We all want to unleash our inner culinary goddess but life is busy and keeping track of cookbooks, ingredient lists and meal planners can be a real hassle. Many of us use our smart phones to stay organized so why not use them as a kitchen helper too? There are an abundance of apps available that can make your life easier when it comes to planning and preparing meals. We checked them out and came up with a list of five great ones that are worth downloading. BigOven (free) The BigOven ... Continue Reading
Five great apps to help you find substitute ingredients, make a crock-pot meal, and more!
Several tools are available for the mom in need of help at meal time.
“Mom, what we havin’ for dinner?” Five words that are totally innocent, a question that is certainly valid, and yet, I admit that at times I feel panic. Or irritation. Or despair. (I have to feed them again?) Ask any mother of children how much she enjoys preparing for mealtime; nine times out of ten you’ll get an “Ugh!” response. And that tenth mom? She’s got a personal chef. But next time, don't despair. There are several tools available for the mom in need of help at meal ... Continue Reading
Quick tips for easy meal planning by implementing a master grocery list.
Making a grocery shopping list isn't always easy, and sometimes can be a downright bore of a chore. But there are a few simple tips you can use to easily create your meal plan for the week - and save a little time and money in the process: Make a Master List One day I sat down and wrote out all the meals we like to eat. I made a list of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, side items, and snacks. I created this list so I could easily go down the list of foods to create our meal plan. This also ... Continue Reading