Tag: Menu

May 2017 Menu Plan | $262 For 31 Days of Kid-Friendly Dinners

May 2017 Menu Plan | $262 For 31 Days of Kid-Friendly Dinners

Happy May!  May’s Menu is loaded with spring inspired dinners that won’t break the bank.  I’ve also included a special Mother’s Day recipe for Cedar Plank Salmon with Strawberry Salsa that I am super excited to share!  And “May The 4th Be With You” with […]

April’s Budget Menu Plan Will Put A “Spring” In Your Step!  $231 for 30 Days of Dinners with Free Grocery Lists and Recipes

April’s Budget Menu Plan Will Put A “Spring” In Your Step! $231 for 30 Days of Dinners with Free Grocery Lists and Recipes

It’s spring, and hopefully will stay that way!  Unless you live here in Colorado, then you’re really not safe until June!  I love spring, the weather is warm, plants and flowers are starting to grow, the trees are flowering, and fresh produce is finally hitting […]

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Pierogies have always been one of my favorite dinners.  Especially when they are cooked with sweet caramelized onions and bacon like in this easy 30 minute recipe. I wish that I had a good story about these pierogies, like they came from my great grandma […]

Kid-Friendly Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Kid-Friendly Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

If my time working at the daycare taught me anything, it was this: 1.  Kids like casseroles and, 2.  Even the pickiest of eaters LOVE tater tots  Thus… Tater Tot Casserole. I was actually scared to death the first time I made this, just like […]

Christmas Dinner For 8 For $51.69 Using Walmart Grocery To Go | How To Plan Christmas Dinner On A Budget | FREE Meal Planning Printables and Easy Christmas Dinner Recipes | Mom’s Bistro #ChristmasMadeEasy #WalmartGrocery

Christmas Dinner For 8 For $51.69 Using Walmart Grocery To Go | How To Plan Christmas Dinner On A Budget | FREE Meal Planning Printables and Easy Christmas Dinner Recipes | Mom’s Bistro #ChristmasMadeEasy #WalmartGrocery

For a more recent Christmas menu, click here. I’m sure by now that planning for Christmas is already on your mind.  You’ve probably ordered your Christmas cards, made your gift list, put up the tree and have started planning for guests.  It seems like with […]

A Month of Kid-Friendly Dinners On A Budget | One Month Printable Meal Plan with Grocery List #whatsfordinner

A Month of Kid-Friendly Dinners On A Budget | One Month Printable Meal Plan with Grocery List #whatsfordinner

Can you believe that it is already November?  November is my favorite month, I’m not a huge fan of the weather here in Colorado, but there is Thanksgiving!  This November, if you haven’t signed up yet, enter your name and email address over on the […]

Food Stamp Challenge 2014 – #SNAPChallenge

Food Stamp Challenge 2014 – #SNAPChallenge

September is Hunger Action Month.  Like I do every year, myself, and my hubby Dr. Dale Zagiba along with our son, Anthony are participating in the Food Stamp (SNAP) Challenge to raise awareness for hunger in our community.  It is a part of our month […]

Ultimate Kid Approved Menu – Kid Friendly Meals – A Week of Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snack Ideas

Ultimate Kid Approved Menu – Kid Friendly Meals – A Week of Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snack Ideas

These recipes are my most-loved by the kids at my school.  There are a ton of opportunities to add more veggies to your kids diet in the meals that they love the most!  What is your kids favorite meal?   Want more kid-approved meals?  Scroll […]

Budget Meal Plan – A Month of Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks) for $171.15

Budget Meal Plan – A Month of Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks) for $171.15

November already! Have you started planning your Thanksgiving menu?  Subscribe to my blog (<— right over there, on the left), and you’ll get an exclusive guide to Thanksgiving with recipes, menu plans for all different tastes, a game plan and a grocery list.  It’s everything […]

Menu Plan:  Sunday, September 1

Menu Plan: Sunday, September 1

The first day of our menu!  Today, I used a two frozen chicken legs for lunch that I had leftover from last month’s menu, and budget.  Other than that, I used everything that I purchased for this months menu. Today’s menu consisted of: Breakfast: Strawberry […]

A Month of Meals on a Budget – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for $141.27

A Month of Meals on a Budget – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for $141.27

*This post is from September 2013 and many of the links are either broken, or have been updated since.  For a more recent menu plan and grocery list click here! I have been working on a menu for about a week now, and figuring out […]

MENU PLAN – Spring Menu, London Broil, Salad, Risotto & Strawberry Rhubarb Dessert

MENU PLAN – Spring Menu, London Broil, Salad, Risotto & Strawberry Rhubarb Dessert

entree grilled london broil >london broil > marinated in: – red wine – red wine vinegar – salt and pepper – worcestershire sauce – 2-3 cloves of garlic, smashed – 1/2 onion, sliced – oil mushroom risotto > with beef and mushroom stock > fresh mushrooms […]

Weekly Menu – April 16 – 22, 2012

Weekly Menu – April 16 – 22, 2012

* needs to be updated Monday: Left Overs Tuesday: Grilled Chicken Legs with Quinoa Cakes Wednesday: Eastern North Carolina Style BBQ Pork Thursday: Chicken Noodle Soup and Salad Friday: Date Night! Saturday: Left Overs Sunday: Roast Chicken with Rice

Grocery Budget Roundup Check In!

Grocery Budget Roundup Check In!

Hey Y’all! We’ve been doing the grocery budget roundup for about three weeks now.  How is it going for you?  We’re doing pretty good over here I must say. Last weekend wasn’t my best.  We ended up spending a little more money than we wanted […]