I’ve covered lots of different ways to save money, like how to meal plan, making a grocery budget and how to re-use food scraps. But the longer you ride the frugal train, the more you learn the intimate details of certain programs. I shared benefits of Amazon Prime that you probably don’t know about, butClick to Continue »
Archives for June 2017
It never fails. Every year when the temperatures start to warm, I crave salads. My Costco-copy sweet kale salad is really good, and so is panzanella salad with homemade Caesar dressing. But this time I was craving something very specific: chicken salad with thai peanut sauce.
I know, MORE HUMMUS! I’m really not trying to spam you with dessert hummus galore… chocolate hummus, cookie dough hummus, cake batter hummus and now snickerdoodle hummus… But when you find a recipe your kid loves – AND IT’S MADE WITH BEANS – I’m sure keeping it to yourself is breaking some unwritten parenting rule.
If you haven’t already guessed it, I’m on a strawberry lemonade kick this summer. First it was no-cook strawberry jam, then it was strawberry lemonade kombucha, and now it’s strawberry lemonade donuts. Hey, can you blame me? Who wouldn’t want the epitome of summer baked into a donut?!
I know what you’re probably thinking… “Two bean posts in one week?! Doesn’t she eat anything else?” We definitely do – the homemade chicken nuggets and slow cooker pot roast from a couple weeks ago are case in point. But when I come across a recipe that my kids ADORE, I can’t help but shareClick to Continue »
When we first switched to a real food diet, reading labels was absolutely crucial. There are so many different products on the market, and not all were considered healthy or safe. Reading labels is what inspired us to make non-food things too, like hand sanitizer, foaming hand wash and even carpet deodorizer. I can’t enoughClick to Continue »
I know that not everyone is a fan of beans. My kids thought beans were gross until I made a batch of black bean brownies. Now, they ask me to make this to share with their classmates on their birthdays! One of my goals as a real foodie parent is to find a way toClick to Continue »