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30+ Different 5 Ingredient or Less Appetizer & Side Dish Recipes

30+ Different 5 Ingredient or Less Appetizer & Side Dish Recipes

Need some ideas for fast and easy 5 ingredient or less appetizers?  How about 5 ingredient or less side dishes? There are 30+ ideas listed here – both sweet and savory ideas!  These are great for pot luck dinners or picnics! Savory Appetizers or side dishes: 5 Ingredient Roasted Red Pepper Bruchetta Feta, Pepper &… Continue Reading

Quick Oats Baked Oatmeal with Nutella Frosting Recipe

Quick Oats Baked Oatmeal with Nutella Frosting Recipe

Here is a super easy, quick oats baked oatmeal recipe that I recently made!  Honestly, cooking and baking are not my favorite.  I’d rather eat out, or spend my time making a craft.  So if I post any recipe here, it has to be easy and taste good!  🙂 Quick Oats Baked Oatmeal with Nutella… Continue Reading

4 Ingredient Nutella Brownies

4 Ingredient Nutella Brownies

Here is another EASY recipe that I’ve added to my Easy & Frugal Recipe repertoire!  I’m going to show you how I made 4 ingredient Nutella Brownies!   My mom was the one who told me about making brownies with Nutella.  The recipe she heard about had 3 ingredients.  So I tried experimenting with the… Continue Reading

Pistachio Pudding Cool Whip Salad

Pistachio Pudding Cool Whip Salad

Here is one of my favorite side dishes to bring to a summer pot-luck – Pistachio Pudding Cool Whip Salad!  And because it is green, I’m reposting in case you are looking for an EASY recipe for St. Patrick’s day.  🙂 I remember as a child and teenager loving it when someone made a “salad”… Continue Reading

HUGE Zaycon Chicken Breast Sale for $0.99/lb Thru 3/12 – New Customers Only!

HUGE Zaycon Chicken Breast Sale for $0.99/lb Thru 3/12 – New Customers Only!

So I’ve heard about Zaycon Fresh meat products for awhile, but I didn’t know that there are pick up locations actually near my house now.  I have blogging friends in other states (like Texas and Ohio) that have used Zaycon for awhile now.  But I’ve always just ignored their blog posts about the great prices… Continue Reading

Healthy Seared Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

Healthy Seared Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

    I was recently browsing through the Wegmans Menu Magazine and was inspired by one of their recipes to try Seared Feta Cheese! I’ve always loved making “cheese chips” – where I take a small handful of shredded chedder cheese and just plop it into a frying pan and let it crisp up until its… Continue Reading

Easy Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup Recipe

Here is one of my favorite soup recipes – easy slow cooker minstrone soup recipe!  You literally just dump all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and walk away! Does it bug anyone else that when you go to the Olive Garden, they don’t pronounce the “e” at the end of Minestrone soup?  I’ve… Continue Reading

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