Category Archives: Cooking tips

TexMex Beef Noodles

I’m always on the lookout for quick and simple recipes that don’t break the budget. This TexMex beef noodle, one pot dinner fits the bill. This recipe can be quite versatile by changing the type of salsa or cheese that … Continue reading

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Recipe Reduction Rehab: Upside Down Pizza

I love watching a show called “Recipe Rehab.”  I love all of the new recipes I see there.  I do have one problem with the show.  When I take a family favorite and make it healthier, I want it to … Continue reading

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Two Week Meal Plan

Hi! I have not been around for a while, we have moved recently and are in the throws of renovation, we just finished up football season, and so many other things that keep life jumping!! I recently joined a couple … Continue reading

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Grilling Pizza

I have always wanted to try my hand at grilling pizza, but just haven’t taken the chance.  When I read an article on Money Saving Mom about Grilling Pizza, I thought I would try and conquer it!  Click here to … Continue reading

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Freezer Pizza Dough

On Tuesday, I continued my freezer cooking journey.  Still sick, I enlisted Sweet Pea again.  This time, we did Freezer Pizza Dough.  I used the recipe Crystal shares on Money Saving Mom.  I have a pizza dough recipe that we … Continue reading

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Super Simple Menu Plan- Day 4

Because I am a bit focus-challenged, and I like accomplishing things, I am loving the idea of having my menu planned out.  Each day has been successful and I am getting in the habit of starting my dinners early, to … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dressing Casserole

This is one of our family favorites.  It is that comfy fall/winter feeling.  I serve it with green beans and mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce for a complete meal. Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breast (mine weren’t thawed and it … Continue reading

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