Category Archives: $1 – 3 per serving

Recipe: Italian Chicken Tortellini

I found this in the archives of my recipe box (from Better Homes and Garden, September 2007) and am so glad I gave it a whirl. It’s easy to make, not too expensive, and you have plenty for leftovers if … Continue reading

Recipe: Spicy green chili

Well another soup is on the menu this week. This came from my latest Penzey’s catalog and the flavor is delightful!! Ryan and I both agreed that once the weather cools down again, we’ll have to repeat this yummy meal. … Continue reading

Recipe: Calabacitas

Fall is almost upon us here in Austin – and I found plenty of yummy, comfort food inspiration in the latest Penzey’s catalog. I cheated a bit with this one – but it was still delightful! Ryan and I felt … Continue reading

Recipe: cucumber sandwiches

We’ve been looking for light and refreshing dinner options for summer. I’ve been feeling like we’re in a rut lately and these easy sandwiches came to the rescue. We found it on All Recipes and it’s sure to be a … Continue reading

Recipe: Baked pasta with summer veggies

We really love the taste of fresh, Summer vegetables and this recipe captures it nicely. We found the recipe on My Recipes. Enjoyable and easy to make! Baked pasta with summer veggies: approx. $1.25 per serving Ingredients 4 ounces uncooked … Continue reading

Recipe: Pasta with Summer Veggies

An easy dish, but it needs a little kick! I found this recipe on my recipe and it was good but the flavor just wasn’t there. I put a bunch of sea salt on it to bring something to the … Continue reading

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Spread on Bagels

Perfect for lunch or an appetizer This isn’t going to be a very filling meal option, but I found it great with fries and a salad for lunch. I could also see this easily transitioning to an appetizer spread. Thanks … Continue reading

Recipe: Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad

A quick but yummy dinner time solution Next in our updated arsenal of veggie-friendly options, the tortellini and cherry tomato salad. This recipe, found on My Recipes, was the star of the show. I wasn’t sure how all the flavors … Continue reading

Recipe: Falafel Pitas and Yogurt Cucumber Dressing

A cool and delicious Summer meal I have been recently trying to increase my vegetarian recipe base and found this great meal idea at My Recipes. Enjoy my modifications below! Falafel Pitas and Yogurt Cucumber Dressing – approx. $1.75 per … Continue reading

Recipe: Cheese ravioli with pesto, olive oil, and Parmesan

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. I love how quick and exotic this tasted. Comfort food has met its match! This was inspired again by the Costco book “A Decade of Cooking The Costco Way.” Make this next time … Continue reading