an easy, creamy, flavorful Instant Pot chicken dish infused with turmeric and ready to serve over rice and veggies.

Real Food, Mess-Free Fried Chicken

Real Food, Mess-Free Fried Chicken

Reading Time: 7 min A budget-friendly way to replace the drive-thru cravings with real food, and simple ingredients. Plus tips on keeping the kitchen tidy in the process! If you like this recipe, you might like my other simple dinner recipes here. This post may contain affiliate links. Read…

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

Reading Time: 5 min A simple baked (or grilled!) side vegetable starring fresh summer produce and simple, budget-friendly ingredients.

Our Favorite (Stupid Simple) Salad

Our Favorite (Stupid Simple) Salad

Reading Time: 4 min Our go-to salad is a combination of the vegetables we love the best and the ones that costs the least amount of money. Get our formula below! These days, at least once a day, we eat salad. As my kids grew older, I started serving the fixings buffet-style. They top and dress their salads as desired. For us, this method makes it more fun and crowd-pleasing.

Simple Autumn Spring Mix Salad

Simple Autumn Spring Mix Salad

Reading Time: 4 min This spring mix salad is perfect for the cooler seasons and is one of my favorites to serve guests and family. Dress it up with chicken or salmon to make it a full meal!     I took a poll. No one likes spring mix…

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Reading Time: 7 min   Learn to cook dry beans! White Bean Chili is comforting, inexpensive, simple, and full of real food. Instructions for Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, and Stovetop included. Add chicken to make white chicken chili, and the recipe includes gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and freezer storing tips!…

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

Reading Time: 2 min   Let’s make dinner! Does cooking a whole chicken intimidate you? Or do you want to cook one, but you don’t have time to roast it for 2 hours? Also, let’s agree that slow cooker (and Instant Pot) chicken is great, but never tastes as…