Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili

Fall is definitely here, the temperatures are falling as well as the leaves. When the weather turns as it has we start to add more soups and stews to our menu, we have a favorite Chili that has been in our recipe box for several years and gets made alot. But every now and then […]

General Tso Chicken

We have been planning to share this General Tso Chicken with you for a couple weeks, but the first batch we made disappeared so fast that we didn’t even have time to take photos for you. So we tripled the batch this time to make sure, and ended up having to take a picture quickly […]

Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp: Food on a Stick

If you love seafood, or love Red Lobster’s Shrimp Scampi, you will love this Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp! You don’t typically think of shrimp when you are planning your budget friendly meal, but actually most seafood including shrimp is a good frugal option. You can find the Shrimp for this delicious treat for under $7.00 […]

Pork Fried Rice

Rice is one of the most budget friendly ingredients you can cook with. Whether you are making an easy side dish or a main dish, it’s quick, easy and taste great too. One of our favorite dinners is Take-Out from our local Chinese Restaurant, but to feed the whole family, it can cost around $35. […]

Easy BLT Pie

A Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato Sandwich is one of the first sandwiches I learned to make while growing up, and this has remained one of our family’s favorites. There is something about the combination of the crisp lettuce, a perfectly ripe tomato and the crunch of bacon that has made the BLT Sandwich a go to recipe in almost […]

Easy Barbecue Chicken Salad

With only 3 ingredients and a couple optional ingredients, you can put together this Barbecue Chicken Salad in a flash. I usually make my own Barbecue Sauce {recipe below} but you can certainly use bottled sauce as well. We like the added crunch and flavor of the french fried onions and the bite of the […]

Chicken Lo Mein

Need a quick and easy meal with very little clean up? Stir-Fry is the way to go! I have been fixing stir-fry for years now, but had never tried Lo Mein before. Essentially it’s stir-fry with noodles. I first spotted this recipe in a Kraft Food & Family magazine, and was drawn to it with […]

Bacon, Cheese and Potato Chowder

There’s nothing like a bowl of soup to warm you up on a cold night. Served with a loaf of homemade bread and this becomes a delicious budget friendly meal sure to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites. I have tried to make Potato Chowder for our family in the past and have consistently met with […]