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January is National Soup Month | Find Recipes Here

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 18, 2020 · 0 comments

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Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Makes sense because January is the middle of winter and there’s nothing better on a cold winter’s day than a warm bowl of soup!  January is also National Slow Cooker Month.  So you can celebrate both by making soup in your slow cooker! I’m going to share with you this Seven Can …

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What’s better on a cold winter morning that building a snowman out of hot, flaky cinnamon rolls?  Yeah, I couldn’t think of anything better either.  Taking a hint from our Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls, we decided to try Snowman Cinnamon Rolls! No, I don’t make cinnamon rolls from scratch.  You’re going to be amazed at how …

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What’s better at Christmas time than Christmas Tree shaped food for breakfast?  Not much, right?  Taking a hint from our St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls, we decided to try Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls! No, I don’t make cinnamon rolls from scratch.  You’re going to be amazed at how easy these really are! Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls You …

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Recipes for National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day April 2, 2019

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 1, 2019 · 0 comments

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April 2, 2019, is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day!   Now, a basic PB&J sandwich is great but if you want to venture out a little on your PB&J day celebration check out these yummy recipes! PB&J Acai Smoothie Bowl INGREDIENTS 2 frozen acai smoothie packs 1 banana 1/3 cup blueberries 1/3 cup raspberries 1/2 cup Sparkling …

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March 23, 2019, is National Chip and Dip Day!  There is only one kind of chips and dip I like – and that’s tortilla chips with guacamole!   Preferably my homemade guacamole! The Best Homemade Guacamole 4 avocados 1/2 small red onion – chopped 3 roma tomatoes – seeded and diced small handful fresh cilantro leaves – chopped 2 tsp coarse sea salt 2 …

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Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls | Fun Food for St. Patrick’s Day

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 12, 2019 · 0 comments

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Looking for some fun, themed food for St. Patrick’s Day?  These Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls are so easy and  so festive for a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast or treat! No, I don’t make cinnamon rolls from scratch.  You’re going to be amazed at how easy these really are! Easy Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls for St. Patrick’s Day You start with …

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February 24, 2019, is National Tortilla Chip Day!   I feel like National Tortilla Day should also be on National Margarita Day instead of 2 days later.  But alas, they are different days.  Sounds like a good reason to treat yourself to margaritas TWICE – because you need a margarita to go with your tortilla chips…..and …

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February 4, 2019: National Homemade Soup Day | Recipes Here!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 3, 2019 · 0 comments

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February 4, 2019, is National Homemade Soup Day!  Celebrate this deal with a steaming bowl of delicious soup! I’m going to share with you this Seven Can Pantry Soup recipe!  (Or check below the recipe for links to more soups to try!) Seven Can Pantry Soup by Mackenzie at The Centsible Family  Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for …

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Delicious Butternut Squash Muffins Recipe | Secretly Good For You!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 15, 2018 · 0 comments

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Sometimes the only way I can get a vegetable in my kid is to hide it in a muffin.  Thankfully, butternut squash is DELICIOUS in muffins when you use the right spices!  We LOVE these butternut squash muffins. This makes a big batch of 18-24 muffins so he eats them for breakfast and snacks on them …

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March 23, 2018, is National Chip and Dip Day!  There is only one kind of chips and dip I like – and that’s tortilla chips with guacamole! The Best Homemade Guacamole 4 avocados 1/2 small red onion – chopped 3 roma tomatoes – seeded and diced small handful fresh cilantro leaves – chopped 2 tsp coarse sea salt 2 squirts of fresh lemon Slice …

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February 24, 2018, is National Tortilla Chip Day!   I feel like National Tortilla Day should also be on National Margarita Day instead of 2 days later.  But alas, they are different days.  Sounds like a good reason to treat yourself to margaritas TWICE – because you need a margariata to go with your tortilla chips…..and …

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The BEST Homemade Guacamole (true story!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 21, 2018 · 1 comment

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This is the best homemade guacamole!  I think the simplicity of it is what makes it so great.  No mix needed – just the following fresh ingredients: The Best Homemade Guacamole 4 avocados 1/2 small red onion – chopped 3 roma tomatoes – seeded and diced small handful fresh cilantro leaves – chopped 2 tsp coarse sea salt 2 squirts of fresh …

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February 4, 2018: National Homemade Soup Day | Recipes Here!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 3, 2018 · 0 comments

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February 4, 2018, is National Homemade Soup Day!  Celebrate this deal with a steaming bowl of delicious soup! I’m going to share with you this Seven Can Pantry Soup recipe!  (Or check below the recipe for links to more soups to try!) Seven Can Pantry Soup by Mackenzie at The Centsible Family  Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for …

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Today, January 27, 2018, is National Chocolate Cake Day!  And I can’t believe I couldn’t find any deals on cake for today!  There aren’t any national deals but you might luck out and find somewhere local that’s offering a special.  A search of “national chocolate cake day” on Twitter brought up some tweets by family-owned …

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Sweet, Simple, Strawberry Shortcakes Recipe

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 5, 2018 · 0 comments

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I have a feeling these didn’t turn out as picturesque as they should have but, boy, were they delicious!  In fact, it’s been a while since I made them.  I seriously need to make some more soon! My “cake” part came out very biscuit-y.  I used Stevia in place of sugar – I don’t think that …

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Copycat Subway Italian BMT Sandwich

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 3, 2017 · 0 comments

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The Italian B.M.T at Subway is one of my favorite sandwiches.  My toppings of choice are lettuce (or spinach), tomato, red onions, banana peppers and olives. As much as I love getting it at Subway, it’s just as easy (and cheaper!) to make it at home! Copycat Subway Italian BMT Sub Sandwich Rolls of your choice Salami Ham Pepperoni Provolone Cheese Toppings At home …

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Back to school means HUNGRY kids in the house at 3:30 every afternoon.  Or, since we homeschool, that means I have a hungry kid in the house all.day.long.   As G has gotten older, I have found it harder to find a balance when it comes to healthy snacking than it was when he was …

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Easy Freezer Meatloaf – 3 Meals in 1 Hour

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 26, 2017 · 0 comments

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I wish I were better at freezer cooking.  I KNOW that it saves time, money and sanity.  But I haven’t mastered it yet.  But even though I don’t have 30 meals in my freezer at all time, one thing I DO have is meatloaf.  And even if you haven’t gotten the hang of freezer cooking, …

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For the Fourth of July, there isn’t anything more American than smoked meat to celebrate. Whether it’s a holiday feast for just the family or the whole neighborhood, a big barbecued brisket is the perfect way to bring everyone together for a day of celebrating the red, white and blue. Rocky Stubblefield, grandson of Stubb’s Legendary …

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Recipes for National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day April 2, 2017

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 2, 2017 · 0 comments

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April 2, 2017, is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day!   Now, a basic PB&J sandwich is great but if you want to venture out a little on your PB&J day celebration check out these yummy recipes! PB&J Acai Smoothie Bowl INGREDIENTS 2 frozen acai smoothie packs 1 banana 1/3 cup blueberries 1/3 cup raspberries 1/2 cup Sparkling …

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