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1 Month of Dirt Cheap Dinners | Cheap Meal Plan & Shopping Lists

    1 MONTH OF DIRT CHEAP DINNERS A few years ago, my husband and I remodeled our kitchen. Because of this pricey remodel, and the fact that I was then a stay-at-home mom with a middle-schooler, a new baby, and another kiddo on the way, I went into money-saving mode! In my effort to save a lot of money, I started the habit of making very budget-friendly meals. We cooked at home every night, and we shopped exclusively at Aldi. While the meals I made during this time were,…

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3 Easy Fall Chili Recipes | Food Wine and Poopy Diapers
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3 Easy Fall Chili Recipes

  When September first comes around, I basically start calling it Fall. And one of my all-time favorite go-to Fall meals is chili! I like to make a huge pot of classic chili, let it simmer on the stove on a cool Fall day, and serve it up with homemade bread (or cornbread)! One thing I love about chili as one of our meal staples, is that it is VERY inexpensive to make a large quantity of it. Leftover chili can be made into lunches, and even added to more…

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1 Month of Fast & Frugal Vegan Meals by Kelli Brink
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1 Month of Vegan Weekly Meal Plans, Recipes and Grocery Shopping Lists! FoodWineAndPoopyDiapers.com

Check out my new HEALTHY Ebook, 1 Month of Fast & Frugal Vegan Meals! In this month-long meal plan, you’ll get a new vegan recipe each day, along with printable shopping lists of everything you need! Click here to check it out!    

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1 Month of Fast & Frugal Vegan Meals by Kelli Brink
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1 Month of Fast & Frugal Vegan Meals – Food, Wine & Poopy Diapers

Have you ever wanted to try vegan living, but you were unsure of what you could eat besides salads and fruits? Then my new ebook, 1 Month of Fast & Frugal Vegan Meals ebook is for you. You’ll get an entire month-long vegan meal plan, along with recipes and grocery shopping lists! Your digital download includes Asian, Mexican, and Italian-inspired vegan meals, as well as good old comfort food! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 1 MONTH OF FAST AND FRUGAL VEGAN MEALS.    

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Taco Tuesday – Fish Tacos!

This is a delicious, light & fresh recipe that is super easy on your wallet! We use fresh-caught fish that we score on our fishing outings, but when we don’t have that, I like to use Tilapia. I know Tilapia gets a bad rap, but I really do feel it’s a healthy option. It’s low in Mercury, high in protein, and very budget-friendly.   Frugal Recipe of the Day: Fish Tacos Author: Kelli Brink www.foodwineandpoopydiapers.com Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 4 This is…

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Zesty Cole Slaw Recipe - Food Wine and Poopy Diapers
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Zesty Cole Slaw Recipe

Nothing beats the flavor and crunch of homemade coleslaw! This side dish is an All American classic you can enjoy this Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, or anytime! Zesty Cole Slaw Author: Kelli Brink Prep time: 20 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 6 Nothing beats the flavor and crunch of homemade coleslaw! Ingredients 2 Tbs. cider vinegar 1 Tbs. sugar or to taste 1 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1/4 cup mayonnaise 4 cups shredded green cabbage, about ½ of a large cabbage 1 carrot, peeled and grated…

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10 Healthy Foods I Keep On Hand To Feed The Family In A Pinch - Food Wine and Poopy Diapers
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10 Healthy Foods I keep On Hand to Feed the Family In a Pinch

I have the best of intentions on the weekend, “I’m going to do a ton of meal prep and have our meals all ready for the WHOLE week!” But inevitably, 8 o’clock Sunday rolls around, and I barely even managed to get groceries put away, let alone made into things we could eat. That’s why there’s a list of about 10 foods I keep on hand for the weeks that I just know are going to be crazy. These items can be made into edible meals with almost no effort…

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5 Reasons to Have a Meal Plan - Food Wine & Poopy Diapers
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5 Reasons to Have a Meal Plan

I have some friends that I look up to. Not because of their beauty (which they have lots of), or their accomplishments (which they have tons of)… but for their amazing organizational skills! Seriously, they have their meals planned out for a month, they never have dirty laundry, and they clean their houses every night AFTER the kids go to bed (while I crash in the recliner in my PJ’s with a glass of wine and some chocolate). In all seriousness, though, these are the ladies I aspire to be…

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Fit & Frugal Weekly Meal Plan to Get Bikini-Ready!

Between New Year’s resolutions and Spring getting ready to show it’s lovely face, a lot of us are starting to think about eating lighter, healthier, and getting our Winter selves in shape for Summer! I know I certainly am! Well, I’m here to help you (for a week, anyway) with a meal plan and shopping list that is sure to lighten your load, in more ways than one!

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4 Quick & Hearty Cold-Weather Recipes -Food, Wine & Poopy Diapers
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4 Quick & Hearty Cold-Weather Recipes

The middle of winter calls for hearty meals that stick to your ribs…Cozy casseroles, comfort foods, meat & potatoes. Here are four recipes that fit the bill, and better yet…they’re quick, easy, and affordable! 1. EASIEST MEATLOAF EVER I’m doing a little bit of freezer cooking/prepping today, because our daily life has just been out of control lately. I’m having trouble getting anything on the table, let alone a home-cooked meal, so I absolutely have to prep ahead on weekends when Dr. B is home to help me with the…

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