Super Easy Jalapeno Poppers with Bacon Recipe

  I usually like to try to post healthy recipes on Thrifty Jinxy. This one doesn't qualify for the healthy category, but it is so yummy and SO easy that I can't resist. My cousin made these at our family reunion last month and they were a big hit. Ingredients: Jalapeno Peppers - halved … [Read more...]

What To Do When There’s No Bread for Sandwiches

  Last week I was all set to make ham and cheese sandwiches for lunch when I realized there were only two slices of bread left in the house. I really wanted to use the ham and cheese and didn't know what else to do with it, so I turned it into ham and cheese biscuits. To make them, just … [Read more...]

Healthier Pancakes from a Mix

When I make pancakes, it's usually from a mix because usually a couple times of year there will be a deal where between the sale price and coupons the mixes are free or just pennies a box. Unfortunately, there isn't much as far as nutrition or fiber in the mixes! So, my solution to make … [Read more...]

Super Easy Biscuit Recipe with No Shortening

I'm staying at my sister's house for a couple of days and last night I REALLY wanted biscuits. I'm not a big biscuit maker and usually have used a box of Bisquick, but this recipe is VERY simple and uses only ingredients that most people would always have on hand:  Easy Biscuit Recipe  2 … [Read more...]

Progresso Broth: Review, Coupon and Giveaway

I have been a long-time fan of Progresso products, so when I was asked to do a Progresso broth review for their new line of broth, I was happy to do so! Progresso recently introduced all-natural Chicken, Reduced Sodium Chicken and Beef-flavored broths. Progresso’s broths are 99% fat free and contain … [Read more...]

Thrifty Jinxy’s Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange

It's that time of year for holiday baking! I'm always looking for yummy new recipes, so I thought I would kick off Thrifty Jinxy's Holiday Cookie Exchange! We won't be exchanging real cookies, but RECIPES for cookies and other treats. Just leave a link to your recipe in Mr. Linky below. (If you … [Read more...]

Edible Playdough – Thanks to Jon and Kate Plus 8 play dough

This weekend, I saw Kate making edible playdough on "Jon & Kate Plus 8" and just had to try it myself! It's a simple recipe - Equal Parts: Powdered Milk Smooth Peanut Butter Honey (Flour as needed) Mix the first 3 together and then add enough flour until it reaches playdough … [Read more...]

Thrifty Recipe: Spanish Tortilla (Potato Omelette)

I'm on a quest to find and build a collection of tasty and thrifty recipes. Since the cold winter months are approaching (who am I kidding - they're already here!) it will be a great time to do more cooking and developing ideas for great meals that keep the budget in check. Our dinner last night … [Read more...]

Too Much Halloween Candy? Recipes Using Candy Bars!

Now that Halloween is over, you may find yourself with more candy than your kids (and you!) will eat. If that's the case, you can use up the extra chocolate by making candy bar cookies. The candy bars will melt into the cookies and end up being VERY yummy!  Leftover Halloween Candy Dessert … [Read more...]

Thrifty Jinxy Recipe Roundup

While I'm on vacation, I thought I would do a post of the recipes that have been popular on Thrifty Jinxy. Check out these links for some yummy & thrifty eating. If you have a blog post of a recipe you would like to share, enter it in Mr. Linky below OR, if you're not a blogger, add it in the … [Read more...]

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