Category Archives: family recipes

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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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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Lori’s Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies with Butter Cream Filling

My husband and sons often request these yummy oatmeal cookies that are filled with creamy goodness.  These are great as “stand alone,” soft, oatmeal cookies or filled with a melt-in-your-mouth, butter cream filling. Oatmeal Cookies 1 cup softened butter 1 … Continue reading

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Simple Menu- Day 9

Today, was going to be a busy day, so I decided I would have the beef pot pies, which I found on sale, for 69 cents.  With three teenagers, two pies doesn’t always fill them up, so I decided I … Continue reading

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Simple Menu- Day 8/ True Test- Lori’s Shepherd Pie Goes to NLC Fellowship

Today, the recipes I used are from past posts, so I will be sharing those links.  Our church fellowship was today, and I was determined to stick with my inexpensive, convenient menu.  I figured this was the time to test … Continue reading

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Simple Menu- Day 7

Today, I am sharing an original recipe I put together because I so much enjoyed an appetizer dip from the Pampered Chef. Using that as my inspiration, I came up with this Pizza Casserole. I had forgotten about this recipe, … Continue reading

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Simple Dinner Menu- Day 6

Today’s Menu: Breakfast: Cereal/Fruit Dinner: Homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni Homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni This is so much better than the “boxed” stuff and I know what is in it!! 1 lb ground chuck salt/pepper/onion powder 1 box elbow macaroni 1 cup milk … Continue reading

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