Planning and eating side dishes does not come naturally to me. I often don’t even think about them at all and just worry about our main course. The problem is that this doesn’t lead to very nutritious meals and can be expensive. Side dishes are the perfect way to eat lots more fruits and veggies, […]
Picky eaters, various diets, or food allergies. It can feel impossible to feed people when no one will eat the same thing! The hard truth is that if the people you’re feeding won’t all eat the same thing, it will be more difficult, time consuming, and possibly expensive than you would like to create meals. […]
Is it possible for two adults to eat for $50 per week? Maybe you’re in the middle of paying off debt and are looking for ways to cut your food budget. Or maybe you’re saving for vacation and want to lower your expenses for a couple of weeks so that you can save even more. […]
We have been eating a low sugar diet for eight months now! And when I use the word “diet” I mean in it as a way of describing the kinds of food we regularly eat, not in the “I’m on a diet” restrictive eating kind of definition. I don’t go on diets. I work to […]
I wanted to share exactly what our meal plan for a week looks like these days: what we’re planning to eat, where we shop, and how much we spend. A few notes on our diet: We don’t have any severe food allergies. Austin doesn’t do well with dairy, so we don’t eat dairy-heavy foods (except […]
Once it gets hot out, I try not to turn our oven on at all because it heats the house up like crazy and then we have to run the A/C even more to cool it off. So here are some simple summer meal ideas that you can make without turning the oven on.
What makes life easier and saves you time and money? Meal planning! It sure doesn’t sound exciting, but it’s a wonderful thing. Over the last few months I’ve noticed that a lot of the meals we eat revolve around the same list of ingredients, so I thought I’d see how many different meals I could […]
I don’t think it’s any secret that you can save oodles of money by bringing a sack lunch to school or work. I’ve had coworkers that went out to lunch every single day. Going out to lunch costs at least $5, probably more. $5 a day on lunch, 5 workdays a week, and 4 weeks […]