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Monday Munchies: White Beans and Couscous with Tomato Sauce www.wifemomhouseohmy.comSometimes you just need simple. And nothing is more simple in my mind than couscous. It cooks up in about 5 minutes. You can add almost anything to it and change it from a fun and friendly side to a main entrée in seconds. Its definitely a staple in my pantry…and probably should go on my emergency shelf.

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Monday Munchies: Beef Taco Pie (Dinner on a Dollar Series) www.wifemomhouseohmy.comI love a good taco. In fact, there is this little family run Mexican restaurant in my old stomping grounds where you can get the best street tacos for dirt cheap. I even love homemade tacos – crispy tacos. What I don’t like is the mess and the oil. When I ran across this beef taco pie recipe in the… Continue reading

Monday Munchies: Grilled Citrus Chicken Breast with Grilled Corn (Dinner on a Dollar Series)Sometimes you just need something fast and yummy to serve. What’s nice about most of the meals presented in the Better Homes and Gardens Dinner on a Dollar magazine is that they are fast and easy prep. Even better is always the price. So number 33 caught my eye first by its name – Citrus Chicken and Grilled Corn –… Continue reading

Monday Munchies: Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw (Dinner on a Dollar Series) www.wifemomhouseohmy.comI have to admit that while I am a huge seafood fan, I am not a fan of fish or shellfish tacos. But my boys are. So when I spotted shrimp tacos with lime slaw in the Better Homes and Garden Dinner on a Dollar magazine, I knew I needed to try it. As far recipes go, this one… Continue reading

Monday Munchies: Ginger-Lime Chicken Sandwiches (Dinner on Dollar Series) www.wifemomhouseohmy.comWe had a true fall day here in Southern California and what do I decide to do…grill. Nice crisp morning. Mild wind blowing. Dark gray skies and the subtle smell of fires burning. And I decide to grill. Best. Decision. Ever. I am in love with my take on this super yummy ginger-lime chicken sandwich. I did have to make… Continue reading

Monday Munchies: Grilled Corn Chowder (Dinner on a Dollar Series) www.wifemomhouseohmy.comA few nights ago I made corn on the cob for the fam. A few family members decided to pass, full bellies and late workers. I ended up with two extra corn on the cobs as leftovers. As it turned out, today’s Monday Munchies called for grilled corn on the cob. One of the things I love to do with… Continue reading

Tardy Tuesday Monday Munchies: Avocado-Egg Salad Sandwich (Dinner on a Dollar Series) www.wifemomhouseohmy.comThe other day I needed a fresh and yummy lunch. And cheap would be nice. So I reached for the Better Homes and Garden Dinner on a Dollar magazine. Not dinner but definitely on a dollar. I had just bought some croissants from the local bakery. I love getting to peak at the daily breads and pastries that they… Continue reading

Monday Munchies: Egg and Potato Casserole Dinner on Dollars Series www.wifemomhouseohmy.comNot too long ago I was browsing the magazine rack waiting to checkout with my weekly groceries. If you have been following along on my Wife, Mom, House…Oh My! journey then you are well aware that I am a bargain hunter, deal finder and pretty tight with a budget. So it probably won’t come as too big a surprise that… Continue reading

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