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Healthy Fudge Brownie Waffles

Healthy Fudge Brownie Waffles
Posted in : breakfast, cheap, chocolate, dessert, easy, healthy, recipe, sweets, vegan, vegetarian, waffle on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Sometimes, you need a chocolate hit first thing in the morning, but we all know the guilt that often follows decadent breakfasts. Worry not, I’ve got your back! These brownie waffles are delicious, fudgy, (admittedly kinda dense), and guilt-free! They’re also easy to make and, chances are, you already have most if not all of
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Potato Breakfast Bake

Potato Breakfast Bake
Posted in : breakfast, cheap, dinner, easy, egg, eggs, leftovers, potato, potatoes, recipe on by : Jeanette Rueb
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During our time in stay-at-home quarantine, we’ve eaten a lot of potatoes. Like, if you took all the potatoes we’ve eaten since March and placed them in a pile, you could probably climb it and see into a second-story window. It’s obscene… but it’s also cheap, which is what brings us here today. Potatoes can
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Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
Posted in : cheap, cookies, dessert, easy, peanut butter, quick, snack on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Late one night, Hubby and I decided we wanted peanut butter cookies. I didn’t feel like dealing with refrigeration, shaping, and all that other work that comes with cookies. So I took the lazy route and I made some dough instead. What’s better, I use banana in place of butter (you can sub the same
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Crock Pot Pot Roast

Crock Pot Pot Roast
Posted in : beef, cheap, crock pot, crockpot, dinner, easy, recipe, Slow cooker on by : Jeanette Rueb
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My family was never big on beef, but my in-laws totally are. As a result, over the past several years, I’ve gradually learned how to cook cow, and, with practice, I’ve gotten a bit better. Most of my beef dishes (that aren’t stew or chili, because we know at this point I can make those
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Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup
Posted in : cheap, dinner, easy, food, Instant Pot, recipe, soup, vegetables, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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I’ve been meaning to make some kind of soup in my pressure cooker. I was initially going to make some kind of corn chowder, but somehow, I ended up here instead. Corn chowder will almost certainly still happen, as it is delicious and I haven’t had it in forever. Today, though, we have broccoli soup
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Easy Granola

Easy Granola
Posted in : bake, breakfast, cheap, chocolate, easy, family, food, healthy, honey, natural, no-bake, oatmeal, party, Protein, quick, recipe, snack, summer, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This is one of my favorite simple recipes. My mom used to make this granola for me when I was in high school (and occasionally when I was in college). It’s delicious, quick, and incredibly easy to make. You can also do a lot to personalize it by adding in seeds, nuts, fruits, or anything
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Banana Bread

Banana Bread
Comments : 1 Posted in : alcohol, baking, banana, bread, breakfast, cheap, chocolate, dessert, easy, food, recipe, rum, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Banana bread is one of my favorite treats. It’s just cakey enough to make my body think I’m giving it a real dessert, but it’s ever so slightly healthier for you. It’s high in fiber and a classic baked good in any American kitchen. In the past, we’ve had banana pumpkin bread, which had a
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Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes
Posted in : butter, cheap, crock pot, crockpot, dinner, easy, food, potato, potatoes, recipe, side, Slow cooker, vegetables on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Somehow, I’ve managed to spend six years of my life with an Idahoan and almost two years living in the potato state without adding a mashed potato recipe to my blog. Don’t get me wrong, it isn’t because I have some vendetta against mashed potatoes — they’re probably my favorite way to eat potatoes —
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Hoover Stew

Hoover Stew
Comments : 2 Posted in : antique, cheap, dinner, food, food history, History, hot dog, pasta, recipe, vegetables, vintage on by : Jeanette Rueb
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During the Great Depression, food was scarce and people had to make due with what they could get. Canned goods were extremely popular because they had long shelf lives and were inexpensive. For some people who grew up during the Depression, canned goods remained a staple in the pantry. As a kid, I remember my
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