According to the USDA the average family of four spends $800 a month on groceries.  For many families this just isn’t possible.   So what is the solution?  How do you save money and still feed your family tasty and nutritious meals?
Shortcut Cooking is a guide for saving time and money in the kitchen.  It is packed full of tips, tricks and recipes including 15 minute dinner ideas, freezer cooking 101, shopping strategies, ideas for packing lunches and over 75 of my families favorite budget saving recipes.

Now available for Kindle--only $2.99

Recipes Included:

Easy Crock-pot Chicken 13
French Dip Sandwiches 13
Fiesta Meat Mix 14
Fiesta Meat Mix Appetizers 14
Fiesta Meat Mix Bowl 14
Freezer Fajitas 15
Hot Chicken Salad 16
My Favorite Meatball Mix 16
Sloppy Joes 17
Freezer Pot Pie Filling 18
Basic White Sauce 18
Soups and Sides
Cilantro LimeRice 23
Twice Baked Potatoes Deluxe 23
Baked Brown Rice 24
Dried Beans 24
Potato Skin Snackers 25
SpinachBalls 25
Dehydrated Tomatoes 26
Breads and Breakfast
Bread Machine Mix 29
French Bread 30
Pizza Crust 30
Honey Whole Wheat Bread 31
Dough Enhancer 32
Flour Tortillas 33
Freezer Garlic Toast 34
Basic Granola 35
Homemade Yogurt 36
Creamy Custard Style Yogurt 37
Crispy Apple Spiced Doughnuts 38
Simple Muffin Mix 39
Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancake Mix 40
Maple Pioneer Syrup 40
Fresh Berry Syrup 41
Granola Bars 42
Everyday Quiche 43
Maple Brown Sugar Oatmeal Mix 44
Maple Spice French Toast Sticks 45
Orange Stuffed French Toast 46
Quick Mix 47
Skillet Scones 47
Grapenuts Style Cereal 48
Italian Style Bread Crumbs 48
Stuffing Mix 49
Snacks and Desserts
1,2,3 Sugar Cookies 53
Cookie Glaze 53
Almost Fool-proof Pie Crust 54
Mega Freezer Pie Crust 55
Apple Pie Filling Mix 55
Cinnamon Graham Crackers 56
Easy Fruit Bars 57
Great Grandma’s Peanut Butter Fudge 58
Peanut Butter Balls 58
Brownie Mix 59
Pumpkin Roll 60
Savory Butter Crackers 61
Easy Refrigerator Pickles 62
Chocolate Wafer Cookies 62
Sauces and Spices
Burger Seasoning 64
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix 64
Ranch Dip 64
Italian Seasoning Mix 65
Italian Dressing Mix 65
Mulling Spice Mix 66
Enchilada Sauce 66
Pumpkin Pie Spice 67
Pizza Sauce 67
Speedy Spaghetti Sauce 67
Taco Seasoning 68
SalsaVerde 68
Creamy Caramel Sauce 69
Lemonade (limeade) Syrup 72
Snow Cone Syrup 72
Party Punch 73
Hot Buttered Rum Mix 73

Recipe Index

Meats and Main Dishes