Vegetarian breakfast burrito

I won’t lie when I say, I don’t like some vegetables. However, I am always open to trying new things. This weekend I tried sweet potatoes in a breakfast burrito and can I just say…”hot damn”. This is new recipe is budget friendly, easy to make and can be easily turned vegan! This recipe makes…

Cauliflower Mash

Mashed potatoes are kind of a staple in the Midwest, so finding a low calorie substitute is hard! However, this cauliflower mash doesn’t make me miss potatoes at all! They’re thick, creamy and fantastic plain or with some gravy. Super easy to make and great for leftovers. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1/3 cup sour…

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!…

Midwest Succotash

If you were like me, you may have heard the words “suffering succotash” by a famous by Sylvester the cat. Who knew succotash was a delicious meal/side dish that’s easy to make and perfect for all those summer veggies available! Ingredients: 3 ears of corn or 1 bag of frozen corn 3 fresh okra pods,…

French Carrot Salad

This is probably the best discovery since sliced bread…French carrot salad—taking the regular side dish to a whole new level! It’s easy, it’s cheap and it’s damn good! Not only is it fancy looking, it’ll easily impress all your friends! Take Memorial Day weekend up a notch with this dish!   Ingredients 6-7 large carrots,…

Stuffed Mushrooms

When one finds mushrooms discounted for a $1.00 at Kroger, you need to find something to make and I decided to make stuffed mushrooms. First time making them and they were just bliss. Perfect for any occasion and sure to impress your family and friends! Ingredients Baby bella mushrooms 1 half sweet onion 1/2 cup…

Green smoothie

Let’s start off by sayin I hate kale, it taste like sadness to me. But this smoothie has kale in it and I’m not crying. Ingredients 1/3 cup spinach, fresh or frozen 1/3 cup kale, fresh or frozen 1 banana 1/4 cup pineapple crushed 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/3 apple juice 1/2 – 1 cup…

Mushroom and zucchini orzo

This is a simple side dish or a meal in itself. Easy to make within 15 minutes, delicious and keeps well!   Ingredients 1 1/2 cup orzo 3 cups chicken stock (if youre vegetarian you can use vegetable stock or water) 1 medium zucchini, finely chopped 1 cup finely chopped mushrooms Fresh herbs (I used…

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…