ready in about 40 minutes; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • water
  • canola oil
  • chopped red onion
  • minced fresh cilantro
  • tostada shells
  • shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend

*Raisins are the more economical choice here (golden or purple raisins), but I happened to have dried apricots on hand so I used those instead of buying raisins specifically for this recipe.

ready in about 50 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • yellow onion
  • fresh grated ginger
  • carrots
  • brown lentils
  • tomato paste
  • chopped dried apricots or raisins*
serves 3
You might need to buy:
  • cooking spray
  • ground pepper
  • salt
  • parmesean cheese
  • Arborio rice
  • chicken broth
  • water
  • chopped pancetta
ready in about an hour and 10 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • chicken broth
  • chicken bullion cube
  • peeled and chopped potato
  • diced onion
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • butter
  • Rotisserie chicken deboned and cubed
  • flour
  • heavy cream
  • bag of frozen mixed veggie
  • frozen pie crust
  • eggs beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
ready in about 50 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • mayonanaise
  • lime juice
  • yellow or red onion/diced
  • green bell pepper/diced
  • garlic
  • chives
  • 1lb small shrimp/peeled and deveined
  • avocado
  • paprika
  • Sazon Goya coriander and annatto
  • Old Bay seasoing
  • salt
  • pico de gallo
  • sriracha
  • cooked white rice
  • black pepper
  • olive oil
  • shredded mexican cheese

Delicious with or without the alphabets. All ingredients can me mixed out with what you have on hand. Use frozen or fresh onion if desired. Mural of Flavor is a Penzies brand spice blend, yummy but not necessary.

ready in about 30 minutes; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • beef broth
  • bag frozen meatballs
  • bag frozen soup mix
  • crushed garlic
  • crushed tomato
  • Great Northern beans
  • corn
  • sage
  • Mural of Flavor
  • dried onion
  • dried alphabet letter pasta
ready in about 35 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • spinach
  • pepper

Read recipe through before start. Cut and drain tomatoes well in advance (2 hours).

ready in about an hour and 5 minutes; serves 8
You might need to buy:
  • Roma tomatoes or 4 medium tomatoes
  • loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • garlic
  • mayonnaise
  • ground white pepper

May serve over Pasta if so desired.

ready in about an hour; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • Fresh Pesto Sauce
  • ⅓ cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • grated fresh parmesan cheese
  • pine nuts
  • serve
  • small pasta shells

I use flour tortilla’s …any fun flavor. I individually stuff and roll flour tortillas …. easy and serves better.

ready in about an hour; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • fresh corn
  • nonfat refried beans
  • chopped fresh cilantro