Archives for September 2009

Frito Lay Tailgate Kit Winner

Wow, I think this will be the last giveaway I host and have to choose a winner. You all made it too hard! All your recipes sounded delicious, and from the amount of white chicken chili recipes that were entered, I am going to have to make that recipe soon. I finally chose Ellie's recipe for Taco Soup. This recipe seemed to be a healthy and inexpensive recipe for fall football. I also thought … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Squash: Cooking Techniques and Photo Tutorial

Spaghetti squash is a cheap, healthy meal. Squash is cheapest during the fall months and you can find it for under $0.70 a pound, which is cheaper than most store bought spaghetti noodles. Squash is good for you too. It is low in saturated fat, and cholesterol. It is also a good source of Niacin, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and a very good source of dietary fiber and Vitamin C. Squash is also … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of September 27th

Car repairs and other unexpected events turned last week upside down. Most nights we settled for sandwiches or toasted pita bread with fruit because there was no time for a real meal. We have lots of carry-overs from last week. What we are eating this week: Breakfast: Whole wheat pancakes, Oatmeal, French Toast, Eggs and toast Lunch: Sandwiches, Fruit, Veggies, Yogurt, Cheese and crackers, … [Read more...]

Frito Lay Giveway ~ Chips plus a $25 Gift Card

Time to link up with your best fall football recipes. Please ad your link to the MckLinky or leave your recipe in the comments section. The recipe requirements: Recipes must have a healthy twist. That means using healthier ingredients such as fresh or natural ingredients and recipes must include Frito-Lay product(s). They can be incorporated in many ways: .       In the recipes themselves, … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of September 21st

What we are eating this week: Breakfast: Whole wheat pancakes, Oatmeal, French Toast, Eggs and toast, Pear Muffins Lunch: Sandwiches, Fruit, Veggies, Yogurt, Cheese and crackers, Smoothies Dinner: Beef Stroganoff - No Mushroom Recipe Served with tossed salad, bread from the bread machine, carrots Whole Wheat Pizza This easy and recipe can be made in the bread machine for a quick meal … [Read more...]

Mega Pasta Salad

The following is a guest post by my friend Liz who blogs at Hoosier Homemade. Liz is a Hoosier Momma, wife, and mom of three boys.  She blogs about cooking, baking, decorating, frugal living, organizing, sewing, crafting and life in Northwest Indiana. In a small world blogging twist, Liz just happens to live about 10 minutes from most of my extended family, but we met on Twitter! Mega Pasta … [Read more...]