Once a Month Meals: Crockpot Cranberry Chicken Price Breakdown

In my first post about OAMM (Five Tips for Beginners) I mentioned that some recipes are worth your time and others aren’t. Depending on how much you are spending on ingredients, a recipe may not be worth making for your family. In a previous post is a list of all the recipes we tried during Take One with a link to the instructions and a link to their price breakdowns, but below we will breakdown the price for one of our favorites: Crockpot Cranberry Chicken!

Now, the prices I’m listing beside each ingredient is for the DOUBLED amount so that in the end I can calculate the correct price for each serving. If I had to purchase a new ingredient, I calculated the entire price for that ingredient into the recipe breakdown because I was spending that money specifically for these burritos. So, if you have any of these ingredients on hand already then your burritos will be even cheaper!

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Peaches and Creme Crescents

Peaches and Creme Crescents

Peaches are hands down my favorite fruit. They are tender and sweet and FUZZY! I wish I could have fresh peaches all year round but I can’t stand the idea of eating canned fruit. However, my husband and I recently found some new glass jarred fruits in our grocery store and I was amazed at how fresh they tasted. I just had to make something with them! So I pulled a few things from our fridge and came up with these.

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Red Velvet Oreo Brownies!

Red Velvet Oreo Brownies!

Even though they’re made from a boxed cake mix this sinfully delicious treat has the buttery texture of a to-die-for brownie. Whatever you want to call them they are perfect for Valentine’s Day!

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Once a Month Meals- Crockpot Cranberry Chicken

Once a Month Meals: Crockpot Cranberry Chicken Recipe

One of our other favorite meals from Take One of our Once a Month Meal try was this Cranberry Chicken. At first I was a little wary of putting this together because there were only five ingredients and one of them was Catalina dressing! I mean, who would have thought to put that on chicken? But whoever came up with that was smart because this turned out awesome! Continue reading

Improvised Juice Pulp Strawberry Beet Jelly/Preserves


After juicing my beets and strawberries yesterday I had almost 2 cups of beet/strawberry pulp leftovers. The texture and color was magnificent and since I’m quite a fan of jellies and jams that have seeds in them I decided to create a delicious preserve out of my pulp!

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