How to Prepare and Pack Freezer Smoothies for School Lunches: Eat Well, Spend Less

How to Prepare and Pack Freezer Smoothies for School Lunches via FoodforMyFamily.com

We’re talking about the ins and outs of freezer smoothies that are practically packable for school lunches for this month’s back-to-school Eat Well, Spend Less. Everything is back-to-school this month. While my kids don’t go back until after Labor Day, I know that in some parts of the country school is already back in session. […]

Dissecting Lunches for Your Summer Vacation {Eat Well, Spend Less}

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Take a look at how to survive summer with these kid-friendly lunch ideas for everything from road tripping to lounging around the house. Summer, when kids run wild and reckless with abandon. This month on the Eat Well, Spend Less series we’re looking at all the ins and outs of summer eating, be it cookouts, […]

Honey Whole Wheat Hummingbird Cake: Last-Minute Entertaining {Eat Well, Spend Less}

Honey Whole Wheat Hummingbird Cake Recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Classic hummingbird cake made with whole wheat flour and sweetened with honey is a quick and easy dessert to whip up for last-minute entertaining this summer. Friday started out slowly with sunshine streaming in through the curtains. Morning light has this effervescent quality and slight bluish undertones that can make everything seem peaceful. It rests […]

Eat Well, Spend Less: Looking Back on the Way We Ate

Eat Well, Spend Less Yearly Review via FoodforMyFamily.com

This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series we’re looking back on what’s changed over the past two years in the purposeful way we feed our family. This month marks two years of the Eat Well, Spend Less series. Last year for the one-year anniversary I covered a lot of the ongoing changes we […]

Spring Cleaning Your Pantry: Eat Well, Spend Less

Spring Cleaning the Pantry: Shelf Life of Everyday Staples via FoodforMyFamily.com

Time for a little spring cleaning of the kitchen pantry. What to keep, what to throw, and how long do those shelf stable items really last? Outside my window I can see the water drip, dripping from glistening icicles off the roof. Spring is coming, and winter is moving silently through the backdoor like an […]

Introducing New Foods to Your Kids: Eat Well, Spend Less

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This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series I look at how the group introduces new foods to their children, whether they eat the same food, and whether they think any of that is important at all. Lights glare from the bubbles above the dining room table, sending yellowish streams through the room. Typical […]

Back to the Basics of Feeding Your Family: Eat Well, Spend Less

This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series we are focusing on getting back to the basics of feeding your family. Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start. Dinnertime is ever evolving in our house. This year we embarked on the path of swim club family, dragging the eldest […]