Monday, January 24, 2011


Courtney's Baby Shower

15 weeks

Tonight for dinner we having one of Darryl's favorites...shhh don't tell him! We are having crunchy chicken fingers and broccoli and cheese soup...
We are really trying to budget (living on a PRN RN's salary and medical school loans is not easy!)
So here is dinner broken down...

Crunchy chicken Fingers

4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 3.50)
1c. Honey Bunches of Oats (off brand) (.12)
1/2c. coconut (don't even know because I just keep some in the freezer)
2 eggs (in fridge...about .25)
spices: i use paprika, red pepper, salt, pepper

Heat oven to 350. Cut the raw chicken into strips, dredge in flour, then egg, then into everything else mixed together (crush up the cereal). Place on cookie sheet.
Cook in oven until done...about 15 min.
About 0.64/serving
About 115 calories/serving

Broccoli Cheese Soup (courtesy of my sister!!!)
Broccoli crowns (1.71)
1c. 2% milk (.75)
Chicken broth (I don't know...use boullion cubes and hot water)
Velveeta cheese (2%) (2.50)
Onions, garlic (another staple in the pantry)

Saute Broccoli, onions garlic, add velveeta, broth, and milk...DONE
About 0.82/serving
About 50 cal/serving

We spent the last weekend at a good friends wedding in Dallas. It was a beautiful wedding...always nice to remember our vows, and the love we joy on our wedding day that we should continue to have each day! Lots of fun! We got to see my mom, sisters, and brother-in-law too. Courtney and Matthew stopped for dinner here last night, that was nice too! Life is good!

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