An October Unprocessed Menu

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This month I’m participating in an unprocessed challenge hosted by Andrew Wilder of Eating Rules. The October Unprocessed Challenge The challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to avoid processed foods. You can read the October Unprocessed Rules over on Eating Rules. Andrew defined unprocessed food as “any food that could be made by […]

An Eat Well, Spend Less Pantry Menu

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A look at this month’s Eat Well, Spend Less series on emergency preparedness and making a menu from it. This month we’re talking about emergency preparedness. Interestingly enough, I’m having my own bit of a faux emergency this week, trying to keep dinners as quick and simple as possible as I finish up work on […]

A Late Summer Menu: A Different Way of Planning Meals

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A look at how we eat late in the summer, a menu of sorts. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked pantry. This time of year is my favorite […]

Vacation Re-Entry Menu with a Hoover WindTunnel MAX Giveaway

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One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

Summer Pantry Challenge: Vacation Menu Edition

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For the second week of the Summer Pantry Challenge, I needed to create a menu for an upcoming vacation we’re heading into. This menu came straight from the pantry to create road-trip snacks and cabin meals for us. We’re planning our yearly trip to the great northern wilderness (also known as the Boundary Waters Canoe […]

Weekly Menu Plan: French Fried and Properly Seasoned

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One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

The Monday Menu: Grilling It Up

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One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]