Good and Cheap Cookbook

Good and Cheap Cookbook by Leanne Brown The best health advice is simple: eat fruits and vegetables. Many American cookbooks rely on meat as the central feature of a meal. My recipes celebrate the vegetables rather than the meat.  My intent was to create satisfying food that doesn’t require you to supplement your meals with cheap…

Zucchini, Beef and Pasta

Zucchini, Beef and Pasta 1 lb. ground beef, brown and drain 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped Sauté onion and garlic with browned and drained beef. Add the following ingredients to beef and onion mixture – cover and cook on low until pasta is done, stirring occasionally — 15 to 20 minutes 1…

Yaki Soba Noodles

Yaki Soba Noodles Rinse and drain 2 containers of Reser’s chicken salad. Cook spaghetti or yaki soba noodles and rinse until cold. Sauté any chopped veggies desirable, only until tender-crisp: Carrots, onions, celery, red or green peppers, zucchini, broccoli, garlic (opt.), bamboo shoots, sliced water chestnuts. Sauce – Whisk together: ¼ c. ketchup ¼ c.…

The Best Pizza Ever … Yours

The Best Pizza Ever … Yours Preheat oven to 425 degrees Crust: Homemade Store purchased Gleaner crust Pita bread Focaccia French Bread English Muffins Meat Toppings: Pepperoni Sausage *Homemade or store bought Chicken (cooked) Ham (any) Hamburger (cooked and drained) Sauce Spaghetti Sauce (canned) Homemade Pizza sauce Ranch Dressing Pesto Cheese: Mozzarella Parmesan Cheddar If…

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes 1 lb. ground turkey or beef 1 med – large onion 1 med bell pepper chopped fine 1 c. ketsup ¼ c. cider vinegar 1/3 c. brown sugar 2 T. reg. yellow mustard 2 tsp. chili powder 1/3 c. oatbran or wheat germ (opt.) salt and pepper to taste In a medium skillet,…

“Mock” – N – Cheese

“Mock”-N-Cheese 1 head cauliflower ½ c. heavy cream or milk ½ tsp. Dijon mustard ¾ c. cheddar cheese, shredded (save ¼ c. for top) 1/8 tsp. garlic powder salt and pepper to taste ¼ c. cooked brown rice Cook cauliflower florets 5 minutes in boiling water. If using milk, puree with rice until smooth. Warm…