Recipes Category

Spruce Up Your Skin this Winter with Homemade Sugar Scrub!

   Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe Does you skin need a boost this Winter?  Those fancy jars of sugar scrub can cost upwards of $30.  And if

Recipe Tip: Homemade Rice Flour

Did you know you can make your own rice flour with a Blendtec Blender?  I just found this out! Yesterday Costco got me!  You know what

Valentine’s Day | Be Mine Valentine Cheerios

Looking for a simple and frugal Valentines Day treat ideas or want to surprise for your kids with a little something that won’t break the budget?

Recipe: Homemade Granola with Almonds & Raisins

Looking for a yummy Low-fat Homemade Granola Recipe?   A couple weeks ago I went to Costco and picked up the Quaker granola – not much to it.

Recipe: Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets

These Crispy Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chicken Nuggets are kid approved! My kids are the biggest food critics I have ever met, and if you can win

Recipe: Perfect Prime Rib Roast

Oh my goodness, this Prime Rib Recipe is amazing! I challenge you to try it and tell me it’s not.  I think I ate a pound

Recipe: Paleo Snickerdoodles

Oh my goodness, I love these Paleo Snickerdoodle Cookies! Honestly you would never know these cookies are missing dairy and gluten.  If you are a fan

Recipe: Almond Roca

I usually make people beg me for this recipe, but I have changed my mind and thought some things the world just needs to know, and

Recipe: The Perfect Gravy

Do you have your perfect Turkey Gravy Recipe? Besides getting together with family, stuffing and gravy is what I look forward to most.  I want the

Fun Halloween Food Ideas

It’s all about the presentation! Impress your kids, family or friends with these Fun Halloween Food Ideas!    Be sure to follow the links for recipes

Recipe: Coconut Flour Oven Pancakes

My daughter had some friends sleep over last night and wanted something delicious for breakfast. She told her friends about our Picky Eater Challenge and they

Creative Halloween Cake Ideas

If you are feeling spunky and ready to conquer your fears in the kitchen, here are some creative Halloween Cake Ideas Mini Halloween Pumpkins How adorable and

$0.50/2 Del Monte Tomatoes & Recipe for Stuffed Meatballs!

There is a great coupon available for $0.50/2 Del Monte Tomatoes (zip 98037). If you are in the midst of creating your weekly meal plan be

Recipe Tip: Easy Pumpkin Puree

There is something special about making recipes from scratch.  I feel a sense of victory, somewhat similar to how Tom Hanks felt in Cast Away* when he made

Comfort Food | Simple Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Raining, windy days are a simple cry for comfort food.   It made me think of my mother and her Simple Homemade Macaroni & Cheese.  

Recipe: Wild Rice Chicken Salad

My favorite kinds of recipes to bring to potlucks are the ones that leave an empty dish to take home.  That means people liked it. I

Johnsonville is at it again!

Visit Johnsonville on Facebook!  They have cooked up a fun new contest and a way to get GREAT COUPONS!  Here is what you need to do:

Brer Rabbit and Grandma’s Molasses Printable Coupons and a recipe!

$.75 off 1 Grandma’s Molasses $.75 off 1 Brer Rabbit Product – Pretty funny they misspelled “Brer” on their own ad huh?  You can use molasses in

Recipe | Cranberry-Nut Muffins

As you may have read on facebook, we are out of cereal.   My children think this is one of the biggest sins known to man, but

Recipe: Paleo Fish & Chips

The other night I made some pretty amazing gluten and dairy free fish and chips. I have used this “breading” for my Almond Crusted Orange Chicken and it

How to Make Vanilla Extract, Part 2

For those of you who missed it, I did a post earlier this year on how to make your own Vanilla Extract. We purchased our beans and

Recipe | Make Ahead Whole Wheat Pancakes

In preparation for my kids first day back to school I made some yummy Whole Wheat Pancakes. I know when that alarm clock rings at 6am life will

Recipe: Blackberry Cobbler with Rolled Oats Topping

Summer.Summer.Summer Time! I really can’t get enough of the sun and these yummy FREE Northwest Blackberries.  Tonight we had some special guest, so I decided to

From Berries to Bliss – Canning Jam with Mavis!

For the last two weeks I have been herding my children to go blackberry picking.  So far we have filled five 1-gallon bags and the season