Refried Beans

Making your own refried beans is easy and economical. There are many uses for refried beans: bean burritos, bean tacos, beans and cheese, bean dip and more. They are inexpensive and very nutritious. Pinto beans are high in fiber, magnesium and potassium and can be purchased at any grocery store for around $1-2 a pound. Most people purchase their refried beans pre-made in a can. While … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of December 14th

Christmas is only 11 days away! The few weeks before Christmas our meals get simpler as the Christmas baking begins in full force. I already experimented with a batch of cream puffs this weekend filled with home-made whipped cream. They were delicious and fairly easy to make. I'll post the recipe this week. Our simple yet delicious meals: Breakfast French toast made with homemade maple … [Read more...]