Posts by Member One

Save This- Buy That: Sweet Summer Treats

The heat got you down and the last thing you feel like doing is slaving over a hot oven? Try out these sweet cool treats!   Frozen Yogurt Drops $0.24 per serving On a small baking sheet lined with parchment paper, dollop small yogurt drops on to the sheet, about 1/2 inch apart. Freeze for…

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Save This Buy That: Springtime Strawberry Sweets

  Strawberry-Orange Smoothie $1.85/Serving  Serves 3 3 Cups Vanilla Yogurt 10 oz frozen Strawberries 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon honey 1. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Add more honey to taste. Serve immediately.   Chocolate Covered Strawberries $1.50/Serving, Serves 4 12 fresh strawberries 16 oz candy melts or chocolate 12 toothpicks 1. Melt chocolates in…

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Save This, Buy That: Holiday Leftovers

With Easter coming up so quick (April 5th!) Member One Credit Union has a list of their favorite meals to make with those big holiday meal leftovers! Cheesy Ham & Hash brown Casserole Stir together 1-2 cups of diced ham,  1/2 cup of cheese,  4-5 shredded potatoes and 1 can of a cream based soup.…

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Save This, Buy That: Valentines!

School is Cool! $0.32 per valentine • Goldfish crackers • Cardstock Paper • Plastic Baggies 1.Cut cardstock in a medium sized circle, coloring the bottom 3/4 blue. 2.  Place circle inside plastic bag, and pour in a small serving of crackers. 3. Use twist tie or ribbon to close the bag. You Rock! $0.23 per…

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Save This, Buy That: Movie Night Snacks

Getting tired of your regular movie night munchies? Try out these new and simple late night snack recipes! Cake Batter Popcorn: $0.62/serving Pour popped butter-free popcorn into a large mixing bowl. Slowly stir in melted white chocolate. Add in 1/2 cup of sprinkles. Spread mixture on to baking sheet and allow to cool. Crumble the…

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Save This Buy That Recipes

Growing Up in the Valley’s Five Star Red Hot Chili Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 yellow onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 lb of ground beef 1 (15 oz.) can of kidney beans 1 (15 oz.) can of black beans 1 (15 oz.) can of diced tomatoes 1 (6 oz.) can of tomato…

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Save This–Buy That: Summer Recipes

Growing Up in the Valley magazine has teamed up with Member One Credit Union to help YOU save money. We’ve collected 5 great recipes that feed at least 4 people for under $10! Our All Grown Up Grilled Cheese ($2.14 per Serving) 8 slices of bread 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese 2 cups spinach leaves 1…

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