Friday, October 28, 2011

Frugal Friday.....Greater Taters!

 This is a quick and easy way to have a warm meal on a cold night.  I used my Thrive Chicken, Broccoli and Shredded Cheese to spice up my potato.  Using my Thrive ingredients saves so much time.  I didn't have to trim  cook or dice my chicken, just add water and its ready!  I also love the fact that I have broccoli around the house at all times.  It is a great way to get veggies into my meals.

Here is a shot of the Chicken, Cheese & Broccoli re-hydrated.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Frugal Friday......finally!

Another great way to save money and time is by using Shelf Reliance Taco TVPWith a cost per serving between .35 and .60 cents per serving it is a great staple to have handy.  Tonight I had soft taco and my husband opted for nachos!

After rehydrating the Taco TVP I browned it with a little bit of olive oil.  Make sure to drain the TVP well so that it will brown and not steam!

This is the TVP after re-hydrating and before browning.
I added cheese, sour cream, Rotel tomatoes and a few olives.
I had sour cream and cheese in the fridge but you could also use
Shelf Reliance's freeze dried cheese and sour cream powder.

I love the new Thrive Cookbook!
It has great recipes for their food storage items.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Frugal Friday

Let me start by saying that I love my IPad. Even though I love it,
It's sure not a regular PC. Our laptop is broken and I have tried
For the last hour to figure out how to blog with my IPad and I am
Now officially giving up!

I will post my Frugal Friday tip tomorrow, hopefully!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Cansolidator Giveaway

Since I am new to the blogging world I am giving away a free 
To enter simply follow our blog and leave a comment below with your favorite food storage item.
We will pick a winner November 4th!

Featuring SmarTrac technology, the Cansolidator Pantry is a front loading system that automatically rotates up to 40 cans. This adjustable, expandable, stackable system takes the hassle out of can rotation and allows you to organize cans the way YOU want. The Cansolidator is easy to assemble and guarantees a more organized pantry in minutes. Sturdy, compact, and reliable, the Cansolidator Pantry is the perfect stand-alone solution for any pantry.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Shucking Corn - New Tip

My Dad sent this video to me today.  It's a very interesting way of cooking and shucking corn.  I will definitely have to give this a try!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Frugal Friday

With the cost of groceries continuing to rise I am always looking for
ways to save. A great way to save is with Shelf Reliance Thrive Instant Milk.
Thrive instant milk is made From 100% real milk.

I typically don't drink milk and use it for cereal & cooking and I always end up tossing out a good portion of my container because it has spoiled.

With Shelf Reliance Instant Milk I don't have to worry about that anymore. The shelf Life of an unopened can is 25 years and 2 years opened.

I love knowing that I always have milk on hand and I don't have to worry about throwing away my money on spoiled milk.  Whether you drink a gallon a week or a gallon a month Shelf Reliance Instant Milk is definitely a money saver.

Click here to shop discounts on Shelf Reliance Instant Milk.
Check out the great reviews!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Special Home Party Sale On Shelf Reliance Storage Systems

Contact me to learn how you can receive this great deal on Shelf Reliance's 
Cansolidator Pantry Organizer and the 72" Harvest.

The Cansolidator Features:
* Rotates cans on a first in first out basis
* Holds up to 40 cans
* Holds over 100 pounds
* Stores small and medium cans
* Adjustable Width
* Units may be stacked 

The Harvest Features:
* Can width is adjustable
* Small tracks hold up to 15 vegetable or 17 soup cans
* Medium tracks hold up to 11 medium sized cans
* Holds up to 460 cans

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Easy Shelf Reliance Chicken Salad With Pecans & Craisins

I love chicken salad and love the ease of making a quick batch with Shelf Reliance's Freeze Dried Chicken!

1 1/4 Cups Thrive Chopped Chicken (FD) reconstituted
1/4 Cup Mayonnaise
1/4 Cup Craisins
1/4 Cup Chopped Pecans
Garlic Powder

Add Mayonnaise, Craisins & Pecans to Drained Chicken
Mix Well & Season To Taste With Salt Pepper & Garlic Powder

Typically I will refrigerate my chicken salad and eat it cold on crackers.  If you are looking to make this dish as an entree I love baking it on toast topped with sharp cheddar cheese.  The sharp cheese is a nice contrast to the sweetness of the craisins.

I hope you enjoy this as much as my family!

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