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Save Up to $1,190 per Year Making Your Own Bread

Save a Bundle of Cash by Making Your Own Bread

Bread baking is one of the tastiest ways to save money on groceries. Especially when you have a 4-step bread recipe like mine. There is nothing better than a warm slice of mom’s buttered bread. Plus, it is a lot easier to make than most people think.

Making your own bread can save you up to $1,190 per year or more, depending on how much your family normally eats. Keep reading to get a great bread recipe, awesome freezer jam recipe, and useful bread making tips.

How Much Does It Cost to Make Your Own Bread?

Let’s do a price comparison. A regular loaf of bread usually costs between $2 to $4. Organic bread usually runs higher, around $3 to $5. And if you need gluten-free options, you are looking at more like $4 to $7.

Now, let’s do a calculation to see how much homemade bread costs. You can make 2 loaves of bread with one recipe.

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7 Fruitalicious Dessert Recipes For Vitamin C Day

Fruit Desserts

There are plenty of unusual holidays on the calendar, but this one is the fruitiest. Tuesday, April 4th is Vitamin C Day! Who knew?

Why is Vitamin C so important?

Basically, without any Vitamin C, you would get scurvy like the pirates and sailors in the 1700’s and 1800’s. Well, matey, what be scurvy? With scurvy, your gums would bleed, and you would experience any of the following: fatigue, red spots on your skin, pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, lose teeth, and bruising. While some of these symptoms may also be symptoms of parenting a crazy child, it is easy to avoid scurvy.  Just eat fruit.

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is found in fruit and is necessary for normal growth and development. It is also a powerful antioxidant.  It helps repair tissue, helps with iron absorption, protects against heart disease, and helps decrease your LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Vitamin C can even help neutralize the effect of harmful food preservatives. But the best part of all is that if you make a dessert with fruit in it, you can call it healthy because it will give you vitamins!

7 Fruitalicious Dessert Recipes (try not to drool):

1. Strawberry Shortcake Kabob recipe from

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