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Racquels Simple Granola Recipe

My friend Racquel is a frugal beast, maybe even more than I am. She’s also a busy homeschooling mom of 5. She loves to feed her family well without spending a ton of time or money, and without going crazy. She found this granola recipe and it made enough breakfasts for her family of 6 for a week. It cost …

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5 Simple Meal Planning Tips

There are no two ways about it, meal planning saves you money. It also saves you time and stress. If you already know what you’re going to have for dinner Tuesday night, and you’ve already purchased the right ingredients from the store, when 5 o’clock on Tuesday rolls around you’ll be ready. There is nothing worse than trying to figure …

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Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

I was asked on face book if I had any recipes for healthy Super Bowl snacks.  Here’s my take on this: I am a firm believer in letting yourself be free in moderation. Let yourself have some treats, don’t stress too much. But you can also come up with some really great snacks for the game that won’t bust your …

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Slow Roasted Plum Tomatoes

This recipe was submitted by Gena Olivier Peterson. Gena is a private chef from Los Angeles California, now based in Austin Texas and she runs The Kitchen Window. Her clients have ranged in dietary needs and preferences from Raw, Paleo, and Vegan to healthy gourmet. Gena incorporates her passion for clean and densely nutritious foods with her love of all …

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Why Being Healthy Is Overrated

Maybe it’s always been this way.  Maybe we’ve always been told that everything was going to kill us.  Does any of this sound familiar? “Never eat any animal products! They are poison and will give you cancer. It has been proven that everyone throughout all history who ate animal products got cancer.” “Only eat meat, but not cheese or butter, …

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Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

  One of my all time favorite sauces/dressings! I use this on tons of things : marinade for chicken, stir fry sauce, salad dressing… I even use this as a base to create other “special” sauces. This is a great Teriyaki sauce recipe that is easy to throw together. 1 Tablespoon grated FRESH ginger- just use fresh, it’s so much …