20 Unexpected Things to Freeze to Save Money

20 Unexpected Things to Freeze that will Save You Money

The number one question I am asked over and over by readers, friends, and family, is Can I freeze that? I know they come to me and ask, not just because I have a food-related blog, but because if you were to open up my freezer–it is full! And mostly full of little tidbits of… 

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A collection of sweet, savory, light, cheesy, and creamy dips--perfect for any party. Especially fitting for Game Day.

Game Day Dips

It is about time to for the Big Game…AKA The Superbowl. I don’t know you, but I look forward to it every year. Why?  Being from Cleveland, it is surely not the because of the actual GAME. Is it the commercials–well, yes, I do find entertainment from them. Although I have to admit I feel like… 

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Peanut Butter Mocha Roulade: Nothing goes better together than chocolate and peanut butter. Throw mocha flavoring in the mix, and it is crazy good. This flourless cake is sure to impress and please anyone!

Flourless Peanut Butter Mocha Roulade

There is nothing better to me than the combination of peanut butter and chocolate. NOTHING! Well, at least when talking about food! I seriously think this is a need I have every single day. I need chocolate. I need peanut butter. When I put the 2 together, magic happens. And then I realized, I need… 

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Free 7 Day Italian Real Foods Meal Plan with Grocery List and Game Plan Included

7 Day Italian Meal Plan with Grocery List and Prep Plan

You mean I have to make dinner again?!! How many times do you feel that way? Once a month, once a week, every night? Yes, the truth of the matter is that most of us have to make dinner amongst the other thousands of things we have to do in our busy days. However, I… 

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Ham and Bean Soup: A classic soup that has been remade to be a bit healthier but still exploding with flavor. A perfect way to use up that leftover ham.

Ham and Bean Soup

  Ham and Bean Soup Okay, I shared with you my husband’s love of Broccoli Cheese Soup, his second favorite soup of all time is a canned Bean and Bacon Soup. It is what he grew up on, poor guy.  However, I do not serve him condensed soups in this house–not because I am trying… 

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A healthier take on Panera's Broccoli Cheese Soup

Healthier Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

My husband is in love with Broccoli Cheese Soup. He told my mom that her soup ranks above prime rib for him. Like WHOA!  That was a revelation we were not expecting. My mom’s version of Broccoli Cheese Soup is beyond decadent and there is nothing good about it for you expect the broccoli. She uses… 

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Tortellini Soup: A dinner that comes together in no time with pantry and freezer staples.

Tortellini and Kale Soup: Raiding the Pantry Staples

Tortellini and Kale Soup: A Raid of My Freezer and Pantry We had been out of town for 2 weeks. When we got home, you can imagine how empty my fridge was. So you are probably thinking, Go to the grocery store.  And yes, that is what most people would do. I am not most… 

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Take Breakfast to a whole new level with Black Forest Pancakes. Deep Rich Chocolate Pancakes topped with freshly made cherry syrup.

A Healthy Start: Black Forest Pancakes

Black Forest Pancakes Black Forest Pancakes Well go ahead, kiss me. I have turned your average ho hum pancake into a delicous, decandent treat. Shhh….these pancakes are actually quite healthy! They just TASTE decandent! Black Forest Cakes are rich in chocolate and layered with a juicy cherry compote and high in calories and fat. These… 

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Superfood Super Smoothie: A delicious blend of kale, berries, and orange juice, serving you up a huge dose of antioxidants and vitamin C.

Super Food Super Smoothie

Are you looking to incorporate more super-foods into your diet this upcoming year? Or maybe you are just looking for a healthy little treat to serve your kids after school? Or do you just love a good smoothie recipe? That’s me! That’s me! SuperFood SuperSmoothie This simple little Super Smoothie, is not only lick-smacking good, it… 

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Creamy Chicken Casserole

Creamy Parmesan Chicken Casserole AKA Amish Chicken

Creamy Chicken Casserole Is it cold where you are? Are you desiring a meal that will fill you up with warmth and comfort? What about a casserole that pleases the pickiest of eaters and is made with REAL food? No canned soups here! A serving of this creamy casserole is like a warm hug from… 

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perfection

Learning to Let Go of My View of Perfection: How My Son Changed My Perspective with a Box of Pasta.

Do you have plans for the upcoming year? Perhaps goals? Desires to stay on budget? Lose 10 pounds? Eat more fruits and vegetables? I have quite a bit I want to accomplish in 2015. One of my desires is to remember the lesson I learned this past Christmas. It requires me to let go of my… 

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