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POSTSep 16, 2020
At some point, you may have looked back at your monthly budget and noticed a huge spending black hole draining your wallet of hard-earned cash: your food budget. Most of us lead busy lives, and though we’d love daily time to cook delicious and nutritious meals, it’s just not possible. It’s true that time is . . .
POSTSep 03, 2020
According to the USDA, as of May 2019, a family of four typically spent between $567.80 and $1,296.30 on food a month. Yikes! Trying to eat healthily? Organic food costs up to 25% more than conventionally grown food. Even if you skip organic products, Harvard University says a healthy diet typically costs more than an unhealthy diet. So if you . . .
POSTJul 08, 2020
You want to save money. You want to serve healthy, tasty, exciting meals. And you would prefer not to spend your whole life either at the grocery store or in the kitchen. It’s a familiar story: After all, most of us are juggling work, family, friends, chores, pets, and other responsibilities, along with the daily . . .
POSTJun 15, 2020
A December 2019 USDA report estimated that the cost of food prepared at home for a typical adult couple in the continental United States ranges from $89.10 for thrifty people all the way to $766.80 for more free-spending types. Does your budget cry out for you to follow the thrifty plan, but your food receipts look more . . .
POSTJul 02, 2019
The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Get in the spirit to celebrate our freedom with these patriotic snack ideas. Have a tasty 4th of July with these red, white and blue treats! Red, White and Bark! Ingredients: White chocolate Red & blue candy Red & blue sprinkles Melt 1 pound of white . . .
POSTAug 04, 2017
Veggie burgers have come a long way from when they were first created in London in 1982. Many would agree, they originally tasted more like a grilled grainy-bread compressed vegetable-wedge than a burger, and didn’t really resemble one either, other than it’s disguise on a bun with condiments. Evidently, some store bought veggie-burgers are still pretty awful today. But low . . .
POSTFeb 02, 2017
Of all the fun snacks, Ants of a Log has to be the easiest to prepare, with the least ingredients, and probably the most fun. Its sure to spark your kids imagination, as they play with their food, literally. Who can resist floating the ant-filled log down the the river. A “Snacktivity” that will make memories. Keep some clean-up . . .
POSTJan 13, 2017
This snack is sure to be a winner! It’s quick and delicious, and so much more. Here’s the scoop – Popcorn Balls are rice crispy treat-like snacks, but better. They’re chewy, gooey and delicious, with all the snap, crackle and pop the kids love. What they don’t know is, Shhhh….popcorn is entirely a whole grain, contains antioxidants, fiber, and is low . . .