Posts Tagged ‘dinner of a budget’

bean salad

Summer Bean Salad

Summer Bean Salad   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Refreshing salad idea. Eat this delicious bean salad on its it own for a super dose of fibre, iron, vitamin C and protein or throw over lettuce to make a nutrient packed quick salad. Author: Jen Feeny Recipe type: Salad Serves:

rustic vegetable soup with quinoa

Rustic Vegetable Soup with Quinoa

Rustic Vegetable Soup with Quinoa   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins   This soup contains great protein for body building, medicinal properties of mushrooms, vitamin A which is great for young looking skin, and immune booster power of onions and garlic. Author: Jen Feeny Recipe type: Soup

hearty meatless soup recipes

4 Hearty Meatless Soup Recipes

In the theme of Meatless Monday‘s this week, there isn’t anything I love more than a big bowl of a hearty homemade soup. I love making my own soups because they are so cheap and easy to make. Most weeks I will make a big batch of soup to have as lunch for the week

recipes for eggplant

4 Healthy Recipes for Eggplant (Great Meat Alternative)

The other day as I was going through the checkout line in the grocery store with my egggplant, the cashier said “oh wow eggplant.. I’ve always wanted to cook with it but don’t know what to make”. Eggplant is one of the vegetables in the store that not many people add to their cart because

Month of Meatless Mondays: Family Friendly Dinners

A hot trend in nutrition right now is Meatless Monday’s. By eating meatless one day a week, you can decrease your risk of preventable health problems and your carbon footprint. Read more great benefits of meatless monday’s. A challenge in some families (who are meat eaters) is finding a well balanced and filling meal that

Sweet Potato and Caramelized Onion Quiche

What brings peace to my world is to cook in the kitchen. When I feel like I have chaos in my life, it is usually also true that I am doing little of the things that I love. It doesn’t take much to melt my stress away by getting some fresh air and cooking up

Homemade Grilled Turkey Panini

This sandwich is AMAZING! If I want to have a quick dinner that feels like I ordered it from a restaurant, this is what I make. This homemade grilled turkey panini takes like a grilled cheese but there is no cheese. Absolutely melts in your mouth and the dijon mustard gives it a great kick

Roasted Pepper, Quinoa and Tofu Salad

This was my Saturday morning inspiration and creation. “Roasted Pepper, Quinoa and Tofu Salad”. Feeling inspired after making a batch of hearty tomato and lentil soup, I explored the fridge to see what other possibilities existed with ingredients in the fridge. Grab a little bit of this to make something delicious. Let your imagination lead

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna (inspired by Joy of Cooking)

This is my new favourite recipe. The first time I took a bite of this roasted vegetable lasagna, I almost melted. So much pleasure in one bite. I am extending this gift for you to experience for yourself. For you meat-eaters out there, the unexpected reviews from the meat advocates in my life were “I

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Yum!!! Every time I got the BBQ Chicken Pizza from Kelsey’s, I wanted to melt into my chair because it was so good!! Here is a recipe for BBQ chicken pizza that you can whip at home for the family (or yourself!) This recipe to make after “chicken night”. Simply cook an extra breast to