Tips & Recipes

Meal Planning: Storage and Recipes Tips

This is the third blog in a series about meal planning. If you haven’t read the other posts, you read these first: Benefits of Meal Planning and Meal Planning in Five Easy Steps. When I began this meal prepping process, it seemed like each week I would find something new that helped me stay on[…] Read More

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Meal Planning in Five Easy Steps

This is the second blog in a series about meal planning. If you haven’t read the first post, you should start here to learn about the many benefits of meal planning. Are you ready to start meal planning, but not sure where to begin? This post will help you get started with five easy steps.

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Meal Planning Benefits

Whether you’re a stay at home, or a working parent, figuring out what’s for dinner can be frustrating and stressful. Meal planning is a great way to help relieve not only stress, but also save money and time. In addition, meal planning is a great way to keep you and your family eating healthier! With[…] Read More

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Warm up with a bowl of soup

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

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Federal Free and Reduced Meal Programs

The federal government has many food programs that help people of all ages receive adequate nutrition, but several programs are geared specifically to children. Public schools, non-profit private schools, and residential child-care institutions are eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. These programs offer healthy meal options to children and aim to increase the availability of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains served at the school.