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This jam is great fun to put on PBandJ sandwiches or to add to any recipe that calls for jam. It makes a great Halloween treat and it's delicious
Excellent for toast. This jam is also good as a glaze for chicken, duck, or pork.
This is a great recipe for kids in the summer.
This super frugal recipe is perfect for a gloomy day. It will pick you right up.
You will have extra chicken is to be used for other meals.
You may wish to add a dry chili pepper to make this extra hot.
I call this Christmas Chili because of the red and green bell peppers and Christmas spices. This is also a great way to save money for Christmas expenses and it feeds a crowd.
For this recipe I use the large brussel sprout leaves from my vegetable garden.
You can substitute the O'dule's with your favorite beer or water, or vegetable broth, or beef broth.
Frozen seafood mixes are available in many grocery stores and you may wish to save the time spent on cleaning squid by buying the prepared mix or frozen calimary rings.
Turmeric is said to have many health benefits, from being used as an anticeptic to fighting prostate cancer.
This recipe uses canned peaches so that you don't have to spend so much time preparing the fruit.
Please see recipe for Low Sugar Loquat sauce.
You can substitute apricot or peach low sugar jam if you do not have loquat jam.
Use this as jam for toast ,or yogurt,or as a sauce for chicken or pork.
To make my own Pizza dough I follow the Joy of Cooking recipe and substitute half the flour for whole wheat flour.
When making this for six individual pizzas the nutrition per serving is: Calories 351.5, Total Fat 6.1, Cholesterol 0, Sodium 4.1, Carbs 66.1g, Fiber 6.8, Protein 10.5g .
This dish is almost vegetarian. I use the Italian sausage mainly for flavoring and substitute the rest of the meat with TVP.
This recipe is based on a recipe found in the Sunset Mexican food cookbook.
This feeds a crowd or can be frozen in individual portions for quick lunches later.
This is a moist bread with walnuts and dryed cranberries. Great for breakfast or snack or dessert
or to share with friends on any occasion.
This is just what I had on hand from the garden and preparations from other recipes. It turned out to be a wonderful mix of mild flavors with no condiments sauces or butter necessary.
I had leftover Eggplant and no parmesan so this is what I came up with.
I notiiced that this recipe makes almost twice as much food with the same amount of meat as most of the other recipes.
For large families stretching thier dollar this is ideal.
Also check out the revised version that adds TVP to stretch it even further.
So quick and so easy. No sugar added. The calories per serving are more than similar recipes because the serving sizes are larger.
I just added a little extra protein and nail health to this jello.
It is often difficult and expensive to find low fat swiss cheese. So in this recipe I just use regular cheese only less than in the Southbeach Recipe.
Egg yolks do have some important nutrients and add a rich flavor so I do have a couple of whole eggs in this recipe. Using this mixture instead of egg substitues reduces the cost.
This turns out like little spinach soufles!
This is a hearty meal that can really stretch the dollar.
Start this the night before you plan to serve it.
Its real easy. My guess was that two drumsticks would yield one pound of meat off the bone.
Food for a crowd or to freeze ahead in individual portions for quick and easy microwave meals.
This is a brunch dish that I prepare for my family for any special occasion....ie company visits, Easter Morning, Xmas morning. Serve with scrambled eggs toast and orange juice.
This is my variation of the recipe "Crowned Fish" found in the American Heart Association Cookbook. I was out of fresh basil so I used Pesto instead.
I used freshly picked vegetables for This Brown rice and feta cheese pasta recipe.
This is your standard Mushroom chicken recipe on a bed of celery, mushrooms and onion. To be served over rice or pasta.
Very Easy and Economical.
This is a simple and delicious way to use the fruit from my fig tree. I wash, then pat dry, and freeze the figs as they ripen.
Please Note: This recipe makes 2/3 cup of mayo spread.
That is aproximately 10 Tablespoon size servings.
Entering this recipe instead of two items saves me time recording intake.
This is my variation of the recipe found in "Joy of Cooking".
I discovered this recipe when I ran out of Moterey Jack cheese one day and all that was available was some Feta cheese.
This recipe makes 22 enchiladas so that you can freeze portions for future meals. Also reserve chicken breast and chicken broth for other recipes. Very Economical!
This recipe makes a great side dish or stands alone as a complete meal for vegetarians.
If you are not vergitarian, you may want to substitute the vegetable broth for chicken or beef broth.
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|Frugal and Fit Recipes
Just like all the rest of you...I like to stretch the dollar. That doesn't mean we have to do without though. I really enjoy these meals and snacks.
|Cooking For One
I tend to cook for a crowd and then end up eating too much. These recipes are created for just one serving.....Problem solved.
These are the Basic Recipes that I can start out with and then add to or alter in a variety of ways. I use these on my recipe list for quicker recording.
|From the Garden
This was a good use of all the cherry tomatoes in my garden this year.
|Super Side dishes