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Bacon Jalapeño Mac ‘N Cheese

Mac ‘N Cheese is not just for kids!  My Bacon Jalapeño Mac ‘N Cheese is reminiscent of your favorite childhood food, but has a lot more flavor and a little kick!  This is a perfect side dish for a BBQ, Fourth of July party, or when you are craving some comfort food! Ingredients 2 c… Continue reading Bacon Jalapeño Mac ‘N Cheese

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Sausage and Peppers Pasta

This is truly a 30 minute or less meal.  It is also an extremely delicious and frugal dinner.  I have taken this pasta as a side dish to potlucks and barbecues and it is always a big hit. Ingredients 1 package Italian sausage links, I like the spicy pork and chicken blend by Johnsonville 1… Continue reading Sausage and Peppers Pasta

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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese

Ingredients: 1-2 lbs lean ground beef or turkey (thawed) 1 bell pepper 1 yellow onion 4 cloves garlic 4 c fresh spinach or 1 box thawed frozen spinach 2 cans tomato sauce 1 can diced tomatoes 1 small can tomato paste 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried parsley 1 tsp ground black pepper Directions:… Continue reading Slow Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese

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Slow Cooker Chicken Primavera

This could be my new favorite slow cooker meal. I made Chicken Primavera in the slow cooker today for the first time. I didn’t follow a recipe, I looked in my fridge and pantry and threw together what I had. Part of being frugal is being creative in the kitchen and making do with what… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Primavera