Quick & Easy Pancakes


Whenever I’m able to steal away to the kitchen for about 15 minutes, I usually can find something that needs to be done. If our meals for the day are done, if I’m not in the middle of freezer cooking, and if I don’t have any other baking to do, I usually make pancakes. Pancakes … Read more

Sticking With Store Brands


One of the easiest ways I am able to stretch our grocery budget and stick to our $350/month limit is to buy store brands. The quality of store brand products has increased so much over the years that my family doesn’t even notice a difference. In fact, there have been times when I’ve purchased major … Read more

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Dinner


The Game Plan Breakfast – Cheesy scrambled eggs & toast Lunch – PB & honey sandwiches, yogurt, bananas Snacks – Carrots & celery sticks w/Ranch dressing Dinner – Creamy Chicken Enchiladas, skillet corn The Plan In Action 8:30am – Make breakfast. Heat 2 T. olive oil in skillet, add chicken cover and cook. 8:50am – … Read more

Bangers And Mash Dinner

The Game Plan Breakfast – Oatmeal & fruit-yogurt smoothies Lunch – Pizza grilled cheese & apple slices Snacks – Crackers w/ peanut butter & raisins (commonly referred to in our house as “ants on a raft”) Dinner – Bangers & Mash, peas Extra baking – Banana muffins The Plan in Action 8:30am – Make oatmeal … Read more

The Madness…And The Method #1

Cooking healthfully and from scratch can fill up as many hours in a day as you choose to let it, and so it is important to not let it rule your family. What is the point of providing your family what is best for their bodies if every other area of their lives suffer as … Read more