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Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana – Quick and Easy Dinner

What do you think about having an insanely delicious meal tonight for dinner that doesn’t cost you more than a few bucks, and takes you less than 20 minutes in the kitchen?

Hot, creamy, hearty, and not too heavy. It’s the perfect combination to create a flawless bowl of soup.

One of my favorite things about a copycat recipe is that you can easily enjoy the taste of a restaurant meal but at a fraction of the cost.

A quick meal that also is a cheap meal but still tastes just like the restaurant but for a quarter of the price! This Zuppa Toscana recipe will surprise you how spot on it tastes just like the real thing at Olive Garden. Continue Reading →


Chipotle Mexican Grill Copycat Recipe

Where is your favorite place to use your “fun budget” to go eat out? Our family budget allows us to eat out about 2-4 times a month, depending on if it’s a date night, quick stop for Mexican, or a full-on family date. But every once and a while, mama (that’s me!) gets to pick!

I’m not exactly sure why, but I just cannot get enough of Chipotle Mexican Grill! Their fresh and quality ingredients I am sure have something to do with their amazing flavors. The only problem is the price…

Easy and Cheap Chipotle Mexican Grill Copycat Recipe. This copycat recipe for Chipotle Mexican Grill Salad tastes exactly like you bought it from the restaurant. One of my all time favorite copycat recipes! Continue Reading →

Quick Chicken and Bacon Pasta

When I tell the kids that I’m making bacon pasta for dinner, cheers ring out all around the house! This is one of our family’s very favorite meals of all time.

This chicken and bacon pasta recipes is one where you are sure that you just ate a meal from a super fancy Italian restaurant. The only thing bringing you back to reality is that you paid a fraction of the price you would have spent eating out! Not a bad thing at all!

Chicken and Bacon Pasta - penniesintopearls.com - Quick meal for chicken and bacon pasta. Easy dinner idea that tastes like it's straight from the restaurant. Chicken and bacon pasta is the perfect dinner idea tonight! Continue Reading →