5 Ways To Stretch a Meal and Save Money
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5 Ways To Stretch a Meal and Save Money

My oldest son is turning nine (!!) this week and over the past couple of months my husband and I have started to notice a pattern: sometimes there isn’t enough food on the dinner table. We haven’t yet reached the run-to-the-fridge-to-scrounge-up-more-food levels yet, but we have definitely hit the oh-no-there-won’t-be-enough-leftovers-for-lunch-tomorrow levels. The amount that I…

Waffleritos: And How to Use Up the Food You Already Have in Your House
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Waffleritos: And How to Use Up the Food You Already Have in Your House

I’ve got an awesome, super simple, extra flexible recipe for you guys this week! Waffleritos. Yup, you guessed it, a combination of waffles and burritos, and what could be better than that? But first, some practical tips on how to cook with what you’ve got. The inspiration for the recipe and this post comes from…

5 Ways to Shift to Sustainably Raised “Happy Meat” Without Breaking the Bank
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5 Ways to Shift to Sustainably Raised “Happy Meat” Without Breaking the Bank

  This post was written in honor of Food Day 2015, which is this Saturday, October 24th. What is Food Day? It is a chance for all of us to explore and celebrate healthier and more sustainable food, both with our families and with our larger communities. In other words, it is a cause that is near…

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Finding Flexibility: What to do when life throws you a curve ball

I was just saying (ok, maybe complaining) to my mom that in the past two plus months, every single time I have had a day to catch up on work projects there has been a sick kid or snow day. And today was no exception. Waking up this morning to discover that we had delayed…