One thing I learned early on after switching to real food, is that it requires a lot more time in the kitchen. You CAN save a lot of money by making most meals and snacks (like homemade larabar bites) from scratch, but the downside is it can take A LOT of time. More time spent planning, preparing,Click to Continue »
Archives for October 2016
One of the very first muffin recipes I ever attempted to make “healthy” was my banana chocolate chip muffins, and the only reason those were better than a typical muffin was because they had coconut oil and oat flour. Although of all the chocolate pretty much negated any “healthy” points I may have earned. MyClick to Continue »
My husband and I have been having regular budget meetings since we figured out how to cut our monthly expenses in half, nearly a decade ago. We used pencil and paper back then because smartphones hadn’t been invented yet and we didn’t have room in the budget for budgeting software. Oh the irony! This yearClick to Continue »
Do you remember when I shared that my kids ate a whole pan of black bean brownies in two days? Um… well… they ate a pan of these white bean blondies in one.
When my husband told me he wanted to buy a home with cash, I thought he was crazy. I clearly remember thinking, “No one in this house, is paying cash for a house. It’s impossible!” Yet here I am, 8 years later, eating crow because last month, we bought a house and paid cash.
When I wrote my eBook Kinda Crunchy, I included “drink more water” as a self-care baby step because the majority of us don’t drink enough. Aside from the fact that our body is 100% dependent on water, the benefits of drinking water are astounding. So incredible, that instead of being a New Year’s resolution orClick to Continue »
Can we talk about donuts for a second? I love donuts. I love the taste, how they melt in your mouth and no matter what mood you may be in, there’s always a donut to match. But because they’re not exactly on the “healthy” side of the scale, we don’t eat them. In fact, theClick to Continue »
How would you like to save on groceries – to the tune of $700? That’s a pretty amazing claim, right? Well when I did the math, that’s how much I could save in a year if I followed the tips below – and that doesn’t even include the ways to reduce grocery spending I shared here, the practicalClick to Continue »