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Stretching Meats in Budget Meals

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Wondering how to include meat in budget-friendly meals? It’s possible with a little creative thinking. Stretching meats in budget meals is a great way to save money and eat well! Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas My boys love the different names for eaters: carnivore, omnivore, herbivore, dessertivore, etc. Most of them would choose to be carnivores, if […]

Not Mushy Oatmeal, the Only Way to Make It

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Oatmeal can be a delicious, hearty, and nutritious breakfast, as long as you don’t make mushy oatmeal. Win every morning with this easy recipe for Not Mushy Oatmeal. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I […]

Chicken and Bowties Pasta with Sage and Nutmeg

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Ready to welcome fall in style? This Chicken and Bowties Pasta dish, rich with sage and nutmeg, creamy and delicious is a perfect addition to your fall table. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. […]

Chicken Bacon Subs for the Freezer

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These Chicken Bacon Subs disappear lickety split at my house. They are so easy to assemble, and make a perfect freezer meal. Are you ready for a freezer meal that’s going to knock your socks off? This is it! Chicken Bacon Subs, a FishFamily favorite since 2010. I created this recipe on a whim one […]

Spicy Chicken Rub for Grilled Chicken

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Fire up the grill and enjoy an easy chicken dinner with this Spicy Chicken Rub. Making your own seasoning blend helps you avoid additives and will save you money! I like to be organized at meal times, but despite all my freezer cooking and meal planning, we still have nights when I’m staring into the […]

Red Sauce with Meats

Homemade Red Sauce with Meats Life as Mom

This delicious red sauce cooks quickly and deliciously. The meatballs or sausage poach in the sauce, adding great flavor. Thank God that Marco Polo had the foresight to bring some noodles back to Europe when he travelled the Silk Road. The Italians took those noodles and have done some wonderful things with them. Not that […]

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe LAM

These Chicken Salad Sandwiches are so tasty! With crunchy bits of celery and savory bites of cheddar, this chicken salad is note-worthy, perfect for sandwich night. I’ve always loved a good sandwich. Whether it was the ham-and-cheese-stuffed pitas my girlfriends and I made in high school, the $5 footlong that felt like a splurge, or […]

Easiest Mac and Cheese Recipe

Easiest Mac and Cheese Life as Mom

This is the easiest mac and cheese you’ll ever make. Seriously. I think it rivals the box in both taste and simplicity. Food is a great comforter. There is just something about the connection between our taste buds and our brain that can do wonders. I don’t pretend to understand it, but the right foods […]