dinner, Pantry Challenge, Pasta, pasta, Recipes

Sundried Tomato Garlic Noodles – A pantry meal (Vegetarian)

My aunt came into town and helped me rearrange my pantry. Once I knew what was in my pantry, it was easy to decide what to make for dinner. I had some Pasta Roni's Butter and Garlic noodles, sundried tomatoes, black olives, chickpeas, and canned chicken in the pantry. What could I make for dinner?… Continue reading Sundried Tomato Garlic Noodles – A pantry meal (Vegetarian)

easy, Pantry Challenge, Side Dishes

Buttered Noodles

This is one of my family's favorite side dishes.  When I make them, I get a yeah.  The Wee One especially loves it when I serve either corn, peas, or mixed veggies with it because he will mix the veggies with the noodles.  His dad also mixes his veggies with his rice and noodles so… Continue reading Buttered Noodles

Pantry Challenge, Recipes, Side Dishes

Roasted Potatoes

I've been working on perfecting this side dish for years.  I've finally found the best method to make tasty potatoes that are cooked all the way through and have crispy on the outside. I cut each potato into 16 pieces so they cook up faster. Roasted Potatoes Stars of the recipe: small potatoes (We like yellow potatoes.),… Continue reading Roasted Potatoes

Cookies, Dessert, Holiday/Christmas, Pantry Challenge, Recipes

Peanut Butter Cups Chocolate Cookies

I love cookies.  They are one of my favorite desserts.  Like a Lay's Chip, you can't eat just one. So last week, when Cookies and Cups posted a recipe for Peanut Butter Cups Chocolate Cookies, I knew I needed to try it so I can put it in my growing cookie recipe "file."  These cookies… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cups Chocolate Cookies

Dessert, Pantry Challenge, Recipes

Easy No Bake Cheesecake

All you need is five ingredients ~ six if you include the topping.  So it's perfect for the pantry challenge. I found this recipe while various blogs were having a countdown to 2012.  Each day they were posting their top recipes in different catergories.  Recipe Shoebox listed this as one their top recipes in the dessert catergory.  It… Continue reading Easy No Bake Cheesecake

Pantry Challenge

Pantry Challenge Recipes

Here are some recipes that can be made from items in your pantry. Breakfasts Instant Oatmeal Mix  - Add any add in you want and you have a delicious breakfast Fruit Smoothie - Use any frozen fruit you have on hand, juice, and even any yogurt.  Be as creative as you like. Lunch: Sloppy Joes - As long… Continue reading Pantry Challenge Recipes

Eat at home ingredient spotlight, Ethnic, Main Dish, Mexican, Pantry Challenge, Recipes

Taco Crescent Bake

Another recipe, I found on Menus4Moms website.  It is easy to put together especially if you use taco seasoned ground beef that you have already cooked and then froze. My picky hubby was surprised with how delicious this recipe was and how it didn't taste too tacoey (made up word).  He does not like some… Continue reading Taco Crescent Bake