Meal Prep: Spiced Chicken Breast with Herb Roasted Potatoes, and Green Beans

Meal prepping is something I do whenever I am going to be very busy or unable to cook for a few days time. This is something that allows me to portion my meals and control how much food I’m eating, save a considerable amount of money by dining out less, and keep my cooking skillsContinue reading “Meal Prep: Spiced Chicken Breast with Herb Roasted Potatoes, and Green Beans”

Video Demo: Carrot Soup with Ginger, Chile, and Fish Sauce

Another simple fall/winter soup recipe demo video. Carrots are relatively cheap so this is an approachable low budget option. Fish sauce is one of those ingredients that makes a dish stand out but is hard for people to identify. I like to use it as my secret ingredient. I have garnished with sour cream andContinue reading “Video Demo: Carrot Soup with Ginger, Chile, and Fish Sauce”

Recipe: Starbucks Pumpkin Cream

This cream is a great fall sweetener for your cold brew as well as hot brewed coffee. Starbucks charges over $5 for their pumpkin cold brew, and while it is delicious, that’s too much for me! So, I figured it couldn’t be that difficult to make my own pumpkin cream, and my own coffee andContinue reading “Recipe: Starbucks Pumpkin Cream”

Cooking on a budget: Oven roasted potatoes.

Potatoes are one of the most versatile foods you can cook. There are hundreds of applications you can apply for texture, or flavor. The best part of cooking with potatoes is that they are extremely cheap so they’re a great option if you’re looking for some low budget meal prep. The other benefit to roastingContinue reading “Cooking on a budget: Oven roasted potatoes.”

Quick Camping Trip Meal Prep

Here on the left is a braised chicken dish I’ve made with an organic chicken. Dark meats braise better than white meats, but I shredded everything so either way it is all the same to me. I had put it into the pint containers and frozen it. This will fit better into the cooler andContinue reading “Quick Camping Trip Meal Prep”

Braised Beef Stew with Red Wine Sauce

To begin, purchase a high quality chuck roast from your local supermarket. I get mine from whole foods. Sure, it is more expensive, but the quality is much much better. They way I justify this is if I can get 5 or 6 meals out of this recipe, my food cost is quite low inContinue reading “Braised Beef Stew with Red Wine Sauce”

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