Eating on a Budget – Sarah's Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:05:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Campfire Granola http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/07/27/campfire-granola/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/07/27/campfire-granola/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:49:31 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=15326 What’s for breakfast? Lately I have been digging into fruit and yogurt parfaits with homemade granola. But my homemade granola isn’t your usual sort. Old fashioned oats. Walnuts. Graham crackers. Raisins. Egg white. Honey. These are the ingredients that come together to make a sweet, crisp granola that’s perfect for topping your favorite yogurt, ice...

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Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Pickled Carrots and Freekeh http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/23/roasted-vegetable-bowl-with-pickled-carrots-and-freekeh/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/23/roasted-vegetable-bowl-with-pickled-carrots-and-freekeh/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:25:42 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14487 Love veggie bowls? Forget the rice and instead dig into this Warm Vegetable Bowl with Pickled Carrots and Freekeh. When I accepted my job last spring, I knew that our office would be moving soon. Last month, it finally happened. Now situated in the heart of downtown in our fair city, we’re in the center...

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25 Easy Chicken Drumstick Recipes for Dinner Tonight http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/22/25-easy-chicken-drumstick-recipes-dinner-tonight/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/22/25-easy-chicken-drumstick-recipes-dinner-tonight/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:51:27 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13821 From crunchy oven fried chicken to grilled garlic parmesan chicken to hoisin glazed chicken, these 25 easy chicken drumstick recipes are creative and tasty. Why not try one for dinner tonight? Once upon a time, I hated routines. The monotony of doing the same thing the same way was maddening to me. But the busier we...

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Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/21/meal-planning-18-beef-recipes-interesting-facts-beef/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/21/meal-planning-18-beef-recipes-interesting-facts-beef/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:40:44 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13828 Looking for some beefy inspiration for dinner tonight? These 18 beef recipes and some tips will help make dinnertime easy. This post was sponsored by The Beef Checkoff Program via The Motherhood, but all opinions are my own. A perfectly grilled steak. Some roasted asparagus. Maybe a baked potato dressed with cheddar and bacon. There’s...

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Working Mom’s Notebook: 15 Recipes with Five Ingredients or Less http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/01/15-recipes-with-five-ingredients-or-less/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/01/15-recipes-with-five-ingredients-or-less/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:16:20 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13730 Does your life feel like a marathon some days? Mine does. But armed with quick and easy recipes with five ingredients or less, dinner doesn’t have to add to the stress. Let’s face it: Days can be so unpredictable. Yesterday, I had the best intentions of coming home and whipping up a lasagna. The ingredients...

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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/09/04/30-slow-cooker-soup-stew-chili-recipes/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/09/04/30-slow-cooker-soup-stew-chili-recipes/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:05:05 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13703 With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord...

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No-Fuss Meal Additions http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/25/no-fuss-meal-additions/ Wed, 26 Jun 2013 02:54:47 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=10481 Tonight, I set a cutting board with cheese and a little bowl of strawberries on our dinner table. I swear, the kids would have eaten it all, if I let them. Sometimes easy, no-fuss sides like this are the best treat of all — both for me, who threw it together in seconds, and for...

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Simplest Summer Vegetable Miso Noodle Soup http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/19/simplest-summer-vegetable-miso-soup/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/19/simplest-summer-vegetable-miso-soup/#comments Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:14:42 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=10426 Our local farmers market opened for the season yesterday (finally!). It used to be an all-organic market that was held just down the street from me. Just minutes away, it was tucked away in the parking lot of a local church. Then it moved a little downtown then a little across town. Throw in a...

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Cucumber, Carrot and Edamame Salad http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/01/24/cucumber-carrot-and-edamame-salad/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/01/24/cucumber-carrot-and-edamame-salad/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:54:26 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=9355 There is so much good all around us, if we only take the time to see it. Goodness is bright and beautiful. It fills us up and reminds us that we aren’t alone. That’s such an important thing. Good was in the Christmas cards that arrived, sharing the kindest of well wishes in the aftermath...

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/01/21/broccoli-cheddar-soup/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/01/21/broccoli-cheddar-soup/#comments Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:15:20 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=9339 I wish I could gaze into a crystal ball and see the future, perhaps six months from now. I wish I could see that the progress we’ve made means something and our efforts — the talking, the patience, the healing books and the one-footstep-in-front-of-another philosophy — is working and will land our family and community...

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