5 Minute Black Beans and Rice

  Instructions to make 5 Minute Black Beans and Rice 1 1/2 cup black beans 1 1/2 cup rice 3 cups broth (I use chicken broth) 1 can diced tomatoes Dump all ingredients into a rice cooker. Set to cook until all liquid is absorbed (varies depending on your rice cooker)   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read!   Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, it is easy, Read more [...]

Greek Ramen Noodle Salad

    Try this easy budget friendly Greek Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe.  Ramen noodles have been known for years as the “I am broke food,” just because you may need to be frugal doesn’t mean it has to taste bad. You can jazz up Ramen Noodles in many different and stick to a budget friendly price. They only cost ten to fifteen cents a package when they are on sale at most supermarkets. We will continue to add delicious Ramen Noodle recipes as we find them. Ingredients: 2 packages of  Read more [...]

Tangy Fruit and Rice

  Ingredients 1/2 cup brown rice, cooked 1 cup pineapple tidbits, or diced pineapple 1 cup corn (thawed, fresh, or canned) 2 red bell peppers (or 1 cup chopped) Dressing 2 TBL Oil of choice 1 TBL Soy sauce (low sodium) 1 garlic clove 1 teaspoon ginger root, grated   Instructions Combine rice, pineapple, corn, and red peppers into a bowl. Combine ingredients for dressing in a separate bowl. Pour dressing over rice mixture   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Read more [...]

Golden Risotto- Vitamin A Superstar!

Golden Risotto Recipe 1 TBL olive oil 2 cups chopped carrots Heat olive oil and carrots in a medium saucepan.  Sauté carrots until they are tender, then add 1 cup white rice (I have not tried this with brown rice) Mix uncooked rice in with olive oil and carrots and cook 2-3 more minutes.  Then add 1/2 cup chicken broth Stir broth into rice until liquid is half absorbed.  In bowl, combine another 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth 1 cup carrot juice 1/2 cup water 1/4 tsp. salt Stir in Read more [...]

Bird’s Nest Springtime Lunch for Kids

  Ingredients for a wonderful Bird’s Nest Springtime Lunch for Kids   1 cup instant brown rice 1 1/4 cup water 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 cup beans (kidney or black)   Instructions   In microwave safe dish, or on the stove top, combine rice, water, and seasonings. Cook until all water is absorbed. (about 10 minutes in microwave, or 40-50 minutes on stove top) While rice is still warm, scoop into plastic wrap in order to shape into a ball.    Take Read more [...]

Spinach Noodles

  Ingredients 1 cup fresh spinach 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 more cup flour 1 egg 1/4 cup water   Instructions Pulse spinach, 1 cup flour and salt into a food processor until powder is formed. Mix the rest of the ingredients together until a dough is formed. Roll out onto counter with flour and a rolling pin as thin as possible. Boil in broth or water for 12-15 minutes Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, Read more [...]

Fried Rice Energy Bites

  Instructions 2 cups cooked brown rice (make sure it's soft and a bit sticky- add extra water in cooking if you need to) 1 cup finely chopped chicken (cooked): Great when you have chicken leftovers! 3 eggs 1 small zucchini, chopped ultra finely 1 small yellow squash, chopped super finely 1/2 cup finely chopped bell peppers (any color) 1 clove garlic 2 TBL low sodium soy sauce 1 TBL Olive oil Instructions Add 1 TBL of olive oil to skillet and heat on medium. Add zucchini, Read more [...]

Two Hints for Your Food Budget When you Need to Live Frugally

  Remember these two hints for your food budget when you need to live frugally: Ramen noodles are known as the “I am broke food,” just because you may need to be a frugal doesn’t mean it has to taste bad. You can jazz up Ramen Noodles in many different and stick to a budget friendly price. They only cost ten to fifteen cents a package when they are on sale at most supermarkets. We will continue to add Ramen Noodle recipes as we find them. Macaroni, pasta, or rice combined with half Read more [...]

Tasher’s Favorite Crunchy Ramen Noodle Snack

    Crunchy Ramen Noodle Snack Ingredients 2 pkg. ramen noodles (any flavor, and crushed) 2 cup Chex cereal 1 cup Almonds or Walnuts 1 Cup Cashews or Peanuts 2 tsp. Curry powder Paprika and salt to taste 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 2 Tbsp. Butter melted 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 Cup Bite Size Pretzels   Directions Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a bowl, toss all ingredients till evenly coated. Line a sheet tray with parchment paper or foil.  Spread the mixture onto tray. Read more [...]

Thai Peanut Ramen Noodles

  Try this easy budget friendly Thai Peanut Ramen Noodles Recipe.  Ramen noodles have been known for years as the “I am broke food,” just because you may need to be frugal doesn’t mean it has to taste bad. You can jazz up Ramen Noodles in many different and stick to a budget friendly price. They only cost ten to fifteen cents a package when they are on sale at most supermarkets. We will continue to add delicious Ramen Noodle recipes as we find them.       Ingredients 2 Read more [...]