Pantry Challenge 2017 – Week 1 Recap

Looking to save a little cash this month?  The Pantry Challenge 2017 may be just what you need to kickstart your savings by eating from the refrigerator and pantry. I am one week into Pantry Challenge 2017.  One week down and we are looking good (said everyone at the end of the first week!).  The […]

Pantry Challenge 2017 – Getting Started & Free Printable

Looking to save a little cash this month?  The Pantry Challenge 2017 may be just what you need to kickstart your savings by eating from the refrigerator and pantry. Happy New Year, Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful Holiday, filled with family, friends and of course, good food.  My little family has had a […]

Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad

Equal parts sweet & savory, Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. I’m excited to share a side dish from my Mom’s recipe box today – Creamy New York Fruit Salad.  Growing up in the Midwest, family gatherings and holiday meals always included a fruit or jello salad of […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Serving Sizes

Use this helpful Thanksgiving Dinner Serving Sizes guide to successfully plan your holiday feast. Like many of you, I’ve been working on my menu and shopping for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast.  As important as it is to create the perfect dishes, it’s equally important to ensure you have enough food to feed your guests.  What […]

Bountiful Baskets Recipes 7-30-16

Recipes and tips for the 7-30-16 Bountiful Baskets Distribution and in-season produce.  Pluots, pineapple, baby bok choy and cauliflower are just a few of the items I received today. I’m so happy to get a basket this week!  After missing the previous 2 distributions this month due to travels, the planets aligned (over dramatic, I […]

6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad

Using pantry staples and a few fresh produce items, 6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad is perfect for your summer cookouts & picnics.   Now that summer (and the heat!) has officially arrived, I’m all about making meals that don’t require turning on the oven or stovetop.  In addition to not wanting to heat the house up any […]

Bountiful Baskets 6-18-16 Distribution

Recipes and tips for using the Bountiful Baskets 6-18-16 Distribution and in-season produce.  Melons, corn, pineapple and purple cauliflower are just a few of the items I received. I picked up yet another amazing basket yesterday.  The veggie basket was overflowing with goodness.  I honestly can’t remember the last time the basket was this full. […]