Budget Cooking...Comfort & Gourmet!


Sunday, December 14, 2008

Homemade Pizza VIDEO

My family spends $30 in one trip to Pizza Hut. When I make pizza @ home, I can make 4 or 5 pizzas for less than $7!

One Pizza In The Oven

A Cheeseless Pizza for my MilkProtein Allergic Daughter

A Couple of Pizzas Cooling on Racks


Save $ by preparing this snack in advance of running errands.

This will give you energy without that crash that a candybar would give you. You won't be STARVING til ur next meal b/c of the protein. SuperSnack is jam packed with Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5,Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Boron, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Tryptophan, Copper, Zinc. A great source of protein. The Good Fats help your metabolism. Work it out!

Baked WholeGrain Rotini & Cheese

Baked with Paprika Sprinkled On Top

A special video for my cunado Harold & my YT f...
A special video for my cunado Harold
& my YT friend Netha.

1 box Whole Grain Rotini
8 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese
8 oz Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
8 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
1/2 stick margerine or butter
about a cup of milk or cream
2 eggs

baking time...ideally 1/2 hour @ 350 degrees. You may have to cover your dish w/ aluminum foil if it is situated close to the element so it won't be burnt on top


Middle Eastern Spread.
Packed with Folate, Vitamin B6, & Zinc.
A great source of protein.
Step by step instructions on how to make this favorite!
Be good to your body & it will be good to you


1 can chick peas (garbanzos)
2 garlic cloves pressed
1 tbsp ground cumin
1/4c lemon juice
1/4c olive oil
3tbsp tahini paste (you can use more if you want it more creamy)

serve w/ crudites or pita bread triangles. YUM!

Smoothie Time

Step by step recipe for Orange Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie!

Veggie StirFry with Brown Rice

Preparing a veggie stirfry with brown rice can be done with minimal effort & time.
You'll definitely be satisfied & feel good about having great nutrition.
Many times, you can prepare a quick stirfry with veggies on hand. Enjoy!


1/3 cup cooking oil
1" piece fresh ginger root
2 cloves fresh garlic pressed
2 broccoli crowns
4 carrots sliced
4 ribs celery sliced
1 medium yellow onion
1 bunch scallions

Finishing Sauce
1/4tsp ginger powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp paprika
1 tsp corn starch or arrow root
1/3 cup or 3-4 pkts soy sauce

brown rice (2-3 cups) use the rice cooker to save time

this made enough for a family of 5. everyone was FULL!

Salisbury TurkeySteak Dinner