Desserts · Entertaining · Food · Holiday

Cheesecake with Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re looking for an easy, portable option for dessert this Thanksgiving, look no farther. Troy Broggan with Slim Chickens shared what his restaurants are doing that is both delicious and convenient for people. Cheesecake with pumpkin pie in a jar Ingredients: 1 slice of plain cheesecake 1/2 slice of pumpkin… More… Continue reading Cheesecake with Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

budget · dinner · Food

Nachos for Dinner(YES)!

Yes, it’s okay to have Nachos for dinner!!! 2 tablespoons safflower oil 1 small white onion, chopped 1 (15.5-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano Salt, to taste Freshly ground pepper, to taste Get the full recipe at Martha   Posted by She Cleans

Cooking · dinner · Food · Homekeeping

Noodle Bowl

      I found this recipe in one of my issues of Family Circle and I must say it was delicious. I’d never tried rice stick noodles before but I was not disappointed. I made one substitution, the recipe called for sugar snap peas, I opted to use green beans instead. Ingredients: 12 oz… Continue reading Noodle Bowl

Cooking · Food · snacks

Chile-Lime Cashews

  You are going to love these…I promise. As usual, my girl, Martha Stewart’s recipe was the inspiration. Posted by She Cleans


My take on Chipolte…good, cheap eats…

Okay, I will admit that one day while out running errands, I dropped into Chipolte and dropped 7 dollars on their chicken salad. Don’t get me wrong, it was very tasty but a bit pricey and you don’t even get free guacamole(say what!!).  So you know that got my wheels to spinning on how I… Continue reading My take on Chipolte…good, cheap eats…

Cooking · Food

Chicken and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

For the Soup… 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, sliced 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced… Full recipe here… Note: I did not include green beans and I cooked it on the stove for about two hours starting off with high heat and gradually reducing it. Posted by She Cleans

Baking · Cooking · Food

A deluge of Granola…made with steel cut oats

  This is my first try at making granola and it turned out pretty good. Find the Recipe at the Homemade Food Junkie. I found almost all of the ingredients at Aldi for a fraction of the cost that I would have probably paid elsewhere. The HFJ uses cherries, I opted for cranberries instead. Posted… Continue reading A deluge of Granola…made with steel cut oats