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Banana Split Brownie Dessert Pizza

Pizza, anyone? This week's Cooking With Kids recipe brings a whole new meaning to the idea of pick your own ...

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Trim Healthy Mama Friendly Meal Plans!

Are you a Trim Healthy Mama looking for an easy way to stay on track with your meal plans? Well ...

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Alternatives to Cereal for Breakfast

Looking for some alternatives to cereal for breakfast? Breakfast Cereal.  So, so very simple, convenient and quite honestly, a very tempting ...

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Budget Friendly Mexican Casserole Recipe

Here's a great budget friendly recipe that's easy to make and feeds a crowd. I fixed it for company this ...

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Homemade Nutella Recipe

Let's see, how to introduce this recipe?  Um, if you've had Nutella, then introductions really aren't necessary except to say ...

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Flirty Apron Giveaway and Free Printable Download

Posted on January 26, 2015 by Karee

Have you enjoyed the past few weeks of bonuses we’ve included in our weekly emails? We hope so! This week, we’re excited to offer a Flirty Apron Giveaway and a Free Printable we had designed just for you!   If you have to be in the kitchen cooking, you might as well look darlin’ doing it! This is our motto and we’re stickin’ to it! We thought it would be fun to have it designed as a free download you can print for yourself and use to decorate if it matches your decor like it does both mine and Lisa’s. [&hellip

Trim Healthy Mama Friendly Meal Plans!

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Karee

Are you a Trim Healthy Mama looking for an easy way to stay on track with your meal plans? Well let me just say you’ve come to the right place! Not only do we have budget friendly recipes that have all been reviewed by a THM expert, you get to mix and match from any of our weekly recipes to create a Trim Healthy Mama Friendly Meal Plan that works perfectly for you and your budget! We offer: Breakfast Lunch Dinner Snacks Dessert We even offer a month’s worth of Freezer Meals (complete with instructions and freezer labels) for you [&hellip

Cake Batter Protein Shake – FP Friendly

Posted on January 4, 2015 by Lisa Holcomb

Cake Batter Protein Shake – FP Friendly.  Yes, I said CAKE BATTER!  Talking about having your cake and eating it too.  I really had my doubts about this protein shake.  I mean, I love cake and cookie batter.  I’m one of those that ignores the safety issues about eating raw batter and just goes for it.  In fact, my kids usually know that if they don’t get to the spatula to lick it “clean” before I do, that they’ll miss out.  So, I really didn’t have high expectations about this shake.  Does it taste just like cake batter?  Well, maybe [&hellip

How to Brine a Turkey

Posted on November 17, 2014 by Lisa Holcomb

Do you know how to brine a turkey? Well, if you’re like me and you’re in charge of making the holiday turkey this year, then you want to make sure that bird is as tender and juicy as possible.  After all, turkeys aren’t cheap and if you are going to go to the trouble of cooking one then you don’t want to serve a dried out turkey. Brining to the rescue.  Brining is a salt marinade which causes the meat tissues to absorb water and flavorings by breaking down the proteins. This is why brining is a popular method of preparing [&hellip

Holiday Gift Guide Time!

Posted on November 4, 2014 by Karee

We’re excited to participate in several Holiday Gift Guides again this year. If you’re joining us from one of those, welcome! We think you’re going to love our approach to creating budget friendly meal plans in three easy steps! Right now, you can purchase a 12 month membership (for you or as a gift!) for only $35. That’s over 50% off!  What’s so great about a Build a Menu membership, you say? We’re glad you asked! Here’s what we think you should know: You’ll have access to any of our weekly menus – you chose the recipes you know your family [&hellip