Food Made Simple

Quick & Easy Pimento Cheese

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I am not a true Southerner.  In fact, I was born about as far north as you can get within the continental United States, in the northwest corner of Washington State, only a few miles from the Canadian border.  But a girl can dream! You see, when I was a little girl, I watched Gone With [...]

Simple Roasted Salmon

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This is a guest post from Christin of Blue Crab Martini Garden fresh veggies are at their peak right now, and this Simple Roasted Salmon is the perfect way to celebrate the flavors of the season without too much effort. Sweet corn, tangy tomatoes, and fresh basil all combined with oven roasted salmon- it’s perfection on [...]

Quick & Easy Vegetable Quiche

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For some reason the idea of making quiche used to always scare me–maybe it’s the fancy name–but it is actually very easy and pretty fool-proof.  I originally got this recipe from my friend Shannon, who inherited it from her very adorable and very French mother-in-law.  For this particular version, I used a frozen broccoli, chopped [...]

Easy Taco Cups

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This is a guest post from Gina of Kleinworth & Co. I don’t know about you but it seems the one thing I really dread is planning for & making dinner. It seems just as soon as the day gets started, I blink my eyes & it’s already time to think about the evening meal. [...]

Easy Sorbet Pie

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Whether it's an invitation to a weekend barbecue, or simply wanting to make an everyday dinner a little more special, everyone needs a go-to dessert that can be thrown together quickly, with almost no effort at all, especially during the lazy last days of summer! Luckily for all of us, this ridiculously easy sorbet pie is so simple [...]

3 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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This is a guest post from Gina of Kleinworth & Co. I, like most people, like easy recipes, especially in the summer when I want something delicious but still quick. I don't want to turn that oven on & I don't want to spend more than a few minutes on preparation. I'm always looking for [...]

10 Freezer Meals in One Hour: Part 7

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Here at Living Well Spending Less we are 100% committed to bringing you easy recipes that taste great and don’t take a lot of time, effort, or expensive ingredients to throw together.  As a busy mom, I also want meals that can be made and frozen ahead of time to save time on hectic weeknights, especially as [...]

Easy Crockpot Lettuce Wraps

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My husband and I are both big fans of P.F. Changs--especially their yummy lettuce wraps!  Luckily for our wallet, the closest one is about 45 minutes away! I thought it would be fun to see if we could recreate one of our favorite treats at home, but to be perfectly honest, I was a little nervous about how [...]

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone & Honey

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This is a guest post from Christin of Blue Crab Martini Summer is in full swing and that means it’s also peach picking season! Every summer our family spends a day in the local orchard picking as many peaches as we can carry. Although these sweet and juicy treats are quite tasty on their own, [...]

Easy White Bean Chili

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During the dog days of summer I'm all about no-fuss recipes that practically prepare themselves.  This delicious white bean chili whips up in minutes with just a few basic ingredients, is crockpot friendly, and makes enough to feed a crowd.  It also freezes beautifully which makes it the perfect recipe to include as part of a freezer cooking [...]

Easy Chicken Satay

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Our theory here at LWSL is that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals ready to go, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  Of course the same old chicken can get boring fast.  This tender, juicy, flavor-packed Easy Chicken Satay is a great way to mix things up!  My family couldn't [...]

Spice Rubbed Steak Salad

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It's hard to work up the motivation to cook in the summertime--it's just too darn hot!  Luckily this super easy, oh-so-flavorful spice rubbed steak takes just five minutes of prep before throwing in the freezer.  Then just grill the meat to your own tastes, slice it and add it to this simple salad and voila--dinner [...]

Simple Summer Chicken Sandwich

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The price of meat just keeps on going up, which is why here at LWSL we firmly believe that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals to choose from that use budget-friendly chicken!  Of course, finding fresh new ways to serve the same old chicken can definitely be a challenge. Luckily this [...]

Quick & Easy 7-Layer Salad

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  I've always wanted to learn how to make a 7-layer salad.  I remember going to potlucks & church picnics as a kid and always being SO impressed with the pretty layered salads that my own microwave-loving family would never even consider tackling.  I guess that's why I never dared attempt it until now. Well.  Can [...]

10 Freezer Meals in One Hour: Part 6

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Here at Living Well Spending Less we are 100% committed to bringing you easy recipes that taste great and don’t take a lot of time, effort, or expensive ingredients to throw together.  As a busy mom, I also want meals that can be made and frozen ahead of time to save time on hectic weeknights, especially as [...]