Recipes

Grilled-Portobello-Mushroom-Burgers

This summer give your kitchen a break and cook outside! This is the first in our Summer Grill Recipes series! Each week we will bring you a healthy and yummy recipe that is completely made on the grill. Go beyond the basic hot dogs and hamburgers and explore some really […]

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Channa Masala {Frugal Recipes}

by Jess on June 12, 2013

Channa-Masala-Recipe

If you are looking for a high protein, low cost meal and you like ethnic flavors, this may be the dinner for you!  We tend to go meatless several times a week to save money and this is a healthy meal that’s rich in flavor.  My kids love it and […]

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Veggie Bean Burritos {Frugal Recipes}

by Jess on June 11, 2013

Veggie-Bean-Burritos

With Summer approaching, I am hoping to get my oldest daughter to be “in charge” of preparing some meals for us during the week.  Simple, healthy and economical meals that have just a few ingredients but will help her feel independent and give her a task to complete!   These veggie […]

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Mini Caprese Skewers {Frugal Recipes}

by Jess on May 29, 2013

Mini-Caprese-Skewers

We’re not Italian, but we might as well be!  Nothing screams Summer to our family like garden fresh tomatoes and basil.  It is so deliciously fresh, I could eat it all day long.  My kids like it too and I was shocked recently when my daughter requested a basil/mozzerella/tomato combo […]

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Garden-Fresh-Pasta-Salad

We love to entertain and with Summer around the corner, it seems like we are doing more of it!  It’s fun to get family and friends together but it does get expensive.  We host potlucks all the time but sometimes we opt to host and when we do, I want to […]

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Festive Fruit Flowers! {Frugal Recipes}

by Jess on May 21, 2013

Festive-Fruit-Flowers

Part craft, part recipe!  I thought this was a great salad to add to your Summer picnic and with Memorial Day around the corner, why not offer up a beautiful fruit salad for your guests.  This one is a little prettier than the normal bowl of fruit because with just […]

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Dairy-Free-Chocolate-Shakes

Last week, my girls were looking for dessert and I had nothing in the house.  I decided to use the last banana and try to whip up a batch of Chocolate Shakes with a healthy spin.  These were easy and economical and the kids loved them!  They’ve since requested these […]

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Black Bean Burgers {Frugal Recipes}

by Jess on May 14, 2013

Black-Bean-Burgers

Always looking for a burger, I surprised my husband the other day with just that!  He wasn’t as thrilled when he saw that it was actually a black bean burger…until he tasted it ! These are hearty, flavorful and healthy.  The mix of flavors are crave worthy and my littles […]

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