Creamy Chicken Chili! Here’s another super simple recipe that allows you to get dinner on the table when everything around you, your schedule, your list of to-do’s and even your pantry are trying to convince you otherwise. Oh – and these flavors will knock your …
White chicken chili is a favorite in our home but it is usually a meal that’s reserved for the weekend simply because there are several steps to making the “perfect chili”. Each of those steps take more time than I manage to find during the week. Well, they DID take more time until Continue reading Easy White Chicken Chili ((made from scratch))
A few pounds of dried white beans is a pantry staple must in my home. If I am out of protein options, running low on meal ideas, or just looking for some simple ((healthy)) comfort food, beans take care of business every single time. AND — hello! They are super budget friendly too. A perfect food for my family of 6.
There are so many things I love about beans – but I think my favorite is how hearty & healthy they are. Oops, that’s two things – sorry. I know I have shared a lot of bean recipes on Food for a Year, and this …
One of my favorite ways to stretch our grocery budget is to make my own beans. Not canned, not frozen – but dried beans. If you have been following me over the last year, you know all about my love for dried beans! I also …
Time for a simple & hearty meal idea: Beans & Chicos! Chicos are a New Mexican style of dried corn – you can read all about chicos HERE. When I purchased the chicos, the herd, hubby & I were enjoying our Spring Break in northern New Mexico. Continue reading Beans & Chicos ((Thank you New Mexico!!))
Braised Yellow Beans, Heirloom Tomato Chutney & Garlic Black Pepper Sausage ((How to Feed a Family of 6 for under $10!))
Did you catch the last part of the title of this post? “How to feed a family of 6 for under $10”. It is possible, it can be simple – but it takes a small bit of planning & a well stocked pantry and fridge. I love dried beans – the meal possibilities are endless with one simple pound of dried beans. Over the years, I have trained my kiddos and hubby to appreciate beans as well – but I had to season them well. Otherwise, they would never have crossed over to the bean-lover side of the world.
So how do I flavor beans?