Tag Archives: Recipes


Sausage Skillet Meal

SausageSkilletOne of the most asked questions I get from my How I Feed a Family of 6 for $100 a Week is “What recipes do you use?”

This beautiful and delicious recipe for Sausage Skillet Meal is a crowd pleaser around here. Not only is it yummy, but it is colorful, quick, and a one dish meal. Plus, it is easy to add onto in order to make it stretch farther. You can go cheap or exchange ingredients as needed for a more elevated taste. Continue reading


Laundry Soap Recipe

I decided to try some various laundry soap recipes to see which one works the best. After looking through 10 recipes, I decided to try a liquid version. The liquid turned to a lump of goop that was not pour-able overnight. I don’t know if that happened because of our altitude (over 7,000 feet above sea level), because I cooked it too long, or because I used generic soap. So, I don’t recommend that one. Here is the one I’m using in my home right now.
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Garden Burgers

burger9Low fat, low sodium, healthy alternative….we hear the mumbo-jumbo all the time.

Let’s face it…Mike and I are getting older and need to watch what we eat. Add that some of us can’t eat red meat or dairy and it makes for a lot of changes in how we eat compared to the average American family. We have been eating ground turkey for a few years now and although good, sometimes needs some extra flavoring. Here is a recipe I have come up with for a very flavorful burger! The whole family loves it…even my red-meat-craving husband. Continue reading