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Chourico and Spinach Breakfast Casserole

By Homesteading Mom / January 22, 2014

This recipe has it all. It’s low-glycemic, gluten-free, Paleo/Primal Diet-friendly, and affordable. You can mix up all the ingredients the night before, store in the fridge overnight, and just pop it in the oven the next morning. It’s got plenty of fiber-rich veggies. It also makes a TON of food, leaving plenty for leftovers fir […]

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Crockpot Portuguese-Inspired Pork Stew

By Homesteading Mom / September 5, 2013

Growing up in a heavily Portuguese city, I was totally spoiled rotten on gloriously delicious food. Two of my favorite dishes, caçoila (a type of Portuguese pulled pork) and pork alentejana (pork and littlenecks) have many similar ingredients. My mom and I used to out to eat once a month for alentejana, and she would […]

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Slow Cooker Recipe: Pork Cacciatore

By Homesteading Mom / February 21, 2012

  This yummy dinner married made-from-scratch with convenience. It used up a large amount of left over pork roast, mushrooms that I needed to use, and a few jars of tomatoes that I had in the pantry. It was made in the crockpot, so it freed me up to go do other things while it […]

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Make-Ahead Meals: Omelette Muffins

By Homesteading Mom / February 20, 2012

I’ve learned to be  frugal with my money. Now, I’m learning to be frugal with my time. Omlette muffins are a great make-ahead meal that makes breakfast quick and easy. They are a great way to use up left over meats and veggies. Plus, these are appropriate for those on a low-glycemic diet who need low-carb foods, […]

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Turkey (or Chicken) Pot Pie

By Homesteading Mom / December 7, 2010

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the turkey remains!   Most folks I know are happy to be done with turkey for a while, but we ended up with seven turkeys this year- plus one carcass.  Yes, I said SEVEN turkeys. We spent Thanksgiving with my parents, and got the carcass and some leftover turkey […]

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