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About Simply Budgeted

Brian and Beth blog together at Simply Budgeted where the celebrate family, food, and fun ... on a budget. Not a scary budget but one that aims to keep us healthy and happy while living within our means. Brian is a stay-at-home dad right now while he waits for the perfect high school teaching job to open. The kitchen is Brian's domain for sure. Beth works full time outside the home and prefers the garden over the kitchen unless she is pulling a sweet treat out of the oven!

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We found the Grain Mill Wagon Challenge to be a great challenge. We were able to taste the difference in fresh ground flour versus what we bought at the store. The challenge allowed us to strive to make healthier versions of some of our favorite recipes and foods!

Cheesy Bacon Cornbread

Cheesy Bacon Cornbread

I’m from the South, so you know that cornbread is a pretty regular thing around here.  On top of that, I’ve always loved the idea of incorporating more into a cornbread.  Here, we add onions, bell peppers, bacon, and cheese … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Shrimp and Grits

I’m from the American South and grew up with grits.  Unfortunately, I grew up with that grainy, gelatinous mess next to my eggs.  I was taught to add sugar or syrup to it just to make it palatable.  It was only … Continue reading

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Bread Machine: Seeded Whole Wheat Bread

whole wheat bread

We love to make bread in our bread machine and what better way to showcase freshly milled wheat than with a fresh loaf of bread.  We packed in some extra seeds for flavor and for the health benefit.  The best … Continue reading

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Fried Chicken Sandwich

chicken sandwich

We love chicken sandwiches.  Let’s be honest; they are just plain good!  Even if you can find a great chicken sandwich out, it is so much cheaper to make them at home.  If I shop some good sales, I can … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Shortcakes

strawberry shortcake

Our kids have been on a strawberry kick lately.  We will never say no to that!  Shortcakes are a natural way to use strawberries as a sweet treat, but we are always looking to make those treats just a little … Continue reading

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