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Homemade Chicken Soup

When my siblings, cousins, and I were young, our Nan had a standard chicken soup she would sometimes make. If one of us was sick and wanted her to make a soup, she would cater it to our particular likes. Did you have someone who would do the same for you? While chicken soup is […]

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The Art of Soup Creation

Soups are so easy to make! They are healthy, and you can add just about anything to them. Experiment to see what your favorites will be. A big pot is best, so you can have plenty of leftovers. Covered and placed in the fridge it’ll last a good 4 or 5 days, and you can […]

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Corned Beef and Potatoes One-Pan Meal

Earlier, I posted the Chicken and Potato One-Pan Meal. This meal is only slightly different, and maybe even more tasty. Ingredients 1 – 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 small carrot 1 medium white potato 1 small sweet potato 1/2 to 3/4 cup pre-cooked corned beef Seasonings to taste: sea salt, pepper, onion powder Melt the […]

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Toaster Oven Pizza

I love homemade pizza, but I’m trying to eat healthier. My old way of making this delicious treat just wasn’t going to cut it. I had to come up with something different, not using white or wheat flour. Also, I no longer have an oven, because I rent this room, so I had to come […]

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Turkey and Squash One-Pan Meal

Now that Halloween is over, we start looking ahead to Thanksgiving, and even to Thanksgiving leftovers! There are so many ways to use these leftovers, that’s best to plan ahead. Make more of everything than you cook, and you’ll be able to experiment with new recipes to your heart’s content. Ingredients leftover turkey leftover roasted […]

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Food Bill

Food prices just keep going up, and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight to these increases. While grocery shopping the other day, my sister mentioned that her coffee went up $3.00 since the last time she purchased it. The vanilla wafers I used to get for a treat has gone up more […]

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Hearty Venison Soup

With the onslaught of colder weather, my mind turns to heartier meals that can be prepared quickly then simmered, roasted or placed in the slow cooker to heat slowly. These meals can be served at lunch or dinner, depending on when you begin. I also start thinking about how I hope my stepfather gets a […]

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Chicken Soup with Noodles

My friend Gale makes a variation of this that is utterly delicious. She used to make some especially for me. Once she did so because I was sick, bless her heart. After trying that recipe, I decided to add a little to it. Gales uses more than one type of pasta at a time. This […]

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Beef and Vegetable Soup

Soups are easy to prepare on the stove top or in a slow cooker. On the stove, simply cook until the vegetables and meat are cooked through. This will depend in how big the pieces of food are, and whether or not the meat was precooked. In the slow cooker, two or three hours on […]

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Toppings for Potatoes

In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I love potatoes. I know they are not the best choice nutrition wise, and I do not have them all the time, but I do eat them sometimes. Any food can get boring when you eat it the same way all the time, so I try to mix […]

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Spinach Omelet

I enjoy an omelet once in a while, though they are not my favorite breakfast food. I also make these for my cats sometimes. They love them. Ingredients (Per person) 2 eggs a little milk ¼ cup chopped, fresh spinach ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese a sprinkling of chopped, fresh parsley Beat the eggs […]

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10 Favorite Frugal Recipes of 2010

I noticed that many of the blogs that I visit regularly are having Favorites of 2010 Posts, and I wanted to join in on the fun 😀 So, here are my 10 favorite recipes from the Frugal Recipes blog for 2010: Roasted Potatoes Potatoes with Cheese and Parsley Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives Pumpkin […]

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Roasted Potatoes with Cheese

This is another recipe for potatoes that I enjoy and want to share with you. it  is a simple recipe to prepare, but will take from 50 to 60 minutes of oven time.  Doneness will depend on taste. I consider them done before my daughter does. Roast these potatoes while preparing the rest of the […]

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Potatoes with Cheese and Parsley

I want to share another potato recipe with you today. Potatoes are quite versatile, and will store for a long time. This is another one of my favorite recipes for potatoes, and it uses either boiled potatoes or those that have been roasted in the same pan as the meat choice for that particular meal. […]

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Beef Tomato Freezer Mix

This freezer mix will allow you to have meat filling available without having to make it fresh each time it is needed for a recipe. Simply freeze in meal size portions, and pull from the freezer the day before it is needed. This recipe can be used in place of taco meat and other meat […]

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Hanging Herbs to Dry and Dried Herb Gift Jars

When my daughters were young, I’d bring them Trick-or-Treating each year. There was this one house we would go to, where the woman of the house always had multiple herbs hanging in bunches from her porch ceiling. She would invite us through into her kitchen, and the aroma of the porch was marvelous. I’ll always […]

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Herb Profile: Parsley

Parsley is a Mediterranean herb. Very aromatic, parsley is used as a seasoning as well as a garnish and is very easy to grow and dry. It is packed full of Vitamins C and A and has many antioxidants, making it very good for you. Parsley’s health benefits include: Optimal health Heart health Use for […]

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