Baked Berry Oatmeal Bars *Healthy, Easy, Quick*

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Baked Berry Oatmeal Bars Healthy Easy Quick The Fundamental Home

Oh my word!!  If you watched my grocery haul the other day, you know I got strawberries for a STEAL!!  They were only 75 cents for a 1 lb. container!  My discount grocery store was a MADHOUSE!  People were standing around waiting for the workers to bring the produce out.  It was unreal!  I was able to snatch up three containers before I was beaten away by the older ladies with their canes (no kidding… I was scared for my life!).

Those strawberries smelled SO good that I though they would be gone in a flash.  I guess my refrigerator was so full that all of the wonderful smells masked the strawberries.   Somehow, we made it to Monday (I shop on Thursday, ladies) with 2.5 lbs. of strawberries remaining.  I could freeze them for smoothies, but I was in the mood to try something new.  So, I popped over to Pinterest.

On a side note, are you following me there?  If not you need to be.  Here’s a link- The Fundamental Home on Pinterest.  Just don’t judge my Pinterest boards, people.  I am not one of those fancy pinners.  I just pin what I love!

In this case, I was pinning strawberry recipes like crazy.  A lot of them looked good, but here’s the thing.  My kitchen was clean- on a Monday morning.  I did NOT want to mess that up, nor did I want to do a lot of work to enjoy these strawberries.  I mean, I could just eat them without any mess.  So, I was hoping to find a recipe that would bring me joy and not require too much work or clean up.  A miracle recipe, as it were.

And I found it.

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins & Pumpkin Bread Rolls

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins & Pumpkin Bread Rolls from The Fundamental Home

 

It’s starting to feel like fall!  That means pumpkin flavored everything!

Recently, I made a vlog showing how I make some pumpkin treats.  The pumpkin bread rolls were tasty, and I wanted to share the recipe, so I looked all over the internet thinking I could just attach a link.  Would you believe that I could not find it?!  The recipe came from an old Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook.  I figured that the blog would be a good place to share this old, classic recipe.  To spare my fingers from typing more than necessary, I snapped this picture of the recipe:

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$50 Bi-Weekly Menu Plan for Family of 5

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$50 Bi-weekly Menu Plan for family of 5- thefundamentalhome.com

Thanks for checking out THE UPDATE on the “How I Feed My Family for $100 Every Month” Series.  Here is our menu plan for the next two weeks.  I am pretty sure I will have leftovers from my grocery purchases.

Remember, this plan only includes dinner.  We have breakfast and lunch options on our menu that are open to everyone.

For more information about how I feed my family of 5 for under $100 every month, check out the series of blog posts linked below:

Part 1: Organization and Discipline

Part 2: Menu and Inventory

Part 3: The Process with Video and Tips 

Part 4: Making Your Groceries Stretch (this is my favorite part)

Part 5: Tips to Make the Most of Your Budget

Here is our bi-weekly menu- be sure to click the links to find video tutorials (made by me!) showing how I make some of these meals:

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