Recipes Category

How To Make Cold-Bustin’ Chicken Soup

  Have you caught the nasty bug that’s going around these winter months? Maybe you’re just in the mood for some soothing soup! There’s nothing better

Adding meals to your Freezer | Simple Flank Steak Marinade

I’m kinda paleo, I cheat more than most.  But feel best when I don’t.  When I get into my hardcore meal planning phases I like to

Vegetable Grill Basket and How to BBQ Kale Chips

Do you use your BBQ grill all year round? I do! One of my new obsessions is to grill veggies, and kale is one of our

Recipe: Do it Yourself Instant Oatmeal Packets

Ok, so let’s face it, sometimes convenience foods are handy.  Those little oatmeal packets….awesome. They give your younger kiddos some sense of accomplishment in cooking and

Recipe: Buffalo (Red Robin) Chicken Wings

Looking for easy Super Bowl Recipes?!  If you like spice, then your going to want to try out this Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe. When I was

Recipe: Homemade Crock Pot Refried Beans

If you are looking for an easy side dish recipe, why not make your own refried beans using dried beans from scratch?! When cooking from scratch

Recipe: Dehydrated Banana Chips

Looking for a banana chips recipe? We always see bananas for great prices all year round, so why not make your own Banana Chips!  These are

Today’s Lunch | Chicken Bun with Spinach & Turkey Bacon

  Need a quick lunch idea?  Forget the bun and use chicken instead!  Probably sounds a little weird or backwards, but I did it today and

Recipe: Coconut-Carrot Morning Glory Muffins

I tried something new this week – I subbed Brown Rice Flour  and Almond Flour for All Purpose Flour and made these amazing Coconut Carrot Morning Glory Muffins!

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.