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Leftover Chicken: How to Cook a Whole Chicken to Make 3 Meals

You can save a ton of money and time buying one whole chicken and making it into three wonderful leftover chicken meals. It's easier than you think.

You can save a ton of money and time buying one whole chicken and making it into three wonderful leftover chicken meals. It’s easier than you think.

Buying whole chickens is much more economical than just getting boneless skinless chicken breast. Whole chickens have a better variety of meat and nutrition available as well. Making delicious meals from leftover chicken is super easy.

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7 Non-Alcoholic Drinks for your Kid-Friendly Party

I don’t know about you but I love a party! Would you love to have some fun kids party drinks to serve that aren’t full of artificial colors and flavors?

I don’t know about you but I love a party! Would you love to have some fun kids party drinks to serve that aren’t full of artificial colors and flavors?

I don’t drink alcohol but I love having a fun party drink to serve. I have done a lot of different things over the years, but I love the idea of making fruit punch from real food ingredients. There are a thousand recipes for fruit punch but most of them have cool-aid or soda or some other ingredient that I like to avoid in my diet and my kid’s diets.

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Leftover Pork: How to Cook 1 Pork Roast to Make 5 Meals

You can make a ton of meals with leftover pork roast. Cook it once, and it's so versitile and yummy, you can make unlimited dinners with one pork roast.

You can make a ton of meals with leftover pork roast. Cook it once, and it’s so versatile and yummy, you can make unlimited dinners with one pork roast.

Using leftover pork roast recipes are a huge time saver and money saver. Leftovers are a lifesaver for a busy family! The price of the roast depends on where you live, but it’s one of the most economical meats you can get.

I got this 6-pound roast for about $11 here in Oklahoma. I buy pork shoulder, butt roast, or picnic roast. Whichever kind is on sale, and they all turn out great.

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Pumpkin Cookie Recipe with Homemade Pumpkin Puree

These soft pumpkin cookies are bomb. You can make them with homemade pumpkin puree or used canned, but you're going to be asking for more.

These soft pumpkin cookies are bomb. You can make them with homemade pumpkin puree or used canned, but you’re going to be asking for more.

I love using pumpkins with my kids and decorating with them, but I HATE wasting food. I don’t like buying them and not using them. We roast our pumpkins and make our own homemade pumpkin puree. Then I freeze it in the freezer in 2 cup portions so it’s ready for recipes. 

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Fresh Green Beans Recipe

FRESH GREEN BEANS RECIPE: My daycare kids LOVE my world famous green beans. We had a ton of green beans coming out of the garden and were eating them as fast as we could. We came up with this super yummy fresh green beans recipe.

My daycare kids LOVE my world famous green beans. We had a ton of green beans coming out of the garden and were eating them as fast as we could. We came up with this super yummy fresh green beans recipe.

A few years ago, when I had some older boys enrolled in care, they would ask me to cook this green bean recipe all the time. I would make them as soon as we could get enough green beans from the garden. They dubbed them world famous and who am I to argue with that. Pre-teen boys know where it’s at! It’s comfort food. 

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