While most people have their eyes on a turkey, I’ve got my eyes on all the other days this month when my family needs to eat. Warm, comforting meals that are super cheap and super easy, like garlic white bean soup are right up my alley when all signs point to shopping and stress and cookingClick to Continue »
If you haven’t cozied up under blankets with a cup of homemade hot chocolate yet this month, I assure you – your time is coming. The leaves on our trees are turning, mornings are cool and crisp and I wore jeans for the first time in six months. PANTS you guys. This is the officialClick to Continue »
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a plan in place, a healthy food meal plan that will fill tummies, nourish bodies and not cause your bank account to go in the negative at the same time? Look no further, because with meals like 15 minute stove-top spaghetti (using fresh, in-season tomatoes), lentil macaroni and cheeseClick to Continue »
“I don’t need a meal plan to save money” <– said no one ever. And if by some slim chance those words did slip out of someone’s mouth, they were lying. They might not make a monthly meal plan. There might not be a weekly meal plan. Maybe there isn’t even a daily meal plan. ButClick to Continue »
It’s time. July is the month where the best produce of the year collides and overwhelms you as you browse the market or grocery circulars. It’s when the last of the spring asparagus and peas sit next to the first tomato caprese salad of the season. Meanwhile, your garden is officially drowning in zucchini andClick to Continue »
I think my favorite part about meal planning is having a list of cheap, healthy meal ideas that my family can make based on what we have in the pantry. At the start of each week I take inventory of what I have in the kitchen, glance at what’s on sale at the storesClick to Continue »
It’s officially May, where we think of everything related to taco’s for a few days, followed by anything that doesn’t require heating up the kitchen. At least that’s what I’m thinking here in Georgia as I make this month’s real food meal plan!
Y’all, I think my most favorite month of the year is here for one main reason: FOOD! After long winter months the markets open and farmers showcase their harvest. While I can’t buy all of my food from the market, these farmers market on a budget tips help to keep my budget in check soClick to Continue »