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Ever heard anyone say they didn’t love bacon? Of course not! They even created vegetarian bacon because Everybody. Loves. Bacon. Throughout the month of January, Winn-Dixie is celebrating everyone’s favorite food with bacon sampling, bacon recipes, and bacon sales. Winn-Dixie “Everybody Loves Bacon” event   #BaconLove on Twitter Aside from just eating bacon as it is, this …

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fishsticksinablanket

Incorporating seafood into your weekly menu is important for your health! Studies show that a diet containing omega-3 fatty acids may: Promote heart health Decrease blood pressure, triglycerides, and cholesterol levels Improve arthritis and joint pain Lessen symptoms of depression and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Support eye health Enhance brain growth and development Aid brain growth in unborn babies, infants and kids Decrease …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe: Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 15, 2012 · 5 comments

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas This recipe is so easy you can enchiladas any time you want!   Ingredients: Chicken Breasts or Tenderloins (I used the bagged frozen kind) Can or Rotel Tomatoes Can of Old El Paso Enchilada Sauce Flour Tortillas Shredded Cheese (I use Mexican Blend but you can us what you like) Sour Cream Green Onions Directions: 1.  Put Chicken, Rotel …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Bacon Wrapped Chicken

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 8, 2012 · 2 comments

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Bacon Wrapped Chicken This was absolutely delicious.  Hubs raved about it.  And it was SO easy! I’m cooking for two and a half people so I didn’t use very many pieces of chicken.  You can easily double the amount of chicken (and bacon slices) with the same amount of soup and sour …

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onedishitalianchicken

I made this last night and it gets Hubs’ seal of approval for taste and mine for ease!  I’ve never in my life made a complete meal as easily as this one was! Ingredients: Chicken Breasts or Tenderloins (I used the bagged frozen kind) Canned Green Beans Red or New Potatoes Italian Dressing Directions: Arrange chicken, beans and potatoes in a casserole …

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7cansoup

This week’s recipe is Seven Can “Pantry” Soup by Mackenzie at The Centsible Family that is perfect for using what you have in the pantry to serve a hot meal. Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for 4-8 hours and yield about 8-10 servings. This recipe calls for all stockpile ingredients, and …

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sweetandtangyporkchops

Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Sweet and Tangy Porkchops I am not a big fan of porkchops.  I think I had to eat them too much growing up.  It’s a meat you can get cheaply and my mom was the Queen of Frugal before it was cool.  So we ate a lot of porkchops. Despite my disdain …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Versatile Cheese Dip

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 10, 2012 · 0 comments

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Versatile Cheese Dip Perfect for a snack, a party or a meal! My money-saving recipe for today is actually cheese dip.  It’s great for a snack but there are also several ways to make it a cheap meal: 1 large loaf of cheese 2 cans Rotel (or any brand of diced tomatoes with onions and green chilies) 3/4 …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe: Dressed Up Boxed Pasta Salad

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 23, 2012 · 1 comment

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I struck gold with this concoction.  Hubs LOVED it! Ingredients: 1 box Suddenly Salad Original Pasta Salad prepared according to package 1/2 pound bacon cooked 1/2 bag Tyson Frozen Grilled and Ready Chicken Strips heated Mix all three things together and chill.  It’s best if prepare it and let it chill all day or overnight – it really brings …

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stockpile_recipe_beef_stew_and_rice

This is so easy I can’t believe it took me this long to come up with it! Anytime you can cook from your stockpile you are saving money, and one thing I don’t lack for in my stockpile are canned soups and rice sides.  And this can utilize leftovers also, making it even better! So, here’s …

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Monday’s Money-Saving Recipe – How to Grill an Onion

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 2, 2012 · 1 comment

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This is a perfect accent to your Fourth festivities this week!  We love throwing an onion on the grill anytime it’s fired up.  Here’s what we do to it: Start with a sweet Vidalia onion.  Remove skin and cut off the top.  I always prep it on a piece of foil. Slice it “bloomin’ onion” style without …

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beefaroni2

I finally got a picture to go with this recipe, but it’s just of the ingredients.  I didn’t get a chance to take a picture of it finished.  Seriously, Hubs is literally leaning over the oven with a spoon when I pull this out.  This is one of his favorite recipes! Now, I know you can …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Italian Parmesan Chicken

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 11, 2012 · 0 comments

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   Okay, this recipe is total easy and I used a mix so I am totally cheating.  But if you haven’t tried the Kraft Fresh Take mixes yet, you totally should. There’s almost always a coupon out for them (right now you can get a$0.75/1 Kraft Fresh Take Cheese & Breadcrumb Mix printable and a $0.50/1 …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Cinnamon Toast

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 4, 2012 · 0 comments

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Like the Peanut Butter Marshmallow Crackers, this is another childhood favorite. I loved cinnamon toast for breakfast AND I loved even more when I was deemed old enough to MAKE MY OWN. Which was a big deal, it requiring the oven and all. :) But even for little ones, they can be involved in the …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Ranch Potato Fries

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 28, 2012 · 2 comments

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Today’s recipe is a good side dish.  I sometimes feel like I get into a rut with my side dishes.  Do you ever feel that way?  Sometimes I spend so much time preparing my main dish that when it’s time to start thinking about sides, I just open a can of corn and a box …

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Monday’s Money Saving Recipe – Pizza Pita Pockets

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 21, 2012 · 2 comments

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These were so simply to make and SO yummy!  I love when an idea comes together.  :)  God bless Hubs too for always trying my “creations”, fortunately this one got the seal of approval! Pizza Pita Pockets Ingredients: Pitas Jar Pizza Sauce Sliced Pepperoni Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Cut pitas in half.  Spread pizza sauce inside pitas.  Sprinkle a little cheese down into …

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