Taco Egg Rolls

Southwest Egg Rolls are what’s for dinner! It’s a great way to use up any extra taco meat you have in the fridge. I made a lot so I can freeze some and pop them in my Air Fryer on busy days. Kids LOVE these just as much as adults do and they disappear fast!Continue reading “Taco Egg Rolls”

Mushroom & Leek Soup

It’s pretty chilly, so this amazing soup really helped fight off the cold. Homemade soup is so much richer and more flavorful than the canned variety. Plus, the leftovers make an amazing tuna casserole. ❤️ Mushroom & Leek Soup Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 1 Hour 1 lb Mushrooms; chopped 1 medium Onion; chopped 3 clovesContinue reading “Mushroom & Leek Soup”

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut

One of my favorite dishes growing up was Kielbasa and Sauerkraut. I add half a teaspoon of honey to cut through some of the bitterness and the caramelized onions help with that too. Fermented food is so good for you and I used turkey kielbasa, which has half the calories of beef or pork. ItContinue reading “Kielbasa and Sauerkraut”

Air Fryer Rowdy Ranch Chicken Wings

Battle of the air fryers! Chicken Wing Edition! GoWise Air Fryer Bundle (Walmart $70) Oster All-In-One (Fred Meyers clearances at $50) I’m going to be focusing on healthier meals for a while so I can lose my Pandemic Pudge. 😂 I’m calling these Rowdy Ranch Wings. The GoWise definitely won, hands down. The wings cookedContinue reading “Air Fryer Rowdy Ranch Chicken Wings”

Chicken & Vegetable Curry

Day 36 of the #PantryChallenge  I had a lot of the Curried Sweet Potato Soup I made last night left over so I repurposed it. Chicken & Vegetable Curry is what’s for dinner! I normally add cauliflower, sugar snap peas and zucchini but didn’t have any on hand.  Chicken & Vegetable Curry Servings: 5 CookingContinue reading “Chicken & Vegetable Curry”

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Day 25 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge Another quick dinner before heading back to work. I’ve never been more excited for a lettuce wrap in my life. 😂 I had to start buying fresh produce again and I feel SO much better for it. The lettuce and celery were $1.20 and I only used aboutContinue reading “Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps”

Baked Bean Burgers

Day 13 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I had to run errands on my lunch/dinner so I couldn’t get home to eat. Finally home and whipped up a few quick burgers. As a kid I used my burger to scoop up the beans, but now I just pile it right on top. 😂 Served withContinue reading “Baked Bean Burgers”

Leftover Thanksgiving Meatloaf Sandwiches

Day 6 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I can’t be the only one who looks forward to Meatloaf Sandwiches the day after making meatloaf for dinner. 😂 Served with minced potato fritters and a homemade sweet horseradish sauce. Yeah, they’re just air fried tater-tots and Bloomin’ Onion Sauce… 😂  Leftover Thanksgiving Meatloaf Sandwiches Servings: 2Continue reading “Leftover Thanksgiving Meatloaf Sandwiches”

“Tokyo Joes” Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls

Day 14 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge⁠⁠ 2 weeks in and I’ve saved around $400! One of my favorite restaurants I frequented VERY regularly over the 14 years I lived in Colorado was Tokyo Joes. I miss their Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls. I’ve been making my own for 6 years now and they’reContinue reading ““Tokyo Joes” Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls”

Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus

Day 12 of my 8 week #PantryChallengeMy family never seems to eat the wings off of our Thanksgiving turkey. I’m totally ok with that! It means I can make these bad boys! Buffalo Turkey Wings or Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus. It’s Latin, I swear! 😂 I air fry them, and since they are already cooked throughContinue reading “Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus”