Thanksgiving is a perfect day of the week to share food, love, and good cheer. It is also a good day to practice the art of meal planning and extending.
Unique Green Vegetables Everyone Should Try
You can switch up your usual side salad at dinnertime with some unique “superfoods,” power-packed with nutrients and rich in color. Here are five green vegetables that everyone should try–share them with your kids, too!
Planning a Vegetable Garden with Meals in Mind
Now that I’m looking at expanding our garden, I want to keep in mind my meal plans as I choose which vegetables to grow. Here are a few ideas I’m going to try!
Substitute with Avocado to Make Healthier Meals
Not only is February Avocado Month – but it’s also the month after we’ve all made our New Year’s resolutions to eat better, lose weight, and improve our health. If you are still looking for more ways to make healthier meals and get more nutrients into your foods, it’s time to give the avocado a […]
Thanksgiving Recipe For Kids: Baked Turkey Nuggets
Baked turkey nuggets are a great way keep the kids satisfied this Thanksgiving.
Last Minute Thanksgiving Made Easy With Udi’s
This Thanksgiving, I am thankful…that I’m not hosting! I’ve basically been a lump on the couch the last two months (yay, First Trimester!), so my kitchen is barely up to the task of dinner-on-real-plates, let alone a big feast for tons of family. Still, Udi’s has come through again with more products to make life […]
Gluten Free Grab and Go
The work from home life is less than glamorous at times. Like the time you didn’t get to shower until 3 (we won’t talk about how many days it had been)…or the time your laundry pile was taller than you…or the time you made a cheeseball for dinner. And that was all just last week! […]
7 Easy Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas
I’m not a morning person. I feel like you need to know that about me before I ever write another food-related post. If I’m going to make an elaborate omelette or coffee cake, it will probably be on a whim at around 12:45…in the morning. My energy starts to appear around 11 AM (on a […]
Get Prepared (for Everyday Needs) – Preparing Meals in Advance
So far, our focus for getting prepared has been on preparing to live without electricity or contact with the outside world for 30 days. This most likely would only occur if there were a major storm or other natural disaster, since most power outages are only for a few days. But, there are a lot […]
Make Beef Affordable With London Broil
It often seems as though your efforts to eat inexpensively mean having to sacrifice what many of us see as standard fare. For example: What about beef? With the toughest cuts of beef starting above five dollars a pound, a juicy grilled steak will bust the $7 Dinner budget… or will it? Very recently, […]
Get Prepared – 30 Day No Cook Menu Plan
It doesn’t take much to render us powerless . . . that sounds deeper than I mean. I am talking about electricity. One ice storm, one tornado, one well-placed lightening strike, and we are thrust back to pioneer life, possibly for several days or a few weeks. Here are some ideas to prepare you […]
Summer Picnic: Have All the Class without the Expensive Price Tag
With the warmer summer weather, I’d been aching to get out for a day of hiking with my husband – complete with a picnic lunch. I saw a great article on NPR about how to fix a meal that stays fresh all morning while you’re hiking. But after thinking about it, I realized that not only is […]