Need Dinner Fast? Healthy Chili Mac & More Quick and Easy Meals

Healthy Gluten Free Chili Mac Recipe and More Easy Meals

Today, please welcome Tessa of Tessa Domestic Diva who brings us a Healthy Chili Mac Recipe.  I love Tessa's selection of healthy, attractive, and special diet friendly recipes (she's got a beautiful site as well.)  I hope you enjoy this post by Tessa as she shares with us some quick, easy, and healthful options for getting dinner on the table---FAST!   I can’t tell you how many times people ...Read The Full Post

Top 10 Posts from 2012 ~ Health & Tips

Top 10 Blocks

This is the final post in the "Top 10 Posts of 2012" series. First there was the Top 10 Recipes and then the Top 10 DIY posts. So--what's left? ...Read The Full Post

18 Time Saving Kitchen Tips & Super Fast Recipes

Pocket Watch

(Photo Source:  http://www.dreamstime.com/pocket-watch-iv-free-stock-image-imagefree31716) Whew.  The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. Kids activities, church stuff and the election - and being sick on and off. I have found myself worn out and needing to cut corners everywhere. It seems a lot of us are "feeling the time crunch" as well -- so I thought I'd put together a quick post ...Read The Full Post

The Easiest Way to Freeze & Store Blueberries

This is the Easiest Way to Freeze and Store Berries. Hands down. Buy berries in bulk and store them for year round munching!

One of the best ways to save money on whole foods is to buy them in bulk when you can get good savings, and store them for the future. I've written about How to Store Nuts and Seeds, The Easiest Way to Preserve Herbs, The Easiest Way to Freeze Tomatoes, How to Store Prepared Beans, and How to Store Leafy Greens, but today I'm sharing how to store one of our favorite foods--how ...Read The Full Post

Easiest Almond Milk Recipe Ever

This Almond Milk Recipe is the easiest one around. Time to ditch the expensive "boxed alternative milk" habit! Great for baking or drinking.

  Making processed food substitutes can help you save a ton of money on your whole foods budget. I make my own Easiest Coconut Milk, Powdered Egg Replacer, Nut and Seed Butters, Coconut Butter, and Vegetable Broth Mix. In that same vein, today I'm sharing How to Make Almond Milk. It really is the Easiest Almond Milk Recipe Ever. Seriously. My "cooking philosophy" has evolved over the ...Read The Full Post

Top 10 Posts of 2011 (Kitchen Tips, Health, Food Freedom and More!)

Fireworks Photo

So here is my final "Top 10" post of the year. I have to say, these have been a lot of fun. It was so neat seeing what interested you all! Anyway, I already shared the Top 10 Recipe Posts and the Top 10 DIY / "Make Your Own" Posts, and these are well, the others :-).  Everything from autism to food freedom to kitchen tips. I really hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed writing them ...Read The Full Post

A Time Saving Kitchen Tip for Drinking Glasses

Water Glasses

You know by now that water is really important for health, right?  Of course, you need to make sure that it's filtered water, but common thought on drinking water is that you should be drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Remember my post on the Top 5 Tips for Healthy Eating?  There was drinking clean water - right at the top.  Note that I said "clean water." Didn't know that tap water is full ...Read The Full Post

Time Management for Real People – Tell Your Time 99 Cent Sale!

Time Management

Who out there needs some time management techniques and tips?  I see a lot of hands out there :-). I know I do.  In some areas I am great at managing time, but in others, well - I really need could use some help. How much would having some great time management tips be worth to you? How does 99 cents sound? Pretty good, huh? ...Read The Full Post

DIY (Sorta) Plastic Wrap Substitute

What is Plastic Wrap - Saran Plastic

In our home (and in my kitchen), I am always thinking about health, about saving money, and about the environment - and about taste, of course! For example, if I can: make something healthier save money make it in a way that has little effect on the environment and still have something taste good Then, I am all over it :-)! That also goes for what I use in my kitchen and how I ...Read The Full Post

Saving Time in the Kitchen – With (or Without) a Newborn

Save Time | Clock Photo

A Newborn. Sweet smells, cuddles, sitting, rocking, nursing. And sitting some more. A wonder lies in your arms. You've been waiting for this moment. It should all be bliss, but the rest of life goes on. No time.to cook.to clean.to... you get the picture. And if you have children, you know exactly what I mean. You want all of your time to be devoted to this precious new life, but the ...Read The Full Post