Fagioli Soup with Pasta Crock-pot Style


Prepare a Hearty Dinner in minimal time with this Crock Pot Fagioli Soup with Pasta! I love soup and the first soup I ever learned to make was Pea Soup. The funny thing is I don't eat Pea Soup. Ever since then I have wanted to widen my repertoire. When I met my husband, I learned to make homemade Chicken Noodle Soup from his mom. I have made Ham and Potato and decided to branch out into Fagioli Soup with Pasta. After looking at several recipes this is what I ended up doing. The best part was ...

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Minnesota Casserole


Minnesota Casserole Growing up my favorite casserole my mom made was something she called Minnesota Casserole. It was delicious good and always smelled good when she cooked it in the oven. The best time was when she cooked it in the crock-pot because then it smelled delicious all day long. It is truly a recipe you can put in the crock-pot and leave for the day. Minnesota Casserole (Makes 4 servings) Ingredients 5-6 Peeled and cut potatoes (I cut them up in small chunks) 1 lb ...

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Memories: Making Apple Sauce

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I thought this is going to be interesting. I am not sure about you but my kids go apple picking each year. It is a wonderful trip and family activity. The problem is we have three kids with bags of apples. I decided to find an easy to follow and use recipe and make us some homemade apple sauce. I love my crockpot and i love it even more since ...

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Spaghetti Pizza Bake


Spaghetti Pizza Bake I always end up with leftover spaghetti after I make this for dinner. My family loves spaghetti but you can only feed it to them so many times in a row when they stage a strike. So instead of plain spaghetti leftovers, step it up with this easy recipe. It is so easy that even people who aren't great cooks can do it. Spaghetti Pizza Bake Can be cooked in the crockpot or in the oven on 350* Ingredients: ...

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Easy Ham and Potato Crockpot Soup


  Ham and Potato Crockpot Soup I experimented today with Ham and Potato soup the best thing was it cost me nothing, I only used what was in the house and it didn't cost me anything extra. It was also easy to do and since I was sick today it was perfect. Easy Ham and Potato Crock-pot Soup Serves 6 I love getting Ham and Potato soup when I go out to eat and went on the search for an easy recipe. Most of the recipes I found used ingredients I don't keep on hand. I decided to ...

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Crock Pot Pork


If you are in a hurry or you simply like pulled pork that taste amazing. I have the recipe for you. I am a mom on the go and I have a hard time getting anything done. That is why recipes with tons of ingredients do not make my list of family meals. I decided to share one of our favorites. 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin 1 (12 fluid ounce) can of Mountain Dew or Root Beer or Gingerale 1 (18 ounce) bottle your favorite barbecue sauce (We like Sweet Baby Rays) 8 hamburger buns, split and ...

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Shrimp exchange

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Call me what you wish. I am sure master chef is not on your list. I do however love to try to be creative. We have three kids and they are each allergic to something so I try to make dinners that I can change up a little. I am a huge shrimp fan and they are usually on sale for buy one bag  get one free. I have a husband that loves a good salad. I am a meat eater so I try to incorporate meat into my salad. I decided shrimp salad sound yummy and since they were on sale. I bought them. I got a bag ...

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Eggs Benny: Made By Mr. Madame Deals

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My kids love fish but it can't be fishy! I love Eggs Benedict and I love breakfast for dinner. This meal has a funny story you see I bought the Knorr package for the Hollandaise sauce. My husband didn't know so he got out The Joy of Cooking Cookbook and made his own. He used toast and deli ham cut a little thicker. He did an excellent job it sure was yummy and less expensive then buying ingredients for just one dish. We used what we have on hand and made it fancy! Hollandaise sauce 3 ...

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Popsicles Recipe


Want to try a fun, new frozen treat? How about Peanut Butter and Jelly Popsicles? ½ cup peanut butter 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup milk 4 tbsp honey, divided 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1½ cups raspberries 2 cups raspberry juice 4 tbsp sesame seeds (we omitted this) Combine the peanut butter, yogurt, milk, 2 tablespoons of the honey, and the vanilla extract in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. In a spouted cup, combine the raspberries and raspberry ...

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Ask a Nurse: Easy Skillet Meals


Pamela is an RN, MSN/Ed. Pamela is a mother of 6 amazing children ages 11 to 24. She is a nurse educator and loves to travel overseas to work in medical clinics and teach health-related topics to schools and communities. She has been married to her best friend, Steve, for 29 years. She has many different interests including reading, writing (NOT arithmetic!), baking, teaching, and spending time with her family. She lives in central Pennsylvania with her husband and two youngest daughters. To ...

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