Quick and Easy Weeknight Macaroni and Cheese

weeknight macaroni and cheese recipe

Skip the box macaroni and cheese, when you can make your own without any extra time! You don’t have to do anything fancy to enjoy good ‘ol fashion macaroni and cheese. My trick is using the American Cheese slices that I get for cheap with my coupons. You can have this dinner created and on […]

Cauliflower Rice – Tastes great!

Cauliflower rice recipe is easy to make

Are some of you trying to eat heathier like me? I am trying not just diet, but instead plan for healthier meals. One of the things my family has now incorporated into our dinners is Cauliflower Rice. This cauliflower rice recipe is so easy, it is hard to even call it a recipe. However, it […]

Pan-Fried Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes Recipe

pan-fried sweet potatoes

I have a small love for sweet potatoes, but not like you probably think. I HATE sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving. Crazy, I know. I don’t understand why people think you should put marshmallows on sweet potatoes. Just because they have the word sweet in their name doesn’t make them a dessert. Marshmallows are meant for […]

How to Make your own Homemade Cornbread Mix

cornbread mix2

Making your own cornbread mix… what is the point? Oh my… have you ever had homemade cornbread? Not the kind that came out the box, the kind that you make from scratch. It is OH SO good. There is something about it that just melts in your mouth. We make cornbread on a regular basis […]

Turn your Crockpot into a Rice Cooker

Have you ever thought about buying a rice cooker? Rice Cookers can range any where from $14 to $36 when they are sale. Sure they are easy, convenient so obviously you are tempted to buy one. However, you can get the same convenience from using your crockpot. You can save money, space in your kitchen, […]

A 10 Minute Side Dish – Pan Fried Zucchini Slices

pan-fried zucchini

This is by far the easiest side dish you can make. In 10 minutes you can have these cooked and ready to go! You will be shocked that they are only seasoned with salt and pepper, because they are packed with zucchini. Since Zucchini is cheap right now, this is a very frugal dish! Print […]

Roasted Tomato & Mozzarella Salad


Many people have had tomato and mozzarella salad before and it was cold. I always think it looks delicious, but I am not a fan of cold tomatoes. A few weeks ago I thought… Why now make it in the oven?? I have a small love for roasted tomatoes. I cannot stand cold tomatoes, but […]

Cucumber & Onions Salad Recipe

cucumber -onion salad

Lately cucumbers have been really cheap. My husband’s grandma used to make him cucumber and onions and since she has passed he has continued (year after year) asking me to make him some. I had no idea what he was talking about, so finally (after a few years) I gave it a try. I am […]

Parmesan Grilled Zucchini

parmesan grilled zucchini

As most of you know by now, I am a HUGE fan of grilled zucchini! To be honest, I don’t think you can cook zucchini any other way than grilled. It really is that good! There is something about the grilled flavor and the crispiness of the zucchini that makes it so fabulous! This new […]