Homemade Pecan Butter with Cinnamon and Vanilla

Homemade Pecan Butter Top

I first made homemade pecan butter a couple of years ago when I was diagnosed with a peanut, dairy AND gluten sensitivity. Turns out I wasn’t “sensitive” to any of those foods… and that’s one year of eating I will never get back. I’m not bitter. If there’s one good thing that came out of restricted eating, […]

Healthy Homemade Granola in 30 Minutes

Healthy Homemade Granola Main

I made this Healthy Homemade Granola over the weekend and it was easier than expected. For years I have been buying granola because making it at home seemed like too much work. I proved myself wrong, as this granola was easy to make and only took about 30 minutes. It’s great over yogurt, and even better in my Simple Cinnamon […]

Spicy Soy Sauce Basil Chicken

Spicy Soy Sauce Basil Chicken Main

Chicken is healthy, but can also be bland and boring. This cold winter night I decided to go with something spicy for dinner, and this Spicy Soy Sauce Basil Chicken is anything but bland. It will give your weeknight dinner routine the shake up it needs. Earlier, I shared a recipe on how to make chicken in a slow cooker, […]

Asian Dijon Turkey Burgers

Asian Dijon Turkey Burgers Main

Burgers are one of my favorite foods. They’re a better sandwich, and there are many different forms they can take. I made Asian Dijon Turkey Burgers this time around. They are quick to make and are perfect for weeknight dinners. Personally, I am not a huge cilantro fan. I tend to pick up on it’s “soapy” taste. Don’t […]

The Seven Best Healthy Recipes for the Super Bowl

Best Healthy Recipes for the Super Bowl

Only one week is left until the Super Bowl, and for those of you who will be watching, you will also probably be eating. This coming Sunday usually consists of pizza, wings and beer, but below are some healthier recipes that give the classic game day grub a run for it’s money. With that, here […]

Honey Cinnamon Blueberry Pancakes

Honey Cinnamon Blueberry Pancakes

These Honey Cinnamon Blueberry Pancakes are great for the weekend. You can whip them up in about 20-30 minutes and skip the brunch rush. Brunch is great, but since when is a Bloody Mary and a couple pancakes worth $15? The hipster brunch trend has really killed its true purpose – to combine two meals […]

Slow Cooker Beer Chicken

Slow Cooker Beer Chicken

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, and this Slow Cooker Beer Chicken is the perfect dish to enjoy while watching the millionaires play their game. You can easily impress your guests (and/or yourself) with this Slow Cooker Beer Chicken that takes minimal effort to make. Throw it on a bun with some BBQ sauce, or eat it plain […]

Simple Weekday Breakfast Sandwich

Simple Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast recipe number two coming at ya. And this one is a classic breakfast sandwich featuring eggs, avocado, and other delicious accompaniments. This won’t be the last sandwich you see on Economical Chef either. Sandwiches are a great way to deliver flavorful, filling meals for minimal dollars. And I am all about spending minimal dollars.