Grown Up Grilled Cheese Recipe with Avocado and Tomato

What was your favorite meal when you were a kid? One of mine was grilled cheese and tomato soup. Like with my macaroni and cheese soup recipe, I needed a change as I got older. I needed something more filling and something more "adult" to my plain old grilled cheese recipe. I … [Read more...]

Macaroni and Cheese Soup Recipe

Every little kid loves macaroni and cheese and I was no different. It was my favorite food when I was younger and even though I'm older now, it is still one of my favorites. As I've gotten older though, my palate has changed and to be frank, the "blue box" doesn't work so well … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken Strips {Easy Homemade Chicken Fingers}

A few years back, I scored a deal on a chicken that was doomed to go wherever chickens that meet their sell-by date go. He wasn't a bad chicken, but it was late that night and he hadn't sold yet. I named him Edgar. Edgar was a Super Chicken. Why? Well, because Edgar was … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Olive Garden is one of my favorite restaurants, but frankly, I hate the cost. Sure, I do everything I can to save money when eating out and to earn free Olive Garden gift cards online, but it can still be pretty expensive if you head over there too often. I could eat Olive Garden … [Read more...]

44 Cheap Slow Cooker Meals Perfect for Any Dinner Table!

I love when I can make a delicious meal for my family without having to spend my entire grocery budget to do so. To do that, I often make cheap slow cooker meals that will do three things; fill them, keep them healthy with the nutrition that they need and taste great. Those are … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipe

I love stuffed peppers, but I honestly I hate the work that they involve some days. I'm a busy Mom so the easier that I can make something, the better it is for me and the more I like it. When I'm having those nights and I'm craving a good stuffed pepper soup, I turn to this slow … [Read more...]

The Homemade Ketchup Recipe You’ve Been Waiting For!

They say that good things come to those who wait and this homemade ketchup recipe is no different. We're not a huge ketchup loving family, but there are simply some foods, like your favorite meatloaf recipe or your favorite cheeseburger recipes that require ketchup. I'm not a big … [Read more...]

Easy Fruit and Yogurt Bites Recipe

I work at a desk all day which means that most of the time I have a snack in front of me. It also means that if I'm not careful with what I'm snacking on, I could balloon to a much higher weight than I currently am so I have to watch to make sure that I'm only snacking on healthy … [Read more...]

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Casserole

It's no secret around here that I adore bacon. Honestly I'm good to eat it anytime of the day, but the family? Not so much. They prefer it at breakfast. They're heathens I tell you. Heathens! Not really, but if I want bacon, I have to come up with tasty goodies that are good for … [Read more...]

Canning Basics – How to Can Green Beans

If you're just learning canning and preserving, it can be overwhelming to say the least.  It's always better to start with something that may be easier than a harder, more complicated canning recipe and it doesn't get much easier than home canned green beans. Canning green beans … [Read more...]