18 Low cook and Low cost Recipes for Summer

In addition to these recipes being fast, easy and cheap, they are also healthy. Make them ahead of time and they will keep cool and ready in the fridge. I focused on making these recipes affordable and manageable for the everyday busy cook.  I hope you find them helpful on those hot summer nights! Wraps… Continue reading 18 Low cook and Low cost Recipes for Summer

Easy weeknight dinners: Fajita Bowl with Guacamole

A simple recipe for a healthier take on fajitas. No more onions swimming in oil at restaurants! This is the lean, plant-forward version of fajitas I really want when I order it. Fajita Bowl with Guacamole Serves 4-6 Prep time: 45 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast 1/2 cup orange… Continue reading Easy weeknight dinners: Fajita Bowl with Guacamole

Easy batch recipes: Quinoa bowl with balsamic roasted veg and lentils

This is a great fall dish to use lots of root vegetables in the oven. It’s best served a little warm. It’s naturally vegetarian and vegan. Some of the root vegetables take a little time to cook in the oven, but it’s a great batch recipe that keeps well in the fridge. Here is a… Continue reading Easy batch recipes: Quinoa bowl with balsamic roasted veg and lentils

Easy batch recipes: Parsley pesto salad with seasonal vegetables

This recipe is for a homemade pesto. I made this when I was traveling and didn’t even have a blender, so it took a good amount of work. Luckily, you can blend these ingredients and have it done in a couple seconds. This is a bright and lemon-y pesto sauce that’s perfect for spring or… Continue reading Easy batch recipes: Parsley pesto salad with seasonal vegetables

Easy weeknight dinners: Steak Chimichurri bowl

Chimichurri is a delicious and simple sauce that comes from Argentina. Its full of parsley and oregano and is always served on meat, but tastes great on vegetables too. Make extra sauce to pour over other meats or vegetables. Steak Chimichurri Bowl Serves 2Prep time: 30 minutes  Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients:  12oz-1 lb. skirt… Continue reading Easy weeknight dinners: Steak Chimichurri bowl

Easy batch recipes: Chicken Tinga with Brown Rice

Tinga is a tomato-based sauce that coats chicken so well. If if you think you overcooked the chicken, the sauce keeps it moist. Once you make a big batch of this kitchen, you can put it on tostadas, in tacos, or on a salad and eat it during the week in a pinch. While it… Continue reading Easy batch recipes: Chicken Tinga with Brown Rice