Banana Cream Frozen Yogurt – No Ice Cream Maker Required

Banana Cream Frozen Yogurt Recipe #healthydesserts #bananadesserts

My hubby and I LOVE fall!  We’re sure looking forward to the cooler weather coming in and especially the pretty autumn leaves.  In the meantime, there’s still quite a few hot days ahead of us and so choosing some healthy frozen treats can be a great way to cool off…. Continue reading »

A Simple Salmon Salad and Our Story of How We Fell in Love with the Beautiful Fish

Our Story of How We Fell in Love with the Beautiful Fish My hubby and I LOVE salmon.  We first got hooked when we were newlyweds, who loved to gorge ourselves at Golden Corral. Wow, those were the days of misery, because I always spouted off to my hubby, “Eat… Continue reading »

Use These Two Leftovers to Make a Quick Sunday Evening Meal

Since I detest cooking on Sundays anymore than I necessarily have to, I try to utilize leftovers to create a new meal. Here’s two simple ways to use leftover chicken and mashed potatoes and leftover taco meat. After a supper of chicken and mashed potatoes, I spread my leftover mashed… Continue reading »

Thrifty Moms – Double Duty Household Items, Boost Family Income, Hidden Cash, No Cook Dinners

Today was the first day of our new school year…2013-2014! We didn’t get to do a real thorough job with my family coming in from out of town for a visit, but we made a start and sort of went over this year’s routine, etc.  So I’m thrilled to have… Continue reading »

Macaroni and Cheese Revolution – Recipe

How many of you LOVE macaroni and cheese? I’ve loved it since my young childhood days. I vowed that ONE DAY… I would eat an entire box of mac & cheese all by myself! Unfortunately (or fortunately) I never conquered that goal. But, I still love the stuff especially with… Continue reading »

7 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Watermelon

different ways to enjoy watermelon this summer.  Here’s some suggestions you might try for variety. 1. Bacon and watermelon – What? This can’t be good, can it? It can be if you make an appetizer that “looks like sushi.” Bake the bacon at 375 degrees for about 15 minutes. You… Continue reading »

Leftover Grilled Mac-N-Cheese Sandwiches – Fast Fixin' Recipes

Ingredients: Leftover macaroni and cheese (warmed in the microwave or skillet) Pepper Jack cheese slices (or your own favorite cheese) Bread slices Melted Butter My Trick for Spreading Bread with Melted Butter I use a leftover oblong butter container to melt butter in. (Mine is from Land O Lakes) I… Continue reading »

Curried Egg Salad Recipe – No Mayo!

Last Friday for lunch I tried this new recipe for Curried Egg Salad — It was gratifying (especially since I’ve always had a weakness for eggs) and it was certainly nice knowing that I was eating something “healthy” for lunch. I love “spicy“ stuff  — “A little bite makes every… Continue reading »

How to Make Easy Scalloped Potatoes from Leftover Potatoes & Cheese Sauce

Next time you’re cooking potatoes, why not cook extra to get a head start on meal preparation for the next day. One of the things you can do with leftover potatoes is make easy delicious scalloped potatoes. *Tip: If you don’t have leftover potatoes, you can boil some in the… Continue reading »

Healthy Lunch Ideas in 20 Minutes or Less, Healthy Snacks & Meal Planning

Here’s  a roundup of “Healthy Lunch Ideas in 20 Minutes or Less” that I hope will be helpful for you. As always, I look forward to hearing your comments and your own suggestions!  Please join me on Facebook to get our latest updates. Offer whole wheat crackers, leftover meat bits… Continue reading »