Get Paid To Shop With The Ibotta App

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Get Paid To Shop With The Ibotta App. What? Don’t you just cringe at titles like that? Me, too. But I wouldn’t have used it if it weren’t true. No joke, the Ibotta app will actually deposit money in to your Paypal or Venmo account with minimal effort on your part. Um, hello?! Sign me up!

 What? Don’t you just cringe at titles like that? Me, too. But I wouldn’t have used it if it weren’t true. No joke, the Ibotta app will actually deposit money in to your Paypal or Venmo account with minimal effort on your part. Um, hello?! Sign me up!

Ibotta is available for iOS and Android devices.

Here’s some backstory: I’ve never been one to go grocery shopping with a fistful of coupons that I laboriously cut out of the Sunday newspaper circulars ( ← a  true back-in-the-day thing). Oh, sure, if there were a few items that I used on a consistent basis, I would messily rip them out of the circular and stuff them in my handbag for future use, only to forget that they were there once I had already checked out and left the store. Sigh. Totally not cut out for paper couponing. It’s not that I’m opposed to saving money, it’s just that cutting coupons seemed like too much work for my already frazzled schedule.

So. Here we are in the 21st century where we have mobile apps that do most of the work for us. After seeing the Ibotta app all over the place a few years ago, I reluctantly downloaded it on to my iPhone, thinking it would just sit there and be another couponing situation that I didn’t use or forgot about until it was too late. Well, this was so not the case! The first time I used it and saw a few dollars ka-ching into my Ibotta account, I was hooked; possibly even addicted. I love, love, love this app. Seriously. I can actually redeem purchase coupons and get cash back after I’ve left the building. Seriously, at home. Hours later. Because that’s just how I roll. #unorganized

However, I would highly suggest checking out the app for the store(s) you’re about to go into before you cross the threshold to see if there are any specials that you want to take advantage of while you’re shopping. I’ve learned to do this (!)  so I can save even more and watch my cash back amount grow. Hey, I’m teachable…by an app, no less. So don’t think you’ll never use this app, or that it’s too complicated. And if you’re way more organized than I am (I mean, seriously, you totally are) then download this app right now and see what you’ve been missing. I’d love it if you used this link to download it. It’s an affiliate link and I’m totally psyched for you to try it and then share it with your friends, too! Did I mention that you can get cash rewards for sharing this awesome app? #love

I appreciate that I can get cash back for my adult beverage purchases: wine for me and beer for the hubs. #winwin Also, we use a lot of almond and coconut milk along with frozen fruit for our daily protein smoothies, so the Ibotta app saves us money on those items.

And can we talk paper goods? Everybody uses toilet paper (ahem) and we go through our fair share of tissues in the winter-time, so it’s great to see those savings pop up in the app.

There are so many grocery items available, and they change weekly so that you’re sure to find items that you use.

But Ibotta is not just limited to grocery stores. There are actually over 300 retailers that Ibotta works with, including online stores, clothing stores, restaurants, movie theaters, home improvement centers, pet stores, and pharmacies nationwide. Places like Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Whole Foods, Walmart, Publix and many more are included.

So how does it work? There are three ways you can redeem some bucks with Ibotta.

  • Save your receipts and use them to receive your cash backs (this is how I manage to wait until I get back home to do this…but better if you’re not like me, and you can actually plan ahead!)
  • Link your store loyalty cards within the app. This is a no-brainer. So simple.
  • Mobile in-app purchases. If you shop from your device, you’re golden. Easiest and fastest way to use the app.

I hope you’ll give Ibotta a try. I think you’ll love it. Now let’s go earn some cash!

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Get Paid To Shop With The Ibotta App. What? Don’t you just cringe at titles like that? Me, too. But I wouldn’t have used it if it weren’t true. No joke, the Ibotta app will actually deposit money in to your Paypal or Venmo account with minimal effort on your part. Um, hello?! Sign me up!

Get Paid To Shop With The Ibotta App. What? Don’t you just cringe at titles like that? Me, too. But I wouldn’t have used it if it weren’t true. No joke, the Ibotta app will actually deposit money in to your Paypal or Venmo account with minimal effort on your part. Um, hello?! Sign me up!

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Skillet Garlic Chicken With Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce

Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.

Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.Note: This post contains Amazon affiliate links.

Looking for a quick chicken meal to make on those busy days? This tasty Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce can be ready in just 30 minutes!

I used a cast-iron skillet for this meal,(I love this one with a lid!) but you can also use a stainless steel skillet if you prefer. Just make sure it’s a large enough with high enough sides to hold all the ingredients without spilling over.

Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.

Prepare your chicken by cutting the chicken breasts into large bite-sized pieces. Set aside.

Heat olive oil and garlic in the skillet and sauté until medium brown. Remove garlic with a slotted spatula and discard. You now have lovely garlic-infused olive oil left in the skillet. Add the chicken to the skillet, season with a little salt and pepper, and cook until browned on all sides. Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.

To the skillet add half & half and chicken broth; stir carefully to incorporate all the yummy browned bits left in the bottom of the skillet.

About the cheeses: Pecorino Romano is a well known and distinctive Tuscan cheese made from 100% sheep’s milk. Although used interchangeably in recipes with the more mild Parmesan, it’s not the most ideal swap due to Pecorino’s stronger flavor.

Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.

In this recipe, I’ve balanced an equal amount of Parmesan with the stronger flavor of Pecorino Romano to create a delicious balance of the two. Feel free to play with the ratio to get the flavor that suits you.

Add oregano and grated cheese to the skillet and whisk until cheese is completely melted. (I use this cheese grater.)

Reduce heat and add sun-dried tomatoes and spinach. Simmer until tomatoes soften and spinach wilts. Add the chicken back in to warm it up; let it simmer for just a bit, then serve up this glorious Tuscan dish and enjoy!

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Skillet Garlic Chicken With Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce
 
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Skillet Garlic Chicken With Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 
3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 
4-5 large cloves garlic, smashed
  • 
¾ c. half and half
  • 1 c. chicken broth, preferably organic
  • 2 t. dried oregano
  • ⅓ c. Pecorino Romano cheese, freshly grated
  • ⅓ c. Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • ½ c. sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1½ c. baby spinach
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and set aside.

  2. Heat olive oil and garlic in a large high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté garlic for several minutes until golden brown. Remove garlic with a slotted spatula and discard.

  3. Add chicken to hot skillet and cook until golden brown on each side, approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

  4. Add half & half and chicken broth and scrape up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan with a spatula.

  5. Add oregano and grated cheese to skillet and whisk until cheese is completely melted, approximately 3-4 minutes.

  6. Reduce heat to just below medium and add the sun-dried tomatoes and baby spinach. Simmer for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until tomatoes are softened and the spinach wilts.

  7. Add chicken and its juices back to skillet and simmer for another 3-5 minutes, or until chicken is heated through. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired. Remove from heat and serve immediately.

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Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.Bring a taste of Tuscany home with this simple, quick and delicious recipe for Skillet Garlic Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cream Sauce.

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Spring Kitchen Accessories and Decor

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

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Bring a touch of spring to your kitchen accessories and decor with this practical list of tableware, gadgets and small appliances.

 

I start thinking about salads when heading into the spring season. A few years ago I upgraded my salad spinner to this large capacity stainless steel spinner. I love it! It’s super roomy, works like a charm and the stainless steel bowl can be used separately, making it a multi-function item in my kitchen. If you make a lot of salads, consider this spinner.

 

Here’s a gorgeous Acacia wood 3 piece salad bowl and server set. While your salad would display beautifully in this bowl, don’t limit its use to just greens. It would make a perfect vessel for popcorn, bread, fruit, or even just a decorative display piece when not in use. Also makes a great gift!

 

 

These Mason jar measuring cups and spoons are adorable! The sky blue color signals that winter is over and spring is here. Perfect for measuring dry or liquid ingredients. The material is ceramic and they are dishwasher safe.

 

 

I love my pieces from Le Creuset and my casserole dish is no exception. The stoneware cooks evenly and cleanup is a breeze thanks to the nonstick glazed interiors. I love that this one comes with a lid – perfect for storing leftovers (like my Bacon Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin) in the fridge and reheating the next day. If this lovely palm green isn’t your color, they have a wide range of other colors available from which to choose.

 

You can’t talk about springtime without thinking of eggs and all those Easter egg hunts, right? What in the world do you do with all those leftover hardboiled eggs? Slice ’em and dice ’em! (And make some tasty egg salad, or zesty potato salad!) This particular egg slicer offers 3 different slicing styles. Did you know you can also use egg slicers to slice mushrooms and strawberries?

 


I love this bright yellow earthenware mixing bowl. It’s chip-resistant and has a glossy finish. Comes in an assortment of sizes. Use it for mixing up yummy treats or as a serving bowl. (Serve up some Garlic Mashed Potatoes in it, or some Bourbon Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Yum!) Microwave and dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal.

 

How cute are these pink stainless steel and silicone whisks? Choose the right whisk for the job with this handy set of 3. If pink isn’t your thing, they come in a variety of other colors, too.

 

 

If you handle a lot of fish, garlic or onions, you might consider this handy stainless steel bar to rub away the odors. Just rub it between your hands like a bar of soap and it will help remove stubborn food odors from your hands.

These beautiful pastel hand-painted salad plates just say springtime to me. These would look stunning on solid color pastel plates or on just a solid white plate. There’s an entire line of dishes that compliment these plates, but I think they are lovely on their own, too.

 

This embroidered table runner has an elegant understated floral and cutwork design which is perfect for a springtime tablescape.

 

 

 

If you don’t already have a stand mixer, consider this best seller in this lovely Lavender Cream color. Swoon! Lots of other colors to choose from if lavender isn’t your thing. You will love having a stand mixer in your kitchen. From dough, to batters, to whipped mashed potatoes, you will use it all. the. time!

 

 

Do you have a favorite gadget, appliance or decor item in your kitchen that just says “Springtime!” to you? I’d love to know, so feel free to leave a comment below!

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Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

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How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

Here’s the easiest recipe ever on How To Make 90-Second Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free Bread In A Mug. Not only is this bread healthy and quick to make, but it is easily customizable if you want to season it up with herbs or cheese.

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If you’re looking for a keto-friendly, single-serve bread recipe, this How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug recipe is it! It’s gluten-free, carb-free and tasty, too, and ready in just *90 seconds via the magic of your microwave oven. (*Depending on the wattage of your microwave oven, your milage may vary. You may need to add additional seconds to get your bread texture just right for you.)

Bonus: you can mix it all in the same container, depending on how big your vessel is. I tend to be messy, so I actually melt my butter in the vessel I’ll be using, in this case a ramekin, and mix the rest up in a small mixing bowl or cereal bowl that’s just a tad larger. This way, I can stir the ingredients quickly without having to be too careful so as not to spill stuff over the edges. If you’re a neat stirrer or mixer, then use the all-in-one approach!

A note on vessels to use: mugs are great, but use a large or jumbo one like this to make sure the ingredients have room to “bake” and spread out enough to get a bread-like texture.

I actually like to use a ramekin like this one because it comes out nice a widely round and is easy to slice.
How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

So here’s how it comes together: (See full recipe ingredients and instructions down below)

I’m using the two vessel method here because I’m a messy mixer:

  • Melt butter in your mug or ramekin; set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, lightly beat egg with fork.
  • Add almond flour (I use this one), baking powder and salt to egg and mix with fork.
  • Pour melted butter into mixture and stir well so that there are no lumps.
  • Pour mixture into buttered mug.
  • Microwave for 90 seconds.
  • Remove bread from mug (carefully; it’s hot!) and set it vertically and slice down the middle creating two pieces of bread.
  • Slather with topping of choice (I like cream cheese!) and enjoy.

Here it is just sliced and ready to eat or decorate, or become a sandwich, or stick it under the broiler for a few minutes to toast the top and then add jelly or honey…you get the idea…the possibilities are endless!

How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

My favorite topping, though, is softened cream cheese. I also like to add a little Herbamare seasoning. So good!

How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

If one slice of this amazing bread fills you up, just refrigerate the other half for another time.

Note: this recipe is easily customizable. Add a sprinkle of cheddar cheese and a dash or garlic powder to the mix before cooking, or add Italian seasoning for a different taste. Experiment and have fun with this versatile recipe.

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How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug
 
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How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug
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Cuisine: Bread
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp almond flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1½ Tbsp butter, melted
  • NOTE: This recipe is easily customizable. Add a sprinkle of cheddar cheese and a dash or garlic powder to the mix before cooking, or add Italian seasoning for a different taste. Have fun experimenting!
Instructions
  1. In the large mug or ramekin that you will use for the bread, melt butter and set aside.

  2. In a separate small mixing bowl, lightly beat egg with fork.

  3. Add almond flour, baking powder and salt to egg and mix with fork.

  4. Before you pour the melted butter into the flour and egg mixture, make sure the mug or ramekin is coated with butter on the sides. You can do this by gently tipping the mug/ramekin slightly to ensure the butter has a chance to make contact with all sides.

  5. Pour the butter into the flour and egg mixture and stir well so that there are no lumps.

  6. Pour mixture into buttered mug,

  7. Microwave for 90 seconds.

  8. Stick a knife in the middle of the bread. If it come out clean it's done; if not, microwave for 10-15 more seconds and test again.

  9. Carefully remove mug from microwave with pot holders.

  10. Loosen bread from sides of mug by running a knife around the edges. Remove bread from mug (carefully; it's hot!) and set it vertically on a plate and slice down middle creating two pieces of bread.

  11. Slather with topping of choice and enjoy.

 

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Here's the easiest recipe ever on How To Make 90-Second Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free Bread In A Mug. Not only is this bread healthy and quick to make, but it is easily customizable if you want to season it up with herbs or cheese.Here's the easiest recipe ever on How To Make 90-Second Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free Bread In A Mug. Not only is this bread healthy and quick to make, but it is easily customizable if you want to season it up with herbs or cheese.Here's the easiest recipe ever on How To Make 90-Second Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free Bread In A Mug. Not only is this bread healthy and quick to make, but it is easily customizable if you want to season it up with herbs or cheese.

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