Ways to Use Your Food Processor to Meal Prep

After timing my meal prep last week I wanted to up my game and restock my freezer.  I had cleaned them out last week and had some room.  I like to think of freezer space as valuable money saving real estate. It is one of the best tools we have in the kitchen for saving … Read more Ways to Use Your Food Processor to Meal Prep

Meal Prep: 4 easy ways to get started

I’ve been meal prepping for many, many years. I’m always looking for tips to take my meal prepping to the next level.   Whether you are just starting out or a meal prep veteran, here are some steps you can take TODAY to improve your meal prep. Freezing your chopped veggies Anytime I have to … Read more Meal Prep: 4 easy ways to get started

Fresh eggs!!!

Since moving further south I’ve been fortunate enough to have CO-workers that keep chickens. Let me tell you – there is nothing like fresh eggs. They taste so much better than anything you get from a store. So what is it about the eggs that makes them taste so good? I set out to educate … Read more Fresh eggs!!!

Meal Plan for September 23rd – 29th

Breakfast: Banana Muffins, Cold Cereal Lunch: Salads for me and the hubby, Daughter gets lunch at daycare Dinner: Grocery List: Whole Chicken Peas Broccoli Quinoa (already have) Soft Taco Shells 2 Avocados 2 Tomatoes Shredded Cheddar Cheese Sour Cream Eggplant Curry Sauce Green Squash Pizza Sauce Mushrooms Cherry Tomatoes Apples Bananas Strawberries Salad stuff Salad … Read more Meal Plan for September 23rd – 29th

Homemade Coffee Creamer

We all want to know what we are putting in our bodies.  I’ve been buying flavored coffee creamer for ages and recently ran out.  My grocery trip isn’t until later this week so I started researching how to make a homemade version of my coffee creamer.  Found that all of the recipes that were out … Read more Homemade Coffee Creamer

6/5 – 6/11 Grocery List

Grocery ads are here!  That means I get to plan out my weeks shopping trip.  I’m not much of a shopaholic but I do love a good bargain.  If live in Connecticut and you can follow along with my grocery shopping.  As a general rule I set the following price ceilings for meat: Whole Chicken … Read more 6/5 – 6/11 Grocery List

Exploring Bread Making

Baking bread has been one of those elusive skills for me (like keeping plants alive)  It doesn’t seem that hard to do, since I can follow instructions pretty well.  And yet, when I try to make bread it just doesn’t turn out how I imagined. I already figured out that one of my problems was … Read more Exploring Bread Making

Pulled Pork Pizza

I’m a big fan of pizza, as any teenage girl living in a thirty-something-year-old-body could be  ;). My pizza making has evolved from pepperoni and cheese on top of English muffins and bagels, to store bought already cooked crust, to a ball of store bought dough, to me actually making the dough from scratch.  I’ve … Read more Pulled Pork Pizza

Monthly Meal Plan for June 2016

It is the beginning of summer and the time for losing weight!  We are changing our eating habits a bit when it comes to how we are getting our calories.  In general we eat well balanced meals.  All of our dinners have a protein, vegetable and starch.  The ratio of those three foods could use … Read more Monthly Meal Plan for June 2016