Frugal Food Friday

Homemade Nutrigrain bars 4 comments
Last weekend my family had a family reunion.  I was unable to go, but my mom and sister’s family went and had a grand ole’ time.  While there, they decided to pick me some cherries from my grandpa’s cherry bushes.  (To learn more about what Bush Cherries are, GO HERE) I knew they were going to pick me some and I was pumped.  I figured I’d make a few batches of bush cherry jam (Munchkin’s favorite).  I did not expect […]

Bush Cherry Homemade Nutri-Grain Bars

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In this heat, it’s no fun to cook.   It’s still fabulously fun to create food, though!  This light, tasty recipe I found for Corn Salad is the perfect solution.                     Look at that goodness.   It went perfectly with a piece of tilapia last night…and it was delicious again today for lunch with a baked potato!  This is a recipe that I’m thrilled to have found, and will use time […]

Friday’s Frugal Food – Dana’s Corn Salad (GF)

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I found the recipe for Sticken Chicken while using SuperCook (and yes, this is a plug…SuperCook is awesome), and I loved it!  The kids do as well.  Be forewarned, I didn’t have my camera with me, so the only pictures you’ll see are from a fuzzy phone camera:       You see what I mean?  I’m not even gonna put the “Better on a Budget logo” on it…no one’s gonna steal that picture. 🙂     The good news […]

Frugal Food Friday – Sticken Chicken

Gluten Free Parmesan Crusted Chicken. Pinner said "This is the simplest recipe to get moist chicken ever! I love it!" 2 comments
Thanks to my friend Collette for this Parmesan Crusted Chicken recipe!  I’m a sucker for those recipe chain emails. 🙂  This is a really simple recipe, which I love.  It only takes a few ingredients and a single pan.  My kids enjoy it as much as I do!  This chicken comes out tender every time.           Parmesan Crusted Chicken   1/2 Cup Mayonnaise 1/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Halves 4 tsp […]

Parmesan Crusted Chicken

I have to thank my son for inspiring me to make this.   (In other words, he screamed “I want pudding PLEASE!” over and over until I couldn’t stand it anymore.)  I didn’t have any boxed or premade pudding, so I searched online and found this great and simple homemade recipe:   AUNT EDNA’S HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE PUDDING (From (Read more about it at,1940,144177-224201,00.html Content Copyright © 2011 – All rights reserved.) 1 (almost heaping) tbsp. Hersheys cocoa […]

Friday’s Frugal Food – Homemade Chocolate Pudding and Raspberries