Savory Galette

I was searching for a recipe where I could use all my leftover veggies in my fridge so they wouldn’t go to waste but also didn’t want to go to the store to buy more ingredients. This galette is literally a savory pie crust filled with the toppings of your choosing!! It’s amazing! Ingredients for…

Tomato Gratin

This is a custom French summer dish that I tweaked slightly. The entire thing cost me $4 to make $2 for a French Baguette and $2 for some tomatoes. Easy, cheap and delicious ?! Okay now! This is also perfect for warming up at work for leftovers! The bread stays crispy and it tastes amazing!…

Oven ‘Fried’ Chicken

It’s crispy, its crunchy…you’ll hate that its soo good! This is an easy recipe to make on the week day or weekend and enjoy with family! Ingredients 1-2 cups flour 2 cups Italian bread crumbs ( I used Kroger brand) Chicken legs, thighs or breast 1 stick butter 3 eggs 2 TBSP milk 1 TBSP…

Alfredo Sauce

This is probably the greatest thing I learned to cook! Its simple, delicious and fancy as all get out. Ingredients: 1 stick of butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup Parmesan Parsley chopped Salt/Pepper Instructions: Melt your butter in a skillet, be sure to not let it brown. Once the butter becomes frothy, add in…

Creamy tomato sauce pasta

This was a last minute…what do I have in my fridge to make something delicious. Cooking takes about in total 25 minutes, 30 including prep. Ingredients (These ingredients are for a 1-2 person serving) 1  chicken breast 1/2 package of Farfalle 4 TBSP of Cream Cheese 1 1/2-2 cups of tomato juice 1 cup cherry…

Pork tenderloin wrapped in Serrano ham

This pork tenderloin looks fancy and hard, but I swear its easier than you think. A delicious meal and only takes 30 min? I mean who wouldn’t want to try this?! Ingredients 1 lb pork tenderloin 4 strips of Serrano ham (can also use prosciutto, bacon, probably even turkey bacon!…the Serrano ham was on sale…

Mediterranean vegetable soup

A delicious light meal that’s easy to make and stores well! Ingredients 2 cans of diced tomatoes 2 cups chopped celery 1-2 cans of cannellini beans 2-3 large carrots chopped 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 medium sweet onion, diced 1 cup chopped kale 2 cups vegetable stock 2 cups tomato juice 2 TBSP olive…

Midwest Ratatouille

This ratatouille is a perfect meal, healthy, cheap and just a symphony of flavors.  It is basically a vegetable hash, in the midwestern sense. Best served with some bread to get all the juices. Ingredients 1 Eggplant 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 yellow onion 1 green bell pepper 2 cans of whole peeled tomatoes…

Chicken with lemon and pea orzo

A beautiful meal that only takes 20-25 minutes and cheap to make.   Ingredients 1-2 chicken breast 1 1/2 cups of Orzo (FYI Orzo is found in the pasta section, and Kroger sometimes has it for $1) 1 cup of peas (I used a bag of frozen that can be steamed in the microwave, or…

Curry Chicken in an onion pepper cream sauce

What you’ll need One Skillet with lid 4 chicken legs/thighs or combo 3 Tbsp butter Curry powder Salt Pepper Garlic powder Cayenne and lemon juice (optional) 1 medium yellow sweet onion 1-2 red bell peppers or I used about half a pack of small mixed sweet peppers for a variety of colors Fresh parsley chopped…