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Super Simple Snickerdoodles

Not only are these Super Simple Snickerdoodles yummy, but they are, well, super simple.  These can be whipped up with ...

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Free Trim Healthy Mama Friendly Menu Plan

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Mini Chocolate Pie Bites

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Lucky (Super Easy to Make!) Homemade Ice Cream

I am loving this recipe! Where has it been all my life? Three ingredient homemade ice cream? Yes, please! My ...

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2 Ingredient Nutella Brownies - Super Easy!

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Super Simple Snickerdoodles

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Lisa Holcomb

Not only are these Super Simple Snickerdoodles yummy, but they are, well, super simple.  These can be whipped up with just cake mix, eggs, oil, and a little cinnamon sugar.  Young children can make these with a little parent supervision and older kids should be able to easily whip these right up.  Of course, if your house is like mine, they won’t last long.  If you want a little variety, you can also check out this Easy Lemon Snickerdoodles recipe. Seriously. EASY. Check out Build A Menu for more budget friendly easy recipes the whole family will love. Enjoy! Lisa [&hellip

Help Bring Summer Home

Posted on April 28, 2015 by Karee

Hopefully, ya’ll know the real reason behind Lisa and I running Build a Menu is to use it as a platform to raise money for orphan care issues. We sponsor many children thru the money we make from our membership site, donate to charities on a monthly basis and give to extra causes as we’re able. Every now and then an opportunity comes along that makes every hour of work, every post we write, every recipe entered and foodie-photo taken worth every, single bit of work. Today, we had the opportunity to make a $500 donation to help bring Summer [&hellip

Easy Cooking Measurements Conversion Chart

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Karee

Everybody needs a little help in the kitchen every now and then. While we’d really like to send you your own personal chef to help out, we’ll do what we can and provide you with a little cheat sheet to make things easier for you. Next best thing? Well, maybe not, but at least this easy cooking measurements conversion chart is cute to look at! We had this 8 x 10 printable designed just for you. Download it, print it off and hang it on the inside of a cabinet door, or put in your handy Build a Menu recipe [&hellip

15 Budget Friendly Snack Recipes

Posted on April 22, 2015 by Karee

Snacks just make the world a better place, don’t you think? Or at least, my world gets better when snacks are involved. (Anybody else relate??) That’s why this week we want to offer you a few new recipes you might not have tried. Each of these 15 budget friendly snack recipes and sure to make your day a little bit brighter! Build a Menu members: Not sure how to add a recipe to your list of favorites? Here’s a quick video showing you two ways to do it. Family Friendly Super Simple Snickerdoodles Apple Cartwheels Chili Cheese Popcorn Puppy Chow [&hellip

Cream Cheese Tuna Noodle Casserole

Posted on April 14, 2015 by Lisa Holcomb

Oh my.  This budget friendly Tuna Noodle Casserole with Cream Cheese is comfort food in all it’s creamy goodness.  It’s also quick and easy to make.  Perfect for dinner on a busy evening.  Oh, and to top it all off, it cost less than $10 for the ingredients, making this dish very budget friendly.  This dish feed my family of 6 (husband and teen boys)  easily and even had leftovers for the next day’s lunch.  Gotta love it! Hope you enjoy the recipe as much we did. Print Tuna Noodle Casserole With Cream Cheese Author: Build A Menu Prep time:  20 [&hellip