Outback Steakhouse Green Beans Copycat Recipe

Outback Steakhouse Green Beans Copycat Recipe

One vegetable that we plan to grow in our garden this year is green beans. I never use to be a fan but since discovering tasty ways to prepare them like the garlic green beans recipe I shared recently, I started looking for other ways to enjoy them as well, which led me to the Outback Steakhouse Green Beans copycat recipe. Read More…


Garlicky Green Beans with Olive Oil

Garlicky Green Beans with Olive Oil

Most green vegetables bore me. There I said it! But in spite of that I try and serve a green vegetable with dinner almost every night. Eating green beans plain and steamed does save calories but once in a while I think it is nice to dress them up with herbs and seasonings, a little butter or olive oil.¬† This garlicky green bean recipe goes from bland to delicious and it only takes a few extra minutes of your time. Read More…

Once a Month Meals Review

Once a Month Meals Review

Like so many families I am always looking for ways to not only save money on meals but also streamline the whole process of meal planning, grocery shopping and of course, meal prep. And now that I am a member of Once a Month Meals I am really looking forward to filling my freezer with delicious and nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Read More…

Zucchini and Sausage Stew

Zucchini is always plentiful in our garden so naturally I am always looking for ways to use it up. This zucchini and sausage stew is not only tasty but very economical.
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Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad-Quick and Easy

Broccoli and cauliflower always pair well together, and this quick and easy broccoli and cauliflower salad is no exception. You can leave out the hard cooked eggs but I think it’s an economical way to get in some protein. If you do leave out the eggs then go ahead and add extra veggies. Read More…

Ground Beef Lentil Stew

Nothing beats soups and stews in the wintertime. This ground beef lentil stew is, healthy,filling¬† and economical too! Read More…

Vegetable Chili Recipe

Chili is one of those economical meals that taste great, especially on a cold evening. And since beans are loaded with protein you can make this quick and easy vegetable chili recipe and save even more money. Read More…

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

This easy Chicken Fettuccini¬† Alfredo recipe is a bit different from others since it calls for colby-monterey jack cheese and diced tomatoes. Feel free to experiment with other cheeses as well. Chicken Alfredo can be made with leftover chicken or you can simply poach a few boneless chicken breasts on top of the stove. Read More…

Vinegar Based Pulled Pork Recipe

There are a lot of delicious barbecue based pulled pork recipes but if you are looking for something different to try that will feed a crowd then this vinegar based pulled pork in the crock pot will be a big hit with your family or at your next potluck. Read More…

Part 5: Creating a Household Budget Plan (Steps 5-7)

Now that you figured out how to cut back to free up more income it is time to put a plan together to pay down your debt and start saving money. This is also a great time to teach the children how to start saving money as well. Read More…