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10 Foods I Freeze to Save Money and Reduce Waste

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10 Foods I Freeze to Save Money and Reduce Waste
Reducing waste in the kitchen is one of the most important ways to keep your food budget in check. Tossing uneaten food into the garbage is just as good as throwing handfuls of cash in the trash, and I don’t know anyone who can afford that (if you can, feel free to throw it in […]
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Cider Roasted Turkey Breast

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Cider Roasted Turkey Breast
Okay guys, I’m going a little out of my price comfort zone for this one because it’s so good that I have to share. And you may very well be able to make this for half of what it cost me, depending on availability of ingredients in your area (all my ingredients were from Whole Foods […]
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Rice Cooker Chili

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Rice Cooker Chili
I’ve been playing with my rice cooker again! This time I took this classic fall comfort food, scaled it down and scaled it back to make it as easy as possible, and cooked it up in my convenient little rice cooker. This small batch Rice Cooker Chili is perfect for cooking in an RV, hotel […]
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The BEST Turkey Burgers

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The BEST Turkey Burgers
The BEST Turkey Burgers I’ve ever had! ! Loaded with flavor and filled with fresh mozzarella cheese, green onions, and Dijon mustard, every bite is AMAZING! We love to serve this with Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bread, Broccoli Salad, and Ambrosia Salad for dessert. Delish! PIN IT NOW! We are just a week away from the 4th of JulyView […]
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Vegan Instant Pot Chili

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Vegan Instant Pot Chili
If you’re looking for a healthy chili recipe that will stand out from the crowd on game day, or maybe you’re just a fan of quick meals, check out this sweet potato black bean chili recipe. Coming from Maryea Flaherty’s "The “I Love My Instant Pot®” Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipe Book", use your instant pot to […]
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Roasted Vegetable Salad Meal Prep

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Roasted Vegetable Salad Meal Prep
Making sure I get vegetables into my diet takes daily effort. But one thing I know for sure is that if I have them prepped, I am 1000x more likely to eat them. So this week I made these Roasted Vegetable Salad Meal Prep boxes to hopefully remove one more barrier between me and my […]
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Almond Dutch Baby with Ricotta and Jam

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Almond Dutch Baby with Ricotta and Jam
I’ve been a little obsessed with Dutch Baby Pancakes lately. They’re just so easy and fun that they make the perfect weekend breakfast splurge. And I’m all about doing up breakfast big on the weekend. I’ve made one per week for the past few weeks and have experimented with add-ins and toppings each time, finally […]
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Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes

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Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes
While planning my menu for week 3 of my Vegetarian Challenge, I took inventory of my pantry and noted that I still had about two pounds of potatoes left over from week one that needed to be used ASAP. I decided to make a version of my Fluffy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, but modified to […]
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Teriyaki Meatball Bowls

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Teriyaki Meatball Bowls
I’m kind of obsessed with meatballs. They’re easy to make, filling, they pack well for lunches, are freezer-friendly, and can be paired with so many different flavors. Plus, I just kind of think meatballs cute (is that weird?). This time I seasoned my meatballs with some garlic and ginger, and drenched them in a homemade […]
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Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

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Chicken Parmesan Meatballs
Y’all know I’m obsessed with meatballs, right? They’re just so easy, delicious, and something that I’m always in the mood for. So, when I got an unexpected pound of ground chicken in my Instacart order a couple of weeks ago, I knew exactly what to do with it—Chicken Parmesan Meatballs! While ground chicken isn’t my […]
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