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Mix and Match Burritos ($9.00 total cost, $1.13 per serving)

Mix and Match Burritos ($9.00 total cost, $1.13 per serving) by Trisha D.

Mix and Match Burritos ($9.00 total cost, $1.13 per serving)1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.2. Brown your ground meat over medium heat and drain. (If you are using textured veggie protein or tofu, skip this step.)3. Add refried beans and stir until…

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$5.95 total cost ~ Marianne's Famous Chicken Salad

$5.95 total cost ~ Marianne's Famous Chicken Salad by Trisha D.

$5.95 total cost ~ Marianne's Famous Chicken SaladThis week I was really missing my family. Maybe it was the sunny, warming weather, or the upcoming holiday, but I wanted to be in Florida, out by my Dad's pool, chatting with my stepmom Marianne and laughing with my family. Based on that (and my crazy hectic parent-teacher conference…

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$1.57 per serving ~ Ham and Cheese Twists

$1.57 per serving ~ Ham and Cheese Twists by Trisha D.

$1.57 per serving ~ Ham and Cheese TwistsTonight marks Puttanesca's return to creative cooking!1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.2. Roll pizza dough out into a large circle. Spread mustard on it, sprinkle with dried minced onion. Cut dough into 8 triangular pizza-style slices.3. Fold up 1 slice…

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$0.39 oer serving ~ Super Fast Rotini with White Beans

$0.39 oer serving ~ Super Fast Rotini with White Beans by Trisha D.

$0.39 oer serving ~ Super Fast Rotini with White BeansFridays are hectic in my house. We get home from work around 4:15 and at 5:15 I need to get Josh off to gymnastics. Usually we rely on "breakfast for dinner" but I had an idea for something fast and easy...1. Boil water, cook and drain rotini according to package directions.2.…

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$0.88 per serving ~ Bottom Round Pot Roast with Onion Gravy, Sheri's Roasted Carrots, and Mashed Potatoes

$0.88 per serving ~ Bottom Round Pot Roast with Onion Gravy, Sheri's Roasted Carrots, and Mashed Potatoes by Trisha D.

$0.88 per serving ~ Bottom Round Pot Roast with Onion Gravy, Sheri's Roasted Carrots, and Mashed PotatoesEvery now and then my supermarket runs a bottom round special... a 2-3 lb. roast, a pound of stew cubes, and 2 pounds of sirloin steak at 99 cents…

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Alison's Aloha Bread

Alison's Aloha Bread by Trisha D.

Alison's Aloha BreadMy high school friend Alison said "It's called Aloha bread because it's gone in seconds!" I liked that so much I named the recipe after her!Alison's Aloha Bread1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two loaf pans. Mix first 4 ingredients in a bowl by hand.2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir until…

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Aunt Lina's Banana Bread

Aunt Lina's Banana Bread by Trisha D.

Aunt Lina's Banana BreadI'm not sure who Aunt Lina actually is. If you come from a big Italian family, anyone of your generation is your cousin and anyone of your parents' generation is your aunt or uncle, regardless of their actual relation to you (or lack thereof!) So finding a recipe in my mother's scrawled handwriting titled "Aunt…

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Who Needs Cinnabon? cinnamon rolls

Who Needs Cinnabon? cinnamon rolls by Trisha D.

Who Needs Cinnabon? cinnamon rollsThe only bad thing about these is that they take a lot of time, so I can't make them for breakfast. Although I wonder if I could refrigerate them after the second rise, and then take them out first thing in the morning and back them after they come to room temperature...1. Place first 5 ingredients in…

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$0.89 per serving ~ Better than Frozen Fish Sticks

$0.89 per serving ~ Better than Frozen Fish Sticks by Trisha D.

$0.89 per serving ~ Better than Frozen Fish SticksJosh was asking for fish sticks. (I know, what kid asks for fish sticks? Josh is weird!) I always hated the frozen ones, so I decided to make my own. Probably didn't save all that much money on it, but I know what is in it!Better than Frozen Fish Sticks ~ $0.89 per serving, $7.15 total…

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$0.51 per serving ~ Vegetable Shepherd's Pie

$0.51 per serving ~ Vegetable Shepherd's Pie by Trisha D.

$0.51 per serving ~ Vegetable Shepherd's PieThis is an old favorite of mine...Vegetable Shepherd's Pie ~ $0.51 per serving, $3.25 total cost1. Prepare potatoes according to package directions. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2. Saute onion in oil in large saucepan. Stir in vegetables, beans, tomato sauce, and soy sauce. Heat through until…

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