NEW Freezer Meal Plans – (Sale this week only!)

August 6, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
20 Meal Plans Summer Pantry Staples Freezer Friendly Edition

Two for $8 - This week ONLY!  (Save 20%) Erin, the $5 Dinner Mom, has been working hard to put together some awesome budget-friendly meal plans! The meal plans use mostly bulk purchases from Costco and include family-friendly recipes, shopping ... Read More...

The Best Zucchini Brownies Recipe

August 2, 2015 6 Comments | Disclosure
The best zucchini brownies

Got zucchini? Make these brownies! I recently went out of town and came home to a ginormous zucchini in the garden. (Note to self: Don't forget to check on the garden before you leave town.) It was heavy too - had to use some muscle to hold ... Read More...

Our Favorite Zucchini Recipes

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Fav Zucchini Recipes FB w Logo

One of my favorite parts of summer is my garden and getting to eat, cook, bake, freeze, dry and can the bountiful produce that we glean. Last year I canned pickles, salsa, peaches, apricot syrup, apricot jam, and pasta sauce. One of my favorite ... Read More...

The Best Way to Cook Bacon

July 28, 2015 6 Comments | Disclosure
This is the best way to cook bacon! Easy clean-up, even cooking, and no flipping.

So, I have to say right off that the best way to cook bacon will depend on how much you are cooking and for what purpose. (I mean, obviously the purpose would be to eat it. But are you eating it plain, crumbling it over something, just adding a few ... Read More...

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe {Homemade Caesar Dressing Recipe}

July 26, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad with homemade caesar salad dressing recipe

Easy Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad with a Homemade Dressing! This is an awesome side dish salad to take to a potluck or serve at a BBQ. You will get a full 4-quart bowl of delicious pasta salad with this recipe. Perfect for a party or family gathering! ... Read More...

The Best BBQ Chicken Kebabs Recipe

July 22, 2015 50 Comments | Disclosure
the best grilled bbq chicken kebabs

The only BBQ Chicken Kebabs recipe you need! This isn't your ordinary barbecue chicken. In fact, these BBQ Chicken Kebabs are the best barbecue chicken I've tasted. There are a few easy extra steps that really add a depth of flavor that you can't ... Read More...

Healthy Homemade Fudgesicle Recipe

July 21, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
healthy homemade fudgesicle recipe

Healthy, homemade fudgesicles! These are so much healthier than most of the other popsicle treats out there! Homemade is always nice because you have a better idea of what is in there. Plus, these are quick and easy to make. Melanie and I ... Read More...

Orange Chicken Copycat Recipe

July 19, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Copycat Chinese Orange Chicken - better than any restaurant!

Better than Panda Express Orange Chicken! Since I was looking for a Panda Express Orange Chicken copycat, I had to bring home some Panda Express to taste test side by side! The verdict? This orange chicken recipe is better than Panda Express. For ... Read More...

Crockpot BBQ Baked Beans

July 17, 2015 3 Comments | Disclosure
Crockpot-BBQ-Baked-Beans

{Pin This} Ingredients 4 15 oz cans Baked Beans/Pork and Beans (Van Camps are on sale at Walmart this week for $.58 each) 1 Bottle (18 oz) Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce - I like Honey BBQ, but they don't make a bad flavor :) 1 lb Zaycon ... Read More...