Here's an idea for you! It's a super simple way to prepare chicken breasts in a creamy sauce without the worry of over-cooking or burning the chicken breasts. Since I find Alfredo sauce from a jar to be pretty bland, I mixed it with Italian salad dressing - an ingredient Maggie from smashedpeasandcarrots.com uses in … Continue reading Two Chicken Breasts, a Jar of Alfredo Sauce and a Crock-Pot. Now what?
When I was an undergrad at McMaster University, there was a graduate student hangout on the edge of campus called The Phoenix. We undergrads would typically only go there to shoot pool if the line-up for the campus bar, located in the basement of the same building, was ridiculously long. The Phoenix has since moved to a … Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Salad with Frank’s Red Hot Dressing
Maybe it’s the sugar, or it could be the salt. In either case, a few spoonful's of this Chinese sauce instantly adds flavor to your stir-fries, barbecue and wraps. Not as popular as ketchup, soy sauce or mayo, and doesn’t have the rock star status of Sriracha - I’ve never seen anyone wearing a Hoisin … Continue reading Stock It and Rock It! – Hoisin Sauce
My new cookbook 15-Minute Money Saving Meals for Students goes on sale today! If you’re even vaguely considering getting a copy, but are on the fence, this post provides the skinny on what you'll find inside. Then you can see if this book is for you. Deal? The Cookbook I Would Have Given Myself for … Continue reading 15-Minute Money Saving Meals for Students Book Release
It's Friday! Time to scan the cavernous depths of my fridge for leftovers. Hmmm....what do we have here? A bowl half-filled with leftover macaroni and cheese. Not exactly appetizing to the eyes. Let's see what we can do to make it look, and taste, more interesting! Let's Make a Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich! I … Continue reading Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich with Barbecue Sauce: Look in the Fridge Friday
Level of Effort: Easy Cost of Ingredients: $1.44 Nutrition Info (1 half): 189 calories, 8.4 g fat, 9.2 g protein, 3.7 g fiber, 19 g carbs Chelsea over at The College Crumb recently asked a great question on her blog. She was interested in knowing how her readers dealt with eating poorly during stressful times (a.k.a. mid-terms). It made me … Continue reading Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins: Microwave Monday