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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck Copyright 2014.

Fruit Jars

Fruit jars are so easy to make. Start by rinsing off the fruit, and patting them dry with a clean cloth. Then prepare the fruit by cutting, sectioning, and whatnot. Make sure the canning jars are clean and dry. There are many fruit combinations you can create, or you may choose to have just one […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29. 2016.

Patriotic Holiday Recipes: Red, White, and Blue Parfait

A simple treat that can be used as a side to any meal, or a snack, or even as a dessert. And, they are great when served at Patriotic holiday tables. Small children can help with this one as well, if you cut the grapes yourself. Keep these in the refrigerator until they are ready […]

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Patriotic Holiday Recipes: Watermelon Stars

These snacks are so easy to make, and are great fun for children to help with. Be sure to do the cutting with the knife yourself, then set them to making the stars while you prepare the cream. You will need a medium size star cookie cutter, or a set of different size ones. Set […]

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Banana Chip Trail Mix

Snacks for work need to be easy to grab. I don’t want to waste time in the morning, making something and packing it up. Trail mixes are good options for me. I’m always coming up with different trail mix ideas for this purpose. Dried fruits and seeds make up the bulk of my trail mixes, […]

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Quick Tip: Toothpick Combo Ideas

Toothpick combos are easy to prepare. You can have them for a snack at home, school, or work. These combos also make great picnic additions. Celery and carrot rounds. Grapes and chunks of chicken. Cantaloupe and grapes. Honey dew melon and grapes. Blueberries and grapes. Honey dew melon and blueberries. Apple chunks and cheese cubes. […]

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Chunky Applesauce

Homemade applesauce is easy to make in a pot on the stove top. Use apples from the store, or those you pick yourself. This is a great autumn recipe, but can be used throughout the year. It will also make a great addition to an autumn or winter feast. Ingredients apple(s) water Wash, peel and […]

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Quick Snack Idea: Green Peppers and Ranch Dressing

While picking up green peppers (which I do not like) at Moms last week, she mentioned that my niece eats them for snacks. Cut a green pepper in half and scrape out the seeds. Cut into strips. Dunk in ranch dressing and eat.

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Tips for Packing Affordable School Lunches

School will be starting up again in just a few weeks, and parents are wondering how to affordably pack a nutritious lunch to send along with their children. These tips will help you to spend as little money as possible on foods for your children, important with the economy as bad off as it is […]

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Corn Tortillas

Tortillas have a great many uses at meal time. They can be used warm, right after making them, or allowed to cool. Many filling combinations can be chosen from for them, and children love them. Ingredients: (Makes 32. Recipe can be halved.)   2 cups cornmeal 3 cups boiling water 4 Tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon […]

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Easy Cheesy Tortillas

Feature Writer Sheila Buck posted a recipe for Bean Dip Nachos here on Frugal Recipes on September 4th of this year. Easy Cheesy Tortillas is my cheap nacho type recipe. They are very good. Ingredients: tortilla chips ground beef, browned and rinsed, drained well shredded cheese grated cheese Place tortilla chips on the bottom of […]

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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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Candy Corn Trail Mix

Children can make these easily. They make great lunch-box add-ins, good trick-or-treat gift to hand out to the children you know, or even great place markers for guests at a Thanksgiving table. Candy Corn Trail Mix 1/2 cup candy corn 1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup nuts, any kind 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1 mix […]

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Turkey and Cheese Roll-Ups

These are great as snacks, or in a lunchbox. They are affordable, and can be made from leftovers. Roll-ups are also quick and simple to make. Turkey and Cheese Roll-ups Tortillas Thin turkey slices Cheese slices Lettuce leaves Spinach leaves Place the cheese on the tortilla. Place the turkey on the tortilla. Place the lettuce and spinach […]

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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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Peanut Butter and Apple 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, as long as parents slice the apple for younger children. […]

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Apricot Trail Mix

Trail mixes are very easy to make. You’re pretty much just throwing a bunch of snack items together to make a single snack. These snacks are easily stored in snack sized plastic baggies, or even canning jars. They make great school and work lunch additions. They’re generally pretty healthy. They make great after school snacks. […]

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Autumn Trail Mix

This is good as a snack, and would be great as an addition to your Thanksgiving celebration. It is easy for children to put this together by themselves. Store in a jar or package individually for easy snack access. I use store brand items when possible to make this as cheap to make as possible. […]

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