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    The Best Vegan Refried Beans

    Refried beans are a staple in any Mexican restaurant. Most recipes call for chicken stock and animal fat. No thanks! With this vegan refried bean recipe, ditch the animal products and go for a cheap, easy way to make those creamy beans! This post includes Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. It is how I keep my blog running! For more information, please view my About page.  Confession: I HATED refried beans growing up. I hated most things that had a super creamy, but oddly chunky, texture (applesauce also comes to…

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    The Ultra Frugal Lunch Recipe

    Cooking and bringing your lunch to work can seem impossible. Who has time to cook and eat a healthy, filling lunch everyday? If you ate out every weekday you would be spending upwards of $35 a week! With this simple, ultra frugal lunch recipe you can skip the take out lunch and save money. D takes his lunch to work every single day and as a SAHM, I eat the same thing. We batch cook all of our meals for the week on Sundays. This includes this simple, frugal lunch recipe. It is a health and wallet conscious decision to make your lunch at home and take it to work,…

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    Raspberry White Chocolate Cookies

    I had never made anything with jello before other than… jello. And of course, on Pinterest a round of “jello cookies” and “pudding cookies” surfaced and I had always wanted to try them out. Except for I never EVER put jello on my shopping list (nor do I remember) but it was on sale this week at the grocery store! The bonus is that they are super pink with no food coloring! Raspberry White Chocolate Cookies adapted from lilluna Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 2 TB raspberry jello 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3.5 oz. box instant white chocolate pudding 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 bag white chocolate chips Directions: Preheat…

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    Bubble Up Enchiladas

    This is by far the easiest, most fantastic version of enchiladas that I have made to date! I’m serious ya’ll. This is like my own little Mexican comfort food without going to a restaurant and without putting in too much effort.  Easy. Not only is it husband approved, our friend John approves it too! 🙂 Bubble-Up Enchiladas Ingredients 1 8oz can tomato sauce 1 8-10 oz can enchilada sauce 1 lb ground turkey 1 can refrigerated biscuits 1 1/4 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese (or pepper jack) Directions Brown turkey meat. Drain if necessary. In a bowl, combine enchilada sauce, tomato sauce and ground turkey. Mix together. Cut biscuits into…