The end of summer marks the end of my garden…sigh. Nothing beats the taste of homegrown veggies, that’s why I’ll be canning the surplus from my garden this year. There are TONS of great recipes to try involving vegetables you can get fresh from your local farmer’s market or your own garden. You can also take advantage of the delicious fresh apples available this time
Halloween is a time when sugary sweets are everywhere and almost unavoidable. Why not counteract all that white, bleached sugar with some healthy Halloween alternatives that are just as fun? With more and more schools encouraging healthy substitutions for parties, now’s the time to Trick your kids into some healthy Treats. Here are 8 Healthy Halloween Treats.
Found this fun video of a mom and daughter team who make arroz con pollo (chicken with rice) together, which is one of my favorite dishes if you haven’t ever eaten it. Living in Rhode Island, there is a dearth of good Latino food, so I have to make it at home. You’ll never guess what her secret ingredient is!
My boyfriend recently told me that he buys lunch every day at work! What does this amount to? About $10 a day or $200 a month. What!? His main reason for buying lunch is that he’s too busy in the morning to stop and make a lunch. That’s why I decided to find these quick and frugal make-ahead lunches. These are great for making the
After a long day at work the last thing I want to do is come home and cook. Unfortunately, by the time I get home at five-thirty I AM STARVING! Due to this fact, I prefer to cook quick easy meals on weeknights so I can resist the urge to pick up fast food eat as soon as possible. This list of quick dinners includes everything from
These past few weeks my work schedule has been crazy! I’ve been coming home exhausted with no desire to cook anything for dinner. Since I’ve been trying to cut back on spending money on take-out I decided to break out the slow cooker. This makes it easy to throw something together before work and come home to a delicious pre-cooked dinner. Here are a few
After a long day at school (or work!) who doesn’t love to come home to a delicious after school snack!? While everyone wants one it can be tricky to find the time or energy to make a snack before dinner. These unique treats are quick to make and will soothe every craving. From sweet to savory this list has a snack for everyone. Yum! Quick
Whether you’re out with the girls or that special guy, on a hot summer night there’s nothing like a refreshing summer cocktail. There’s also nothing like the price – many bars and restaurants charge $10 and up for a cocktail. In fact, it’s not uncommon for the mark-up for a fruity cocktail to be as high as 456%. Why get ripped off when you can make a
Don’t like to cook during the warmer summer months? Me neither! Teresa Cutter, Australia’s most prominent celebrity chef and international bestselling author knows something about wanting to keep it simple when it comes to cooking in the summer heat. As a chef who prefers healthy, clean, and easy cooking in general, here are her favorite summer recipes. Now, making dinner in the summer heat is a
When the temperatures rise, the last thing you want to do is turn on your oven. Now you don’t have to. Whether you’re putting together a meal for lunch, dinner, a picnic or a party, summer salads are the way to go. Enjoy these delicious recipes which will please the whole family – and your wallet. Here are 10 Summer Salad Recipes to Try.