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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright January 15, 2017. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

A Simple ‘Cereal’

Now that I’m eating healthier, I’ve let go of the thought that I ever have to have those cold cereals from a box. None of them seem to be truly healthy, or to fit in with the Paleo lifestyle I’m (mostly) trying to emulate. I mainly have smoothies or smoothie bowls these days, with the […]

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Photograph byShannon L. Buck copyright November 17, 2016.

Sausage & Banana Oatmeal Bowl

I recently posted about how I’m trying smoothie bowls at breakfast. I’m also trying oatmeal bowls, and they are delicious. So many foods can be added to a smoothie bowl, that there are plenty of combinations to try. And what better time of year to experiment than during the autumn and winter months. A warm […]

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Photograph byShannon L. Buck copyright November 17, 2016.

Smoothie Bowls

I recently received samples of Leap Organic Instant Smoothie Bowl Powders from their team. They want to get the word out to a wider range of people about their products, and I agreed to try these powders and write about my experiences. I was more than happy to help. I love smoothies, and have toyed […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright February 13, 2015.

Patriotic Holiday Recipes: Fruit Salad

Salads are great for patriotic holidays, because of the sheer number of color combinations of the different foods that might be added. This salad concentrates on combining reds, whites, and blues, in a tasty way that will make your mouth water. Sweetness, with a bit of tang. Perfect for the Fourth of July or any […]

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Berry-Banana Salad

And another salad recipe. I just love salads! I don’t eat most of my vegetables cooked, so salads work well for me 🙂 There are so many possible combinations… I can remember going to camp as a child, picking berries in the vast field surrounding it. I have fond memories of my time at camp. […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 4, 2014.

Banana Apple Parfait

This parfait is easy to make, using either coconut yogurt or coconut cream. What you use depends on whether you are using this as a once in a while splurge item. Ingredients small banana small apple coconut yogurt or coconut cream with a few drops of pure vanilla or almond extract Peel and slice the […]

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Great Cereal Toppings

Even cereal can get boring after awhile, especially when trying to eat healthy. There are options, of course. You can always change the type of cereal you eat. Try a different cold cereal. Use a hot cereal. But you may still get bored after a short time of eating the same thing. To make things […]

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Cheesecake Toppings!

I love cheesecake, though I make it all of 3 times a year — if that.  I don’t usually use toppings, but there are a number of them that would be good on the recipe that I use. Arrange blueberries in the shape of a star. Slice strawberries and use them to line the edges […]

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Fruity Trail Mix

I love trail mixes. They are easy to make, store, and to carry with you for a quick snack anytime. This is the latest combination of ingredients I’ve been enjoying. Ingredients sunflower seeds yogurt covered raisins dried pineapple dried berries banana chips dried apple slices Mix everything together in a bowl. Store in serving size […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29, 2016. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

Chocolate Fondue Plate

Zowie and I enjoyed a nice treat the other night, as she is home on a break from college. We love fruit and chocolate, so once in a while we combine the two. This  treat is simple to prepare, and will feed two people well. There will be leftover “fondue”. NOTE: I used Hershey’s Special […]

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Favorite Frugal Recipes Blog Articles from 2010

2010 saw many changes here at the Frugal Recipes blog. One such change was the addition of informational articles for my readers to enjoy and learn from.  The Frugal Recipes feature writer, Sheila Buck, and I worked hard to get these articles out to you. This is a list of my 10 favorite articles, in […]

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Even More Skewered Delights

These skewered delights make wonderful dessert ideas, and will work well for a banquet or buffet. Healthier ingredients can be used for these, so some nutritional needs may be met. Chocolaty Fruit Kabobs: apple chunks banana chunks kiwi chunks melted chocolate skewers plate Alternate the fruits onto the skewers. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve immediately. […]

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Skewered Delights

These skewered delight make great snacks, but they are wonderful additions to breakfast, lunch and dinner as well. Healthy foods can be used for these, so nutritional needs can be met. Treats can also be made. Skewered Berries: strawberries, sliced or quartered blueberries raspberries, red and/or black yogurt, for dipping skewers plate Rinse the berries […]

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Peanut Butter and Banana Roll-Ups

These are great as snacks, for breakfast, or in a lunchbox. They are affordable, and can be made from leftovers. Roll-ups are also quick and simple to make. You can make these rollups using a few different wraps. These are easy for children to make. Peanut Butter and Banana Roll-ups Pancakes, crepes or tortillas Peanut Butter  […]

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