Budget-Friendly Meal Plan No. 5

Wow, the support that I have received from these weekly meal planning posts has just been so incredible. Just a quick reminder that I post my weekly menu to encourage menu planning and to give meal ideas, not as a nutritional standard. You should feed your family based on your priorities and values. I am […]

Meal Plan Week No. 4 (Full Grocery List Included)

Alright, so we just finished the meal plan and grocery shopping for this week. We are trying to keep the recipes frugal and straightforward to get the best bang for our dollar. As this week is the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend, we planned for six meals only and the menu was planned with the intention of […]

Week One: Meals For a Week Under $100.00

I don’t always meal plan; it’s a tedious task that can take a good chunk of your time and can get a little overwhelming. But it is something that I am trying to to do more often as it is a great and easy way for families to save money on groceries. Today, I will […]

Fast And Healthy Dinner Fixes From Mom’s Diner

Getting a healthy and nutritious meal into your brood every day can seem like a full-time job. Preparing meals from scratch can be labor intensive and time heavy, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, there are plenty of ways you can cut down the time you spend cooking and still feed your family […]

Exquisite Foods For Entertaining Someone Special

Food isn’t just an essential part of survival. It can be the reason we sit down together. Food can be part of a special event or ritual. It can even be fun, silly,  romantic or intimate. When you invite someone special for dinner, you want the food to be special too. You might go to […]

The Everything Macaroni

This dinner idea really was pure luck. There wasn’t a recipe for me to follow and I simply just tossed a few items into a casserole dish and hoped for the best. Luckily, the family gobbled it up and enjoyed it.  Although, we were not big fans of the broccoli. You Will Need: 1/2 Package […]

Butter Pecan Apple Bake

Today, I attempted a new dessert.  As Ethan so mentioned to me previously how he was disappointed that I failed to buy any apple pie, I put my skills to the test and created this easy Butter Pecan Apple Back. It was by far one of the easiest desserts to make and was absolutely delicious […]

Amazing Apple Sauce

Last week, my mother brought over apples by the bag full. I can only eat so many apples before I start to lose my dang mind. These apples while they taste delicious, they are bruising and turning brown faster than I can peel them. I wanted to try something new, but  a baker I am […]

Swiss Stuffing Crock Pot Chicken

  You Will Need: 4 Boneless, Skin Less Chicken Breasts, Cut in Halves 1 boxes of Stuffing 1 Can of Cream of Chicken Soup 1/4 Cup of Milk 1/4 Cup of Butter (melted) 4 Slices of Swiss Sheese – I used Kraft Slices. Cooked Broccoli Directions: Spray the slow-cooker with cooking spray and lay the […]

Creamy Chicken Stuffing & Green Beans

This has become one of our favorite easy to make meals, with only 7 ingredients, short prep time and the use of the slow-cooker – it sure does make home-cooking simple and affordable. You Will Need: $ Boneless, Skin Less Chicken Breasts, Cut in Halves 1-2 boxes of Stuffing 1 Can of Mushroom Soup 3/4 […]