From the Pantry Peanut Noodles for Budget #SundaySupper

When you think of budget meals what comes to mind? For me it is a meal I can easily throw together with what I have in the house or on super sale at the grocery store. There are some weeks where I busted my grocery budget the week before so I try to avoid the grocery store all together the next week. Those weeks I have to get creative in the kitchen. It’s a good thing I always have plenty of pasta … [Read more...]

Easy Side: Garlic Green Beans

Green beans are one of my favorite vegetables. They are often a go to for dinner because they cook up so quickly and are cheap. Publix often has conventional green beans on sale for $.99/lb. I’ve seen Florida grown organic green beans in the Greenwise section, but the price tag of around $4.99 has kept me from purchasing them. Green beans are found on the Dirty Dozen Plus list and while I do … [Read more...]

Lemon Chicken and Orzo

This recipe was given to me recently by a friend. I usually have our menu’s planned out so far in advance that I rarely get the chance to make new found recipes for a few months, but because this one had Greek flavors with orzo I had to squeeze it in. I love all things lemon and orzo so I knew this would be a hit. The fact that it only dirties one pan is just a plus! I chose to omit the green … [Read more...]