Crock Pot Applesauce

This week's recipe is for yummy Homemade Applesauce using Brianne's recipe from Just Trying To Save Money! This recipe is perfect for when you notice a sale on apples such as the sale two weeks ago at Meijer that Brianne used to stock up. You only need a few ingredients to make a great tasting ...

Kermit the Frog Cupcakes! Just in time for Thanksgiving!!

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I LOVE Kermit the Frog.  LOVE him.  He's my very favorite of the Muppets, although I love them all.  In just one week and 2 days there's going to be Muppet mania nationwide...because the new movie opens!! Who else but Disney would find fun uses for Mentos, too!! Thanks to the folks at Disney for sharing!

Slow Cooker: Apple Caramel Pie (4 ingredients!)

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   One of my favorite things about fall is apple picking and all of the delicious things you can cook and bake with this versatile fruit.  An all time family favorite is apple pie- and here's a slow cooker version of it that makes me gain 5 lbs just thinking about making it.  Apple Caramel Pie.  ...

Harmony Valley Vegetarian Mix Review

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  I am always willing to try different meat substitutes.  At about the age of 17 I ventured into the world of vegetarianism and now I eat a mostly plant-based diet.  At home I only prepare meatless meals but we still love tacos and big breakfasts with "sausage" and scrambled tofu.  I received two packages ...

Slow Cooker Recipe: Pumpkin Black-Bean Turkey Chili

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Fall is in the air and on my mind.  With Halloween just days away, I have pumpkin on the brain...so why not have some for dinner? I found this recipe for Pumpkin Black-Bean Turkey Chili in one of my Fix it and Forget It cookbooks (love these!!).  This would be a delicious start to Halloween Night ...

Sweet Potato Burritos

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My friend Kelly introduced me to this dish and it instantly became a family favorite!! Save Print Sweet Potato Burritos Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  60 mins Total time:  1 hour 10 mins Serves: 3   ...

Amazing Chocolate Truffles

This week I wanted to highlight how cooking frugally can still be delicious. Here's a wonderful recipe for chocolate truffles I found several months ago. With the holidays approaching these would make great gifts or treats for Holiday parties. You need: 16 ounces of chocolate or white chocolate (you can use any type, I used Hershey bars ...

Pork Tenderloin with Lime Butter Sauce

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Earlier this week I shared with you about the great way to save on pork tenderloin at Costco.  Today I want to share with you one of MY favorite family recipes using pork tenderloin, and treat one of you to a Costco gift card so that you can try my recipe out (if you want)! ...

Lunchbox Recipe: Mac n Cheese Soup

One way we save money in our house is to pack our kids lunches rather than buying school lunches. With all 3 of our girls attending school this year, packing lunches most of the week is going to be the most cost effective way for us to feed our girls. So I thought I would ...

Slow Cooker: Venison Stew

Each Thursday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable as ...