Friday Night Under Five – Crockpot Seafood Gumbo-laya

Not quite gumbo and not quite jumbalaya….but as tasty and best served over a heaping spoonful of white Basmati or Jasmine rice. 
We made ours without sausage, but I can tell you from past experience, this is one occasion where I almost threw caution to the wind, and added the sausage anyway.  BUT we didn’t – this was seafood only. Don’t get me wrong, it was still incredibly delicious  – just a little twinge of longing for some really good sausage. Of all the meats – I miss pork most.  (wink)

Friday Night Under Five – Tex Mex Corn Casserole

This was a new recipe for our family recently.  You know how those go. Sometimes putting foods together, in theory, sounds delicious…but the finished product tastes nothing like what you thought it would.  This one, however, is not one of those.  This one is a winner.  Its hearty comfort food, stick to your ribs, make a pig of yourself, delicious.  It is now on permanent rotation in our house. Easy to make, inexpensive and full of good stuff. 

Aldi Meal Challenge – Week 3

Are you as excited as I am about week 3 of the Aldi Meal Challenge?  Well, you should be – because I know what’s coming and it’s going to knock your socks off. 
This week we tried a couple new recipes – which is always an adventure – but I think there are several keepers.  All inexpensive, full of flavor and good for you.
But the point of this challenge is the keep the budget under control AND eat well…Let’s see how we did.