Pancake Mix: Make Ahead

Another make ahead idea breakfast idea — PANCAKE MIX  4 cups flour ( can use half white – half whole wheat) 3 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sugar  Store in air tight container.To make pancakes for 4 people: Scoop one cup of dry pancake mix … Read more

Turkey Soup Recipe & DIY Gift

Guest Post By Natalie L. Here is one in my favorite gifts I received this Christmas. It’s a DIY gift that is super useful, but also unique. Turkey Soup in a Jar This beautiful layered jar contains everything you need to make Turkey Soup, you just need to add water and Turkey. Who doesn’t have … Read more

Homemade Oatmeal Mix

My Favourite Instant Oatmeal Mix      Ingredients (approx. 14 Servings): 6 cups quick-cooking oats 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup dried fruit or nuts, if desired  In a large bowl, combine all of the above ingredients. Then store in airtight container in a cool dry place for up to … Read more

Make Your Own: Microwave Popcorn Bags

Do you love the convenience of Microwave popcorn? We are offering a healthier, more frugal option that is not full of additives. Why not try this frugal alternative, and know exactly what you are eating? It’s super easy and cheap to make. You can add your own seasoning and butter. See below for seasoning combinations. … Read more

Homemade Mango Fruit Roll Ups

Photo courtesy of Just A Taste -Kelly SenyeiI had two soft mangoes on the counter yesterday and decided I had to make something with them. I wanted something with no added sugar and good enough that my 11 yr old would take it for a school snack.Well, I found this recipe (CLICK HERE) on Pinterest! … Read more

DIY Flavoured Coffee Creamer

Make your flavoured coffee creamer with a few simple ingredients,  no preservatives,  and create you own flavour combinations. Try this recipe for a Maple Vanilla Creamer…then experiment to create your own custom flavours.  INGREDIENTS for MAPLE VANILLA Creamer 1 cup Milk 1 cup Heavy Cream or Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 tbsp Maple Syrup 1 tsp … Read more