Archives for 2013

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

By contributing writer Kristia These  Blueberry Streusel Muffins are my new favorite breakfast or snack treat. The streusel topping is crunchy and nutty, and the muffin is tender and delicious. I'm serving these muffins to my family on Christmas morning along with my Egg and Sausage Breakfast Casserole. To save time on Christmas morning, bake the muffins ahead of time and store in the … [Read more...]

How to Menu Plan

Menu planning saves money and time. It also makes meal time go more smoothly. If you need help learning how to menu plan, here are links to articles where I talk about how to plan a menu. Menu Planning 101 Menu Planning 101 - Part 1 15 Meals - Part 2 Putting it All Together - Part 3 Shopping, Food Storage, Sales, and Stockpiling - Part 4 Other Menu Planning Help 5 Simple Ways … [Read more...]

Breakfast Brat Scramble

By contributing writer SnoWhite Toss some leftover dinner meat into a skillet with veggies and eggs, and you have breakfast!  We used wild rice brats to make this recipe, but leftover hamburger, steak, ham, or sausage would work equally well in this breakfast scramble. PrintBreakfast Brat ScrambleAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients2 eggs1/8 cup milksalt & pepper, to tastepinch of dry … [Read more...]

Pudding Puffs

Have I ever told you about the time I tried to make cream puffs from scratch? I didn't have a mixer so I was using a food processor. The dough was very sticky and I made the mistake of trying to scoop out the dough with my hand. The problem? There are some pretty sharp blades at the bottom of that food processor. I don't want to get into all the yucky details, but let's just say it was a long time … [Read more...]

eMeals: 30% off Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Now

If your life is anything like mine I know you have way too much on your plate. As a matter of fact, you haven't seen the plate in months! But wait there is hope! The people at eMeals have come to the rescue. eMeals allows you to pick a food style, your family size and even your favorite grocery stores. They have so many food styles to choose from like Gluten Free, Paleo, Organic, … [Read more...]

Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

By contributing writer Kristia If you're looking for a  side dish for your Thanksgiving Day menu, give this Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole a try. The combination of maple, pecans and sweet potatoes is tasty and delicious and makes you think you are eating dessert for dinner. The recipe is easy to prepare, so you can be with your family on Thanksgiving instead of spending all of your time in … [Read more...]