background preloader

Dirt Cheap Recipes

Dirt Cheap Recipes

good for you breakfast loaf « Haute Box March 23, 2011 by allison n Raise your hand if you enjoy a warm slice chunk of quick bread in the morning or as a snack? Maybe it’s banana nut bread, blueberry bread, cinnamon swirl bread or pumpkin chocolate chip bread. My sweet tooth is growing just typing this. Here’s the buzz-kill….quick breads are notorious for being unhealthy…full of fat and sugar. Yipes! Guess what…Not this quick bread! This loaf contains only 1 tablespoon of oil AND zero butter and eggs. Good for you Breakfast LoafInspired by this recipe Print Recipe - 1 cup rolled oats - 1 cup whole wheat all-purpose flour - 2 tsp baking powder - 1/2 tsp sea salt - 11/2 Tbls honey, maple syrup or agave syrup - 1 Tbls canola oil - 1 cup 1% or nonfat milk Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grind oatmeal in a food processor or blender. Like this: Like Loading...

85+ Recipes For Home Canning: {Fruits & Vegetables} Today’s Recipe Hit List is a handy reference sheet listing dozens of different tutorials and recipes for canning assorted fruits and vegetables. I’ve handpicked these from around the net and focused on featuring those that are for long term storage (though there are a small number that go straight to the refrigerator, these are noted). It's Satisfying To Stock Up The Pantry With Canned Goods This collection highlights garden fresh produce that is pickled, packed in syrups or just in water and I’ve sorted them alphabetically (by vegetable or fruit item) so it will be easy to find what you’re looking for. If you’re more interested in jams, jellies and spreads, many have been already organized on other pages here (with some fruit butters and sauces referenced in the main alphabetical list below): Note: As with all the tips and lists here on Tipnut, this page will be updated as I come across new goodies so you may want to bookmark this page for reference. Apples: Asparagus: Beets: Cabbage: Carrots:

cooking conversions Organic Authority.com: Make Your Own Pumpkin Butter (and a List of Ways to Enjoy It) Written by Kimberley Stakal Get ready to make one of the single most dee-licious fall recipes this week: Pumpkin butter! It's not butter, and it doesn't contain any butter, and actually, it's completely vegan! For those of you who've never had pumpkin butter before, you're pretty much guaranteed to love it... unless you don't go for things that are completely scrumptious, that is. •Stir into yogurt, kefir or a fall parfait in place of jam or sweetened fruit •Use in place of oil or butter in a cake, bread or muffin recipe to cut back on fat and pump up the fall flava'. Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter Makes about 3 cups Ingredients One (15-ounce) can pure pumpkin purée (or 1 small, 1 ½ pound pumpkin) ½ cup apple cider ½ cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice Pinch sea salt Method 1. 2. 3.

Pierogi Lasagna | WBNG-TV: News, Sports and Weather Binghamton, New York | Lifestyle Source: Mr. Food Ingredients What's the surprise ingredient between our layers of lasagna noodles? Ingredients 12 lasagna noodles 1/3 cup vegetable oil 5 medium-sized onions, finely chopped (about 3 cups) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese 6 cups warm seasoned mashed potatoes, store-bought or homemade Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Note: You might want to add a few cooked sliced mushrooms to the potatoes, or maybe a cup of well-drained sauerkraut. We went crazy for this when our test kitchen gave us a taste!

Make Your Own Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo &8230; Why spend a lot of money this summer on condiments from the grocery store that are, in most cases, loaded with corn syrup, artificial flavors, and preservatives? It’s easy to make your own ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, and more right at home with ingredients you probably already have. Here are a few simple recipes for these favorite summer cookout staples: Homemade Ketchup Ingredients: 1 (28-oz) can whole tomatoes in purée 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Blend tomatoes and purée from the can in a blender until smooth. Homemade Mustard Ingredients: 1/2 cup dry mustard 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup water 2 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 3 teaspoons cornstarch Directions: Dissolve mustard in vinegar. Directions: In a small bowl, beat together egg yolks, salt, mustard, sugar, pepper, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice, until very thick and pale yellow.

Creamy Garlic Alfredo Sauce {My Go-To Dinner Saver!} I am not (not!) exaggerating when I say this quick, creamy garlic alfredo sauce has changed how I view non-dinner nights. You know. Those nights when dinner just ain’t happening. Too many things going on. Too lazy (who, me??). The problem is, on nights like that, I just can’t handle the thought of dinner approaching and knowing I’m going to have to scrounge up something my kids will eat but I’ll probably find gag-worthy. Enter this sauce. We’ve made this no less than 10 times in the last month, and I have never, and I mean never, seen my kids gobble up anything so quickly. Embarrassingly, I have to admit, this sauce is even on the menu this week. Creamy Garlic Alfredo Sauce Note: I've only ever used 1% milk in this sauce and it works great for our tastes. Ingredients Directions In a medium pot or skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Printed from Mel's Kitchen Cafe (www.melskitchencafe.com)

Lasagna Soup Lasagna Soup This Lasagna Soup is truly like lasagna in a bowl. The flavors are lovely. With spring officially arriving last weekend, this house could pretty much assume that soup would be a rarity for a few months. But just as soon as spring finally decided to peek out, it disappeared. Gone. Nowhere to be found. When we awoke Wednesday morning, it was to the broadcast of yet another winter storm warning. But you know the saying…“if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em”… So I made soup! I found this Lasagna Soup recipe in our local Kowalski’s Markets magazine, originally from the cookbook 300 Sensational Soups. The soup is truly like lasagna in a bowl. I substituted mafalda pasta for the recipe’s fusilli, because aren’t they just the cutest mini lasagna looking noodles you ever did see? And after picking up 300 Sensational Soups, I know I will be trying more recipes from this book. But, next week, folks…I promise you’ll be seeing spring around here. Lasagna Soup Ingredients: for the soup: Directions:

Related: