Recipes

Stretch your budget by learning to cook from home, make your own convenience items and more with these money-saving recipes!

Easy Homemade Banana Bread Recipe

by Christina Brown 0 comments
Easy Homemade Banana Bread

One of my family’s favorite treats for breakfast or a snack is homemade banana bread. My mom has used this easy homemade banana bread recipe for years, and now we have another generation of kiddos who ask for it often.

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Valentine Meal Ideas for Families

by Christina Brown 2 comments
Valentine Meal Ideas for Families

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, most people have visions of couples eating a candlelight dinner in a fancy restaurant. But for a lot of us, that vision disappears when kids enter the picture.  It’s hard to think about spending a week’s grocery budget (or more!) on a night out when  you’ve got little ones […]

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Homemade Tuna Casserole Recipe

by Christina Brown 3 comments
Homemade Tuna Casserole

Whenever it’s cold outside, I love to turn to warm, comfort foods like this creamy and delicious homemade tuna casserole.  Or for you true Minnesotans… tuna hotdish!

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30 Game Day Recipes For a Crowd

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30 Game Day Recipes

One of the greatest parts about watching the big game with friends and family is the food. From appetizers and snacks to wings and pizza, there is always something to tempt the taste buds. If you’re looking to up your game at your next game day gathering, look no further than this collection of delicious […]

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Fiesta Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe

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Fiesta Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipe

This Fiesta Black Bean and Corn Salsa recipe is a crowd-pleaser.  It’s easy to make up a large batch, which makes it perfect for potluck gatherings.  And it’s Minnesota Nice, which means that it’s not really spicy at all. Black beans, corn, onion and red pepper mix with a sweet and flavorful vinaigrette to make […]

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Frugal Soups for Chilly Days

by Michelle 2 comments
Frugal Soups For Chilly Days

Delicious Frugal Soups (L to R): Pasta Fagioli Soup from Shutterbean Spicy Red and Black Bean Soup from My Recipes (photo courtesy of Cooking Light) Disneyland’s Loaded Potato Soup from Six Sisters’ Stuff I love fall for lots of reasons, one of which is all of the tasty soup options I can add to my […]

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Homemade Gift Ideas with Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

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Homemade Christmas Gifts and Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

Can someone please tell me what is better than curling up with a tasty, hot cup of cocoa? Honestly, it has to be about the best thing in the world.  It surely is one of the best things about winter! I have a great recipe for you that is easy to put together, makes a […]

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