Guest Post by Kelly of The Nourishing Home Everyone loves wholesome homemade granola! Besides being a much healthier option than commercial breakfast cereals, homemade granola’s crunchy sweetness makes it the perfect topping for creamy treats like yogurt, oatmeal and ice... Read More
Written by Stephanie, Creator and Editor of Keeper of the Home Eating oatmeal has suddenly become trendy. I'm not sure when or how it happened, but lately I've seen more and more coffee shops (even McDonald's, for goodness sake!) offering... Read More
By Brandy, Contributing Writer I needed to come up with a new granola bar recipe that was both wheat-free AND rice free since my son is allergic to both. And since I usually make my favorite granola bars with crispy... Read More
A common sentiment when it comes to eating real, whole, from-scratch foods is that (while we know they're good for us) they can be time consuming to prepare. It's a real deterrent for a lot of people who want to... Read More
Homemade granola and yogurt with fresh berries is almost perfection-in-a-bowl for me. During a grain-free stint we did earlier this summer, I quickly realized that I needed an alternative to eggs or breakfast meat or plain yogurt (without grains, breakfast... Read More
Guest post written by Paula of Whole Intentions Sourdough is my preference when it comes to preparing grains. If we were to compare the efficiency and health benefits of grain preparation to, let's say speed, I'd say soaking is like... Read More
Written by Courtney, Contributing Writer Breakfast time is often rushed and chaotic in many households today. What used to be a nourishing meal to start the day off right has now become a fast-paced meal on the run. How did... Read More
Eggs have often been called “one of nature’s perfect foods”. And for good reason. They pack a powerful nutritional punch in just a small package. Inside that little shell is a powerhouse of nutrition. There are many ways to incorporate... Read More
[caption id="attachment_14406" align="alignnone" width="442"] I ripped away some of the crust so you could see the chewy inside[/caption] Guest Post by Jami Delgado Popovers have become a bit of an obsession of mine. Why? Well, because they are quick, fun... Read More
Written by Mindy, Contributing Writer Without proper planning, a whole foods diet can be more draining on your wallet than you might expect! However, by menu planning and incorporating meals with lower cost ingredients into my meal plans, I actually... Read More
There is nothing like the sweet combination of pumpkin and spices for the perfect winter breakfast. Not to mention the fact that pumpkin is a seasonal winter veggie extraordinaire, boasting large amounts of fiber, potassium, magnesium, vitamins C and E,... Read More
As 2011 comes to an end, we’re sharing helpful lists to help you save money, stay healthy, get organized, creatively repurpose, frugally gift-give, intentionally celebrate and more in our “11 Things for 2011” series throughout these holiday months. If there... Read More
Plan It- Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge (and Simplifying Menu Planning for Busy Times)by Stephanie Langford
Snow is lovely. Except when it delays my flight home from Pennsylvania by 24 hours, keeping me from my family. These things just happen, though, and so here I sit in the Harrisburg Sheraton hotel, attempting to come up with... Read More
Plan It- Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge Week 4 (And What to Do If You Mess Up Your Meal Plan)by Stephanie Langford
The other night, I went to make dinner after a very busy afternoon out, and realized that most dreaded of mistakes. The meal plan on the fridge said "Roast beef". The large roast was sitting downstairs. In the freezer. Frozen... Read More
Welcome to the 3rd week of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! How are your meal plans coming along? Is it getting easier to put them together? Do you find that you are saving money? Time? Dinnertime sanity?... Read More
Welcome to the 2nd week of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! I was so excited to see so many of you participating actively in the challenge, whether by sharing a link to your own meal plan or... Read More
Written by Diana Bauman, Contributing Writer September has been an exciting month for my five year old son and I. He started kindergarten and I became a first time parent with a child in school. My husband and I met all... Read More
Welcome to the "official" (see last week) start of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! This challenge will be running for the next 6 weeks (Sept.26- Nov.7). Every Monday I will be posting both my own menu plan... Read More
Welcome to Week 1 of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! What? You're not ready? You thought it started next Monday, the 26th of September? Oh, you mean the date on the pretty graphic I had made? Ahem... you... Read More
With the Plan It- Don't Panic meal planning challenge beginning this Monday morning, now seemed like the perfect time to share some really helpful resources to help you succeed with your menus. Learn more about how to make meal planning... Read More
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