Good Eats! Mac-n-cheese revisited

Eating on a budget doesn’t mean you have to limit your options. While macaroni and cheese is inexpensively sold for quick meals, it can be better. Here are three variations of mac n cheese, without the powder package, to add delight to your taste buds and your budget. Continue reading “Good Eats! Mac-n-cheese revisited”

No bacon for breakfast in Brazil

Bacon and eggs for breakfast and dinner before 8pm. This is normal for you, right? But for me it’s a huge difference in the kitchen between Brazil and here! Continue reading “No bacon for breakfast in Brazil”

Good Eats! $1.01 for One, Quick Ramen Bowl, Yum!

Many college students have likely already discovered the cost saving value of ramen noodles. Sadly, there’s not a lot of nutrition found in the compressed square of noodles and sauce packet. Adding to your ramen can increase nutrition and still be cost effective, yet simple. Here is an easy recipe found at that can be altered according to your personal taste preferences. Consider it a starting point to experiment with other vegetables, seasonings, and even meats that can be added to your basic ramen dinner. Continue reading “Good Eats! $1.01 for One, Quick Ramen Bowl, Yum!”

Good Eats at Christmastime! Yum, Cornflake Cookies

cookies_7483c      Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. Part of that is the fond memories I have of baking Christmas cookies with my mom and sisters every year. Many times we used family recipes that were passed down from my grandma.

This year I’d like to share a bit of that nostalgia with all of the readers of the Chieftain. Continue reading “Good Eats at Christmastime! Yum, Cornflake Cookies”

Poutine – what it is and how you can enjoy it at home

Poutine is often considered a staple to many Quebecois, as it is found in McDonald’s across that one province of Canada and other national food chains from Newfoundland to Vancouver. It has also infiltrated the northern United States, and has recently become a Friday night staple for myself. But I must admit, buying it every week begins to be expensive, so I decided to try making it myself one night. It took a bit of research, but I eventually found a recipe that works. Continue reading “Poutine – what it is and how you can enjoy it at home”

Good Eats! Mini Pumpkin Pie Recipe

It’s that time of year again – the time for consuming as many pumpkin flavored foods and drinks as possible. Here is a great recipe for individual pumpkin pies. These are perfect for Halloween parties or for keeping in the fridge for those late-night cravings. Continue reading “Good Eats! Mini Pumpkin Pie Recipe”

Good Eats! Two-Ingredient Pancakes

2-ingredient-Banana-PancakesWhether it’s good for breakfast or good for a snack, these “good for you” two-ingredient pancakes are friendly on time and friendly on your budget.

This recipe was originally found on a Pinterest board dedicated to easy recipes for college students. Their tag-line is “Easy recipes for college students on a budget, on a diet, new to cooking, or all of the above.” The link on this board led to the Recipe Girl website for these unique two-ingredient pancakes. Continue reading “Good Eats! Two-Ingredient Pancakes”