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30 Day Dinner Challenge: #12

I needed something quick and fairly easy last night so went with Cajun Shrimp Pasta. I was finally able to test out my new seasoning I got from Dollar Tree. 🦐 Loved it!! Tasted very similar to the seasoning in the Cajun pasta at Red Lobster. Total Cost: $5.50 1 box of penne pasta (.49… Continue reading 30 Day Dinner Challenge: #12

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30 Day Dinner Challenge: #9

Sloppy Joe Sliders with Tater Tots I had some rolls I needed to use up so decided to make sliders. They turned out pretty good. πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ» Cost: @ $13 $10 for tonight's dinner $3 towards another meal Used: 3 lbs ground turkey or beef, cooked and drained (I went with turkey) 1/2 onion, diced small… Continue reading 30 Day Dinner Challenge: #9

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Lasagna (Freezer Meal Option)

Meal prep Monday continues! COST: @ $25 for 3 or @ $8.50 each Made 3 lasagnas 1 for dinner tonight & lunch tomorrow 2 for the Freezer πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ» Ingredients for 3 Large sized Lasagnas: 4 jars of spaghetti sauce (.99 x 4 = $3.96) 3 boxes of oven ready lasagna noodles (1.99 x 3 =… Continue reading Lasagna (Freezer Meal Option)

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30 Day Dinner Challenge: #5

Turkey Tacos with Texas Caviar I've made turkey tacos many times before but tonight they were just excellent. COST: @ $7 (fed 2 adults, 2 preteens, and a kiddo plus leftovers for my lunch tomorrow 🀩) 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey, cooked and drainedΒ  ($3.49) 1 packet reduced sodium taco seasoning ( .35 cents) 1/2… Continue reading 30 Day Dinner Challenge: #5

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Chicken Cacciatore (Freezer Meal)

*Makes 2 freezer bags*Cost: @$13 for 2 Meals plus pasta and Ziploc bags 3 lb bag of frozen chicken breasts 3 jars of spaghetti sauce 2 onions (chopped) 2 bell peppers (chopped) Β½ tablespoon garlic powder (per bag) Β½ tablespoon Italian seasoning (per bag) 2 boxes of pasta 2 gallon size freezer Ziploc bags Ingredients… Continue reading Chicken Cacciatore (Freezer Meal)

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30 Day Dinner Challenge: #4

I'm back on track after a rough day yesterday. πŸ™ŒπŸ» Going with simple and filling tonight so Chicken Pot Pies! πŸ₯§ COST: @$9 for TWO pies and tomato slices (And more than enough for lunch tomorrow) Deep dish frozen pie crusts (includes 2) $1.99 Pie crusts (includes 2) $1.69 2 cans of reduced sodium cream… Continue reading 30 Day Dinner Challenge: #4