Category Archives: Quick Recipes

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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A Kink In The Plan…Already!

This was written yesterday and finished today with a photo: Well, it the first day of my meal plan, as many of you may suspect, I have a kink in the plan from day 1! Sweet Pea, Music Man, and … Continue reading

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Lori’s Cranberry Salad

Do you ever have those moments that you need to get something done, but you just can’t make a final decision??  The older I get, the harder it is for me to decide.  Maybe it is because I am just … 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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Taco Pie (Adapted)

Good morning!  I am so excited about my freezer cooking, menu planning, money saving meals!  I am also finding that so many recipes are very adaptable to my family, even if changes need to be made. I decided to make … Continue reading

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Chili Noodle Casserole (Freezer Friendly)

This recipe was originally called “Mystery Dish.” Having worked in a school for a couple of decades, the title wasn’t appealing! Although, I must say, that the cafeteria ladies I worked with were amazing people and wonderful cooks. The cafeteria … Continue reading

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