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”

Old Bay Soda Battered Onion Rings

The side dish from day 4 of my #pantrychallenge⁠⁠ The Old Bay Onions Rings I made as a midnight snack last night and the side for the Baked Buffalo Drumsticks! I was concerned that the Sprite would make them too sweet, but I was so wrong. They were so stinking good! It fried up asContinue reading “Old Bay Soda Battered Onion Rings”

Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf

Day 5 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge. Because can you really have too much Thanksgiving dinner? Especially if it makes an amazing sandwich for lunch the next day. Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf with Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Stuffing, buttered biscuit Cheesy Garlic Corn Bake and Buttered Peas. I know a lotContinue reading “Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf”

Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Day 4 of my 8 week #pantrychallenge and I’ve already strayed from the menu. But they’re more like guidelines, right? I really wanted Buffalo Wings, but the rules of the challenge and my wallet say no. I did have some chicken drumsticks in my freezer, though! They turned out crispy and delicious! Half Buffalo Drums,Continue reading “Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks”

Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwiches

Day 2 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge using ingredients from my pantry, fridge and freezer. No shopping and no new groceries. Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwiches served with Garlic Herb Fries and homemade Coleslaw. Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwiches Servings: 3 Cooking Time: 1 Hour Chicken 3 Chicken Breasts 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1 cup Flour 1 cupContinue reading “Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwiches”