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Recipes

Pizza Casserole – A Family Favorite!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 7, 2017 · 0 comments

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Pizza Casserole This IS as yummy as it looks!  It’s Hub’s favorite recipe!  I’ve made it two ways – with ground beef and ground sausage.  We like the ground sausage best.  I seasoned the sausage with some Italian seasoning as I was browning it. This recipe can easily be doubled.  Or even halved.  The picture is half …

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Halloween Sweets and Treats Roundup | Six Great Recipes

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 16, 2013 · 0 comments

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Here’s a roundup of several Halloween Treat Recipes from the Mavens of Money! Have your own fun recipe idea? Share your own in the linky at the bottom of the post! Candy Corn Crunch from This Mama Loves Popcorn Jack-O-Lanterns from Mom on Dealz Meringue Ghosts from Madame Deals Witch Hat Surprise Cookies from This Mama Loves Cool Whip …

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Five Recipes using APPLES

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 21, 2013 · 0 comments

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TOP APPLE POSTS ROUND-UP Together with my friends from Mavens of Money we bring you our hottest posts this fall. This week we’re sharing all about APPLES. For instructions on these scrumptious recipes, click on the pictures! Apple Pie with Speculoos Cookie Butter by MadameDeals Apple Tree Hand Print by Mom on Dealz Homemade Applesauce in the Slow Cooker by The Coupon Challenge Crockpot …

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Gorton’s Fish Sandwich BLT Recipe and FREE Product Coupon Giveaway!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 10, 2013 · 2 comments

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Gorton’s offers 20 products at 200 calories or less so you can serve delicious and healthy items to your family! We are a fan of fish sandwiches and Gorton’s makes fish fillets the perfect size for fish sandwiches! I was browsing Gorton’s recipe gallery when I saw Fish Sandwich BLTs.  Well, we love fish sandwiches and we …

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Slow Cooker Recipe Showcase: Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 17, 2013 · 0 comments

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This week’s Slow Cooker Recipe is Buffalo Chicken Meatballs by Brett at Mama Loves Her Bargains is a perfect for the Football Playoffs or Super Bowl games coming up in the next few weeks! Ingredients: 1lb ground chicken 1carrot 1 stalk celery 1/2 c breadcrumbs 1/3 c crumbled bleu cheese 12oz bottle Frank’s Buffalo Sauce (or your own sauce) Directions: Mix all ingredients except …

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Slow Cooker Recipe Showcase: Pineapple Chicken Tacos

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 13, 2013 · 0 comments

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This week’s slow cooker recipe is Pineapple Chicken Tacos by Sharon at Mom on Dealz! Chicken, Black Bean, & Pineapple Tacos Ingredients: 1 pound chicken breast 1 can black beans drained 1 can corn, drained 1 can cubed or crushed pineapple 1 small container of salsa Desired taco toppings Directions: 1. Pour 1/2 the jar of salsa on the bottom of your slow cooker. 2. Lay …

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Slow Cooker Showcase: Beef Pot Roast & Veggies

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 9, 2013 · 0 comments

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This week’s recipe is Beef Pot Roast & Veggies by Dana at The Coupon Challenge is a staple recipe in many homes. Dana always recommends waiting until there is a good sale on a beef chuck or round bottom roasts to save money. Look for a 3-4lb roast and then load up on the veggies (depending …

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Slow Cooker Showcase: Crock Pot Chili

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 14, 2012 · 0 comments

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This week’s recipe is Crock Pot Chili by Brett at Mama Loves Her Bargains that is sure to warm you on a chilly night! Chili is one of  Brett’s favorite dishes to make when the weather gets cooler. It’s full of protein, and such a comfort food for us. This is more or less the chili …

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Slow Cooker Showcase: Fagioli Soup with Pasta

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 29, 2012 · 0 comments

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Slow Cooker Showcase – Fagioli Soup with Pasta This week’s recipe is for yummy Fagioli Soup with Pasta using Amee’s recipe from Madame Deals! Perfect for the cooler weather it is sure to warm and fill you up after a busy and hectic day! Ingredients: 1 onion-chopped 2-3 ribs celery chopped 4 carrots chopped (I used about 20 baby carrots) 1 …

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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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Slow Cooker Showcase: Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 19, 2012 · 0 comments

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Slow Cooker Showcase – Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas This recipe is so easy you can enchiladas any time you want! This is a repost of a recipe of mine.  It got picked for the Mavens of Money Weekly Slow Cooker Showcase! This week’s slow cooker recipe is for yummy Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas using Tabitha’s recipe from Saving Toward A …

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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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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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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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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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Sneaky Eats: Squash Tots

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

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I found a recipe for zucchini tots and they were really good but I am my mother’s daughter and I immediately started thinking of how I could make the recipe better.  So here is my Squash Tots recipe.  I’m including this in Sneaky Eats because if you have a kid who loooooves tater tots, you …

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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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Sneaky Eats – Sweet Potato Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 17, 2012 · 0 comments

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If you have picky eaters in the family who snarl at the site of a vegetable you need to pick up a copy of Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food.  Bug, my sweet little boy who as a toddler ate everything – cole slaw, baked beans, peas, carrots, broccoli, salad, …

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