Asian Chicken and Rice Bowl

Last week our dinner plans were cancelled on us last minute. Being a planner and trying to stick to a budget, I usually have all of our meals planned out to a T and that is all the food I buy for the week. Rather than grabbing a quick bite out I knew I had plenty of leftovers and pantry staples to pull together a quick meal. We had leftover grilled chicken in the freezer, but any protein would do. … [Read more...]

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

I’ll have to admit I have only had PF Changs lettuce wraps once and it was a long time ago. I don’t really remember what they taste like, so I can’t really say if these are similar. What I can say is these are tasty and easy to make. I like that I am eating my vegetables, while pretending they are a taco shell. It makes them taste better. This is a very versatile recipe. You can add more or … [Read more...]

Beef Stir Fry

Stir-fries are a great example of how I like to make a little meat go a long way. One steak feeds 4 people, along with plenty of vegetables and rice. This recipe comes together in a matter of minutes. A great dish for when you are craving Chinese takeout on a minimal budget and without the MSG. This meal comes in at about $6 total or $1.50 per person. The heat from the sriracha gives it a nice … [Read more...]