Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory

Over 600 Recipes in 12 Easy-to-Access Subdirectories Learn: What is a Homemade DIY Convenience Food? How to Make Convenience Foods, Meals in a Jar or Meals in a Pouch. How to Make Your Own Herb/Spice Blends. How to Make Your Own Tea Blends. Learning to Eat Healthy Foods—My Story.  … Read more“Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory”

Condensed Cream Soups Dry Pantry or Travel Packs

Easy Dry Soup Mixes for Pantry Storage or On-the-Go With your new pantry staple, SOS Master Mix, today we will show you how to make 21 different condensed dry soups, just as you would find on your grocery shelves with already familiar brands like Knorr®, Bear Creek Country Kitchens®, and Lipton®. We… Read more“Condensed Cream Soups Dry Pantry or Travel Packs”

21 Creamy Condensed Soups to Replace the “Red Cans”

From Cheese Soup to Cream of Shrimp, Now You Can Make Your Own! With your new pantry staple, SOS Master Mix, today we will show you how to make 21 different condensed cream soups, just as you would find on your grocery shelves. These all use common ingredients with readily… Read more“21 Creamy Condensed Soups to Replace the “Red Cans””

Soup or Sauce (SOS) Master Mix Secrets

My Most-Used Master Mix—Let Me Show You Why! Get your coffee or your tea, find a relaxing chair (or toilet seat…who am I to judge?), and get ready to read because today I am going to show you how to save money, time, cabinet space, your health, and maybe your… Read more“Soup or Sauce (SOS) Master Mix Secrets”

“Instant” Oatmeal Packets–30 Flavors

Photo Credit: Andrea Frayser Make Your Own Instant Oatmeal Packets—Inexpensive, Easy, and Versatile Updated May 1, 2017 with Vegan/Lactose-free options and 10 new flavors added! It is so easy to make your own oatmeal packets just like you find in the stores with as many flavors as you can think… Read more““Instant” Oatmeal Packets–30 Flavors”

Strawberry Harvest Time — What to Do with All That Goodness!

Recipes from 21st Century Simple Living for Your Strawberry Harvest Here at Casa Colleen, we love our strawberries. And nothing gives me more hope of the fresh season to come then biting into a huge strawberry and tasting that first burst of liquid sunshine on my tongue. To prepare your kitchen… Read more“Strawberry Harvest Time — What to Do with All That Goodness!”

7 More Seasoning Blends for Your Pantry

Rubs & Meat Seasonings, Gravy Dry Mixes, & Broth Powders with Vegan & Gluten-Free Options Use these distinctive Seasoning Blends in your foods to give them flavor and a different flair than what you usually have! The Spice of Life is changing up your seasoning blends to enjoy your foods in… Read more“7 More Seasoning Blends for Your Pantry”

Frank’s® Hot Sauce Copycat

Homemade Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce (and Dehydrated Powder) My favorite hot sauce is Frank’s® RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce. There are just 5 ingredients—aged cayenne peppers, vinegar, water, salt, and garlic. I usually dehydrate my own cayenne peppers, but you can use fresh or dried if you wish. The wonderful taste… Read more“Frank’s® Hot Sauce Copycat”

Master Convenience Mix Hacks, a Busy Cook’s Best Friend

Learn the Shortcuts to Making FAST Meals As I sit here reading the newest list of manufacturer’s food recalls, the absolute certainty I was correct in staying with simple, unprocessed and locally sourced foods eases my mind. Do I succeed 100% of the time? No. But the more I see these recalls growing… Read more“Master Convenience Mix Hacks, a Busy Cook’s Best Friend”

Cream Cheese Sweet Spreads & Dips

Use powdered ingredients to make homemade Philadelphia Cream Cheese Flavored Sweet Spreads The easiest way to tell the difference between a spread and a dip? If you dip a piece of fruit or a bagel chip in a spread, it might break. In a dip, it won’t. Dips are thinner and able… Read more“Cream Cheese Sweet Spreads & Dips”