Monday Menu and Mindfulness

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When making our Monday menu, we look to fit meals together and use similar ingredients in different ways throughout the week to avoid waste. We also benefit from a well-stocked pantry. Mindfulness is the act of being aware, of paying attention in a particular way. It’s being aware of the underlying intention that drives our […]

Whole Foods Menu Challenge {$100 Gift Card Giveaway}

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Proving you can make a weekly menu plan of 3 meals a day for $25/person at Whole Foods Market. Plus, enter to win a $100 gift card to take the challenge yourself. I have a friend who jokingly calls Whole Foods the “Whole Paycheck.” I often agreed with her, not because I felt the prices […]

A Menu with GROW: A Method to Feed Your Family

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A second week October Unprocessed menu that spends time considering food waste and the GROW Method from Oxfam International. October Unprocessed usually serves to get me thinking about the way we eat as a family. Today I’m sharing how we get our kids to buy in to unprocessed food on Eating Rules. The most common […]

The Monday Menu: Kid-Friendly Summer Lunch Series

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Summer is just about here, and so as part of Eat Well, Spend Less, we’re looking at ways to get your kids involved in the summer menu and kitchen play. From shopping to fun recipes, this Monday menu features lunch and snack ideas for the summer. This conversation could go one of two ways: 1) […]

Monday Menu: Keeping it Interesting

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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 […]

Weekly Menu: Starting with a Cup of Coffee (Keurig and Millstone Giveaway)

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A look at the weekly menu in the middle of January that includes plenty of coffee, hiding in the house, and a Keurig Brewer and Millstone Coffee giveaway to keep you warm this winter. It’s Tuesday. My computer is acting slow. Last night I asked my husband to make dinner. I offered some slightly pathetic […]

Weekly Menu and an Orchard’s Finest Holiday Giveaway

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We try to plan a meal plan that gives us options to swap and switch throughout the week. The menu usually has similar ingredients so we reduce waste, and we benefit from a well-stocked pantry at home. We’re getting ready for the holidays around these parts, believe it or not. Slowly but surely, things are […]