Mexican Rice & Beef Tacos Recipe – Acme Instant Savings Deal

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Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper. Opinions are 100% my own. #SpringIntoMealtime Mexican Rice & Beef Tacos Recipe Spring is finally here!  Warmer weather, open windows and lots of Spring family activities.  It’s time for wardrobe changes and menu changes.  We all want to put a tasty meal on the table but  with after school activities […]

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The Best Ever Chili Cheese Dogs


The Best Ever Chili Cheese Dogs The Spring and upcoming Summer are perfect for tailgating and other awesome outdoor activities. Hotdogs and chili cheese dogs are the perfect on the go food! Wrap these bad boys in foil and take them with you. No need to eat out! These chili cheese dogs are also great […]

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Chinese Mongolian Beef (P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef)

Chinese Mongolian Beef (P.F. Chang's Mongolian Beef)

Chinese Mongolian Beef (P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef) Another Asian inspired wonder, this recipe balances sweet and savory into the most delicious dish. It is certainly a crowd pleaser and is easy to make in large quantities for when you are entertaining. Mongolian beef is not actually Mongolian, but rather a Chinese-American dish. Serve over rice […]

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Count Down to Cinco de Mayo – Recipes Day 4 & 5


Count Down to Cinco de Mayo This is our Count Down to Cinco de Mayo.  Cinco de Mayo is probably my favorite “food holiday” after Thanksgiving.  What is not to like about ooey, gooey, spicy, creamy,  warm and tasty Mexican (inspired) food?  I’m hungry just typing that sentence.  Oh and don’t get me started on […]

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Coconut Curry Meatball Sandwiches Recipe

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  This is yummy change from the same old meatball sandwich with marinara. The coconut curry is rich and creamy with the slight tang of soy with the meat that creates a delicious sandwich. The fresh veggies add a lightness and crunch to the meatballs and sauce. Double the sauce recipe and serve over steamed […]

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Fajita Seasoning Mix Recipe

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Fajita Seasoning Mix Recipe  One of our staple meals in Fajitas. They are a really simple meal – and most times we used left over meat for our fajitas. We have used chicken, steak and even turkey for our fajitas. For me, the secret to the fajita is in the seasoning. I use a simple […]

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Recipe: Slow Cooked Flank Steak

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As many of you already know, I love to use my slow cooker. I love when I can find a recipe that is easy, quick and well, cheaper than most steaks. Flank steak is a relatively inexpensive cut of meat for the quality. If you cook it right, it can be amazingly tender and juicy. […]

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One Dish Meal: Cheesy Beans & Rice Recipe

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  Here is another one of my favorite Weeknight Recipes! There are some weeknights when dinners are an after thought. I try to meal plan, but it doesn’t always happen.  I have some items that I always keep in the house – for the nights when I don’t have a plan.  This recipe includes these […]

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Recipe: Easy Beef, Rice & Beans

Welcome to my weekly recipe series. I hope these recipes will inspire you to try new meals.  I am by no means a gourmet cook — heck, most of the time I don’t use a measuring tools.  I just enjoying cooking for my boys and trying new recipes. Remember, substitute items you dislike — this is just […]

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Chili and Rice Recipe

This recipe is easy to make and stretches a long way. You can adjust how spicy it is to your liking. Ingredients 1lb. Ground Beef 3 tablespoons Chili Powder 1 tablespoon of Tumeric 1 teaspoon onion salt 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 clove garlic 1/2 small onion, diced 2 12-15 […]

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Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe

I am not a big fan of Hamburger Helper from the box.  However, my son likes it. This is my compromise! It is super easy and the kiddos love it. Ingredients: 8 oz of Elbow Macaroni 1 cup Shredded Four Cheese 1 Can of condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup 3/4 can of water (using mushroom […]

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Angry Taco Salad Recipe

By: Julie This is a quick and easy recipe submitted by Julie from Angry Julie Monday. It is very versatile and great for using up leftovers! Ingredients: 1 pound of ground beef (you can use more than one pound, if you want) 1 package of taco seasoning mix 1 can of pinto beans lettuce […]

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Easy Beef Stew Recipe

Tonight’s recipe is using fairly inexpensive recipe to make a quick beef stew. The beef is super tender after 8 hours in a crock pot! Ingredients 1 1/2 lb Beef Cubes – Frozen 1 box of Honey Glazed Carrots 4 medium sized potatoes 1 red onion (or the onion your prefer) 1 mixed seasoning – […]

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Cream Cheese Rigatoni

If you haven’t noticed, I like to cook simple, hearty one dish meals.  This is a easy to make meal. It is rich and fulls you up fast. It is also inexpensive to make! The Victims 1lb of Rigatoni Pasta 1 lb of ground beef (my burger was still frozen in the picture) 1 jar […]

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Easy Peasy Recipe – Stuffed Green Peppers

This is a good recipe if you need to stretch your meat ingredient. I made this recipe serving 5 for about $5.95. Tips – I used 80/20 beef in this recipe, because there isn’t much in each serving. This usually runs around $1.69-$1.99 per lb.  If you are a Pennsylvania reader, take advantage of produce […]

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