I am most definitely a bargain shopper. I base my meals/meal plan off of what produce is on sale, we raise our own pork, and we purchase chicken and beef in bulk. When I cook, I try to economize my time, too! For example, on Sunday I’ll often cook chicken in bulk in the slow cooker, then use it throughout the week to make enchiladas, pot pie, soups, salads, and more.
Around our house, we love a good, quick, slow cooker meal. Using budget-friendly chicken, flavor-packed mushrooms, and cream of chicken soup creates a tender, hearty meal that’s fancy enough to serve if you have company coming over, but literally takes 5 minutes to throw together. Plus, if you think ahead and put together an extra meal, you can throw it in the freezer for a quick meal in a week or two.
My ebook, THM-Inspired Fall Beverage Collection, is available now – it’s free! Get it here. Trim Healthy Mama Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars (THM:S) I have to tell you, this recipes took way to long for me to put together because of some craziness with our rental property. Thank goodness, we have a signed contract, and tenants moving in in 10 days. But first, the floors needed to be sanded down and refinished, since they were pretty rough. It wasn’t a big deal at first. We hired a contractor to do the job, but then the contractor didn’t show. Then showed… Read More
Today, as I write this, it’s November 4th, which is basically Christmas. My husband disagrees. I’m all “let’s put up the tree” and “where is that wreath?” and “make all the candy!!!” but my husband is NOT having it.
I’ve been tinkering in the kitchen! A few month ago, this would have been the norm, but these last couple of months have been challenging, to say the least.
Quick Tips For Aldi Shopping: Look For The Right Labels: Aldi recently made waves because of their very public removal of 5 harmful ingredients and artificial colorings from their products, as well as the rapid expansion of their natural and organic line. But to successfully shop for these items, you have to know what types of labels to look for. Aldi’s Simply Nature label looks something like this:
For me, cold weather = soup weather! Here in southern Illinois, the weather turned pretty darn cold last week and so naturally I wanted creamy, warm, comfort food – AKA, soup!
Pumpkin spice season is upon us! Are you running to or from this trend? If you’re loving everything about #psl season, then today I’ve got something awesome in store for you: the ultimate THM Pumpkin Roundup! The best recipes, indulgences, and bloggers all in once place, so you can get your pumpkin spice on and still stay on plan! Ready? Here we go—