Cooking meals at home instead of going out to eat is a great way to stretch your food budget. I enjoy cooking, but with two young kids at home, it can be difficult to cook a meal without distractions. Sometimes it seems easier to just go out to a restaurant or get take-out! Eating out is convenient, but the costs can add up quickly. It’s also healthier to prepare meals at home because you can control the ingredients.
Fall is officially here! And whether you love it or hate, that means pumpkin and pumpkin spice products are everywhere. Each year new seasonal products line the shelves of your grocery store. You can find cookies, breads, cereals, yogurt, sauces, and coffee (to name a few) with flavors of pumpkin and spice.
Last weekend my sister gave me a giant zucchini from her garden, so I decided to get creative and make zucchini pancakes from the USDA Mixing Bowl. These are not the kind of pancakes you cover with butter and syrup; they are savory and make a great side dish or snack. Best of all, they[…] Read More
There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of soup on a cold day. I love making soup all year long, but when the temperatures start to drop, soup becomes a regular part of my meal planning. Soup can be a simple meal, but if you load it up with the right ingredients, it’s also very[…] Read More