Spring Giveaway Week: Win One of 10 Copies of Real Food…Real Easy

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Since having my 4th baby four weeks ago, I am just starting to really cook again after enjoying meals from friends and from my freezer. As we adjust to our new “normal”, my main priority is foods that are quick and easy to make, but are still whole, nourishing, and from-scratch. In my quest for a little mealtime inspiration, Real Food…Real Easy has been one of the places that I have been turning. Real Food…Real Easy is an eBook with over 70 recipes, intended to help those […]

Spring Giveaway Week: Win One of 8 Copies of Recipe eBook Wholesome Comfort (And Scalloped Potatoes Recipe!)

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A couple of years back, I realized that so many of the more ethnic, unique, vegetarian-influenced dishes that I had been making just didn’t appeal to my husband (lentil casseroles, cold rice and bean salads, various curries, squash soups, that sort of thing). The leftovers would sit around, and only I would eat them. My husband isn’t a particularly picky eater, but I came to the conclusion that it’s comfort food that he loves. I’ve had to strive to learn to make those standard recipes […]

Using Beans to Keep the Food Budget in Check

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I recently shared a very popular $250 sample grocery budget, and mentioned that one of the ways that I would stretch things out was with the use of vegetarian meals, most of which feature beans and legumes. Katie has written an incredible recipe ebook called The Everything Beans Book (keep reading for a coupon code!), which is chock full of recipes to help even bean-loathing families learn to happily eat more beans, up their nutrition, and keep costs down. And now, I’ll pass it over […]

My New eBook- Plan It, Don’t Panic: Everything You Need to Successfully Create and Use a Meal Plan

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Announcing my newest eBook… Plan It, Don’t Panic: How to Successfully Create and Use a Meal Plan! What if you could learn to meal plan in a way that helped you to eat better, while saving you money, time and stress? After the huge success of the Plan It, Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge that I ran on my blog this past fall, I realized that there was a definite desire for women to learn how to meal plan more effectively and to start doing […]

Winners of Desires of My Heart Ebook

The two winners of the Desires of My Heart ebook and hand-stamped necklace giveaway are: Kristy (rnkristy1@) Sara (s.timm@) Congratulations! This insightful devotional ebook is only $0.99 (yes, you read that right!) and available in PDF, Kindle and Nook formats. If you’re looking for some new devotional material, you can learn more the book and purchase a copy here. I was also asked whether the Psalm 37:4 hand-stamped necklaces are available to be purchased, and the answer is yes. There is a limited supply and […]

Treat Yourself to Healthier, Real Food Desserts (A Giveaway!)

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Does eating healthy, real foods mean giving up all desserts and other sweet treats? I definitely don’t think that the eating well and enjoying dessert have to be in opposition to one another. In fact, it’s really about the ingredients that you use, far more than about the particular dish that you’re creating. So in theory, we should be able to swap in some better, alternative ingredients and simply enjoy our goodies. One challenge, however, can be finding dessert recipes using those wholesome ingredients, that […]

Desires of My Heart Devotional Book and Scripture Necklace Giveaway

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One thing that really stands out to me about women (and maybe just people in general, but I notice it strongly in myself and my own gender) is that we crave control. We want things to go our way. In our time. According to our desires. “Delight yourself in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 When I was younger, I used to naively think that this meant we could get the things that we wanted if we […]

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream (A Giveaway)

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*Giveaway has now ended* Ever read a recipe book that had you drooling from practically the first page? Considering that summer is promising to stay hot for a while longer, when I first read Just Making Ice Cream, I could hardly resist jumping up from a cozy table in the coffee shop where I do some of my blogging so that I could stick my ice cream maker in the freezer. I love all manner of savory food. There probably isn’t a style of food […]