As the weather warms up, we tend to think about adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to our meals. With the rising cost of living it can be tough to incorporate fresh produce into your budget, and it's even harder to purchase organic items. A good way to save money is to buy items that are in season. Stores buy in bulk because it is less expensive for them to do so, so they can pass this savings on to the consumer. Plus, the seasonal fruit and vegetables will be what your local farmer’s ... Continue Reading
Save money on your produce by buying locally or growing your own garden and herbs.
Incorporate a secret healthy ingredients in your meals – fruits and vegetables.
Getting your kids to eat fruits and vegetables can be similar to pulling teeth or even moving mountains. For some reason, kids always shy away from anything that resembles a fruit or a vegetable, but that's about half of the food they should be eating. Ohio State University conducted a study in 2009 that showed only 22% of kids get enough fruits and vegetables in their diet. Furthermore, the number of kids that eat the recommended amount decreases as the kids become older. How is a busy mom ... Continue Reading
Recipes for homemade nutty fruit and chocolate chip granola bars.
We have talked about how to make our mac & cheese and biscuits, but did you know you can easily make your own granola bars as well? Making your own granola bars from scratch is actually very simple and will even save you some money. Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly what is going into your food? When you make your granola bars from scratch there are no hidden filler ingredients or preservatives. You will know exactly what is going in your mouth when you bite into these yummy ... Continue Reading