Archive for the 'Recipes' Category

Dollar Stretching Week / Soups

It is a bit chilly outside and the perfect day for soup! I am a huge fan of soup! I enjoy making it and eating it! Soup is a great dollar stretcher meal! Usually in my house I can make a pot of soup, eat it for a meal and maybe a lunch, share some with a friend and freeze some.
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Dollar Stretching Week / Chicken

We eat A LOT of chicken in my house! I have teased my husband and told him one day he will come home to chickens in the back yard! Then a friend reminded me of what I would need to do with those chickens to use them for our food, no thank you! I usually buy the boneless chicken breasts
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Dollar Stretcher Week / Chili

As the government shutdown continues, my family has been affected like many others. This leaves many of us facing some challenges. I thought this would be a good week to share some of my dollar stretcher recipes, ideas etc. I am not an expert at saving money in the grocery store as my love of baking and cooking takes over at
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Roasted Tomatoes

Happy Friday! The recipe I am sharing with you today is very quick and super easy! Very little to it but oh so delicious! I belong to a CSA and I’ve been getting more tomatoes than I can eat. I do share them but I am constantly trying to come up with different ways to use them. So I created
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Easy as Pie Apple Crisp

I love making apple crisp, it truly is easy as pie to make and if you do a little prep work they are even easier! I like to make a batch of the topping and leave it in my frig then you just take it out while making dinner or in the morning for breakfast, peel and chop your apples and pop
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Cucumber Sandwiches

I have been thinking of hosting a tea and I have tea related recipes on my mind lately! I always host one in December but I’m thinking of doing a smaller one maybe with a Fall theme. I have made these cucumber sandwiches for some of my Teas but I also make them for my family to have in the frig as
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Carmel Apples

Happy Monday! Today I had fun experimenting in the kitchen with caramel apples! The last time I made them was years ago and I remember it not going so well! This was pretty simple and pretty quick. I used mini apples I found at Wegmans and the sticks I found online at Etsy. I LOVE to host Teas and these would be
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Granola Bites / Norton

Today I am sharing a recipe for Granola Bites that a friend shared with me. I changed the recipe a little to suit my likes. These are a quick, healthy grab and go breakfast. Enjoy! Debbi K. 2 cups quick oats 1 cup crispy rice cereal (like Rice Krispies) 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup mini chocolate chips 2/3
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Italian Night

Hope today was good to you! Today I am sharing a spaghetti sauce recipe. It is the sauce I grew up on and it is pretty healthy as their isn’t much to it! I always make 2 sauces for Italian Night, one beef, one chicken. Serve it with a different shape italian pasta then you normally serve and find some
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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Hello! I am sharing a recipe from one of my favorite bloggers today! Christy Jordan at Southern Plate. She is also an author and has a new cookbook coming out in October, can’t wait! If you haven’t checked out her blog, you must! She has some great ideas and recipes and she is very inspiring! This recipe is super simple.
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