September Menu Plan

Happy Monday! We are so excited you are here to visit! Pocket Change Gourmet is almost a month old, can you believe it? And is it seriously almost September? Where did our Summer go? Seems like the boys were just getting out the school, and now they are already back there. September is a special month […]

Fresh Green Beans

Growing up with parents that cherished their yard and garden is something that I hold dear to my heart. I remember sitting under the big maple tree and stemming Green Beans for hours so that my Mom could can them. She would always make enough for a big pot of fresh cooked green beans to […]

Grilled Beer Can Chicken and Menu Plan

Happy Monday! I can hardly believe this is our third week already here at Pocket Change Gourmet! Time just flies by, doesn’t it? A few weeks ago, when we were roasting chicken to share with you, Doug decided that he would like to try Beer Can Chicken, of course having a reason to buy some […]

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 […]

Cut your grocery budget with a Price Book

One of the best ways to cut your grocery budget is to do price comparisons. Typically this would take a long time to do every week, but if you have a price book, it’s pretty easy. When I first started my price book, years ago, I found a printable page over at MomAdvice. I printed […]

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 […]

Roasting Chicken: Saving Time and Money

One of the most economical sources of protein for your family is chicken. While most meats will run you $2.50 per pound or more you can readily find chicken for less than $2.00 per pound. We are always on the lookout for deals at our local supermarket, especially when it comes to buying meat. We […]

August Menu Plan

Welcome to Pocket Change Gourmet! You can read all about our new blog and find out what we are up to. Menu planning is one of those chores that I have done for a long time and actually love. It also considerably cuts down your grocery budget. Planning a whole month worth of meals can […]

Breakfast Biscuit Bowl

After a recent trip to Bob Evans for a Sunday morning Breakfast, we were inspired to recreate their Breakfast Biscuit Bowl. Cooking all the ingredients ahead, will also make these a great, quick breakfast for those school mornings that are quickly approaching. Offering a variety of ingredients to put in your Biscuit Bowl, not only […]

Grilled Italian Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches are all the rage now! They aren’t just for lunch anymore, you know? I think the best thing about sandwiches is you can have the same ingredients, and come up with several different sandwiches. These Grilled Italian Chicken Sandwiches were inspired by the Grilled Cheese with Sauteed Mushroom and Jarlsberg Cheese that I shared […]

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