Meal Plan Monday – Week 2

Links (highlighted in red) are to the recipes I am making this week. The recipes I’m using come directly from my personal recipe book page on the Plan to Eat website. Monday-Sunday Dinner (M) One Pot Homemade Cheeseburger Helper, Steamed Mixed Vegetables (T) One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta, Steamed Green Beans Chili, Frito Scoops, Sour … More Meal Plan Monday – Week 2

One Pot Pastalaya

Pastalaya pronounced pasta-lie-a (like jambalaya) is a cross between a pasta dish and jambalaya (the Cajun sausage and rice dish). Is that confusing enough? No matter Pastalaya is delicious! My family devours it, even in its whole food incarnation with whole wheat penne pasta. Pastalaya (slightly adapted from Budget Bytes) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 12-ounce package nitrate … More One Pot Pastalaya

Red Beans and Rice

I have been making Red Beans and Rice since I got married 30+ years ago. It is delicious, economical, and all ages love it. An adaptation of a Cajun classic! Red Beans and Rice Ingredients: 1 pound dried red beans 4 cups water 4 cups chicken stock 24 ounces (two 12-ounce packages) nitrite free Andouille sausage 1 onion, diced … More Red Beans and Rice