Beans

Healthy Budget Friendly Recipe -Crock Pot Chicken Chili

Healthy Budget Friendly Recipe -Crock Pot Chicken Chili

Chicken Chili – A Cheap Meal You Can Make on a Budget This chili costs less than $3. To save even more dough, you can use dried beans instead of canned. Chili is also a winter staple for our…

Master Pantry and Freezer Mixes: Homemade Refried Beans

Master Pantry and Freezer Mixes: Homemade Refried Beans

  One way to save money on groceries is to always have certain staples in your pantry like beans and rice. They are both great fillers for any meal.  They are a great source of protein,…

Beans Make For Frugal Family Meals

Beans Make For Frugal Family Meals

Beans are a great asset to the frugal kitchen. Keep several pounds on hand for a cheap protein and a delicious frugal family meal.   I always have a variety of dried beans on hand to cook with in…

Gallo Pinto Recipe (beans and rice)

Gallo Pinto Recipe (beans and rice)

Today’s recipe ingredient topic, is Lizano “Salsa” Sauce. Last month, I mentioned my boss went to Costa Rica for her nephew’s wedding. She came back talking about a beans and rice dish that she…

Slow Cooker Black Beans And Ham

Slow Cooker Black Beans And Ham

Today was an exciting day here in the Sierra Foothills. Nevada City celebrated the visit of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California for the very first time. This is the largest cycling event in…