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Sweet ‘n Spicy Cajun Ham & Bean Soup ~ Perfect for Easter Leftovers!

Sweet Spicy Cajun Bean & Ham Soup Recipe

If you're looking for a soup that is rich in flavor, has a bit of a kick (or a lot of a kick if you are BFFs with your Tabasco bottle) and just the right amount of sweetness, I've got you covered. I love stretching leftover Easter ham as far as it will possibly go. And I can't let the ham bone go to waste...and I always end up making a fantastic soup with beans, the ham bone … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal ~ Last Recipe in 31 Days of Breakfasts Series!

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

So we started with a baked oatmeal - Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal - and we're ending with a baked oatmeal. Why? Because it's a quick and easy. And fills up my little dudes! I recently shared on Facebook about how my little dudes were eating more than me and soon I'll be broke. It's a good thing I LOVE to cook and bake and know how to do it on a budget! lol So with these … [Read more...]

Bacon & Egg Breakfast Quesadillas ~ New 31 Days of Breakfasts Recipe!

Breakfast Quesadillas Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

So I can.not believe that it's the 30th of March and our 31 Days of Breakfast series is about over! I've got another new recipe to share tomorrow...it's yet another baked oatmeal recipe...and one that I could not keep my hands off of! It's 'that' good! I don't normally share new recipes on Tuesdays, but I had to get this one into the series because we love it so much!!! For … [Read more...]

Amish Baked Oatmeal ~ New 31 Days of Breakfasts Recipe!

Amish Baked Oatmeal

Yes, I realize this is the gazillionth baked oatmeal recipe that I've shared this month as part of the 31 Days of Breakfasts series. AND...I have another one to share on the Tuesday! At the rate we're going with baked oatmeal, I might be able to apply for a world record..."Food blog with most # of baked oatmeal recipes" - lol! Surely that's a valid category! Ok, so....I'm … [Read more...]