Several years ago Michelle and her family made big changes. With the decision to become a one income family new skills had to be learned. Scratch that – LOTS of new skills. They were like a lot of households in that they were normal, with consumer debt and a consumption mindset. Debt and no savings. […]
These beautiful browned mushrooms swimming in rich, garlicy cream sauce are the perfect sauce for almost any dish. You really can’t go wrong with those ingredients, y’all. And this is one dish where those three friends dance together in perfect harmony to make a rich, delicious, and filling sauce. From pasta to chicken to steak, […]
Cooking from scratch – I hear that term a lot lately but it seems to mean something different to everyone. So for the purpose of this post let’s assume that “cooking from scratch” means no convenience foods (mixes, boxes, etc). I’ll admit I haven’t always been a believer in the scratch method. When I got […]
How often do you grocery shop for your family? For me, grocery trips happen only once or twice each month. Abandoning the shop-every-week mentality is a bit scary because you have to learn to make your food stretch. One-and-done box meals and mixes don’t stretch so I do my best to avoid spending money on […]
How you can save time and money by using what you have on hand to make meals. Learn how to shop with basic cooking in mind, so you don’t have to run to the store to whip up a nourishing meal for your family!
Cooking from scratch isn’t something that many people know how to do these days. Most people open a box or can, add some water (or ingredients from another box/can), heat and eat. It can be a struggle, even intimidating, to think about learning how to take whole foods and make them a meal.