Easy Carrot Zucchini Banana Muffins

This week at Giant Eagle I picked up two boxes of Betty Crocker Super Moist Carrot Cake for just 3 cents each.`  Instead of just following the recipe, I decided to make them a bit more nutritious and throw in some extra veggies and other healthy items. I used 3 ripe bananas that … [Read more...]

Adventures in Freezer Cooking–Pasties and Ready to Use Hamburger

Since I’ve started my Adventures in Freezer Cooking, I have realized some things about my life that effect how I use Freezer Cooking to best suit my life. When I first started my Adventures in Freezer Cooking, I thought having a pre-made meal waiting in the freezer to just be … [Read more...]

Adventures in Freezer Cooking–Items for the Lunchbox (Chickpea Quinoa Wraps & Turkey Bacon Egg Muffins)

We are now almost 5 weeks into the school year and I’ve been pretty good at getting a lunch packed for 3 of my 5 kids each morning (my two youngest are still eating at home.)  At the start of the year I had grand plans that I would have the kids make their own sandwiches for … [Read more...]

Crockpot Tuesday/Freezer Cooking–Using my $1.23/lb Boneless Skinless Chicken from Aldis

Now that the kids are back in school, we needed to restock our snacks and produce.  So the baby and I made a trip to Aldis this morning to stock up on some of my Aldis favorites.  I got pretzels, tortilla chips, tortilla wraps, Nilla wafers, Graham Crackers, grapes, … [Read more...]

Adventures in Freezer Cooking–Breakfast Burritos and Cheesy Sausage and Egg Casserole

Today’s Adventures in Freezer Cooking was very economical thanks to recent deals at Bottom Dollar Food and Aldis.  Bottom Dollar Deals Used  eggs for 68 cents/dozen sausage at 77 cents per pound package Aldi’s Deals Used: Tortillas for 99 cents for 10 … [Read more...]