Preparing for week 1 of Real Food Cheap

Preparing for week 1 of Real Food Cheap

Can a family of 5 big eaters eat real food for $90/week? This is our first week of #RealFoodCheap and how we prepared for it. Learn how to eat real food cheap!     This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if […]

$90 Real Food Grocery Budget for a Family of 5

$90 Real Food Grocery Budget for a Family of 5

  Can a family of 5 big eaters eat real food for $90/week? If you are passionate about healthy eating but need to save serious money, this series is for you. Learn how to eat real food cheap!     This post contains affiliate links, […]

Does Costco Save You Money on Real Food?

Does Costco Save You Money on Real Food?

  The past two months, my family conducted an experiment. Could our family of 5 really save money and eat healthy at Costco? Could we keep our food stamp budget and eat even more organic, non-GMO, whole grains, and plenty of fresh produce? Here is what […]

The 20 Ingredients You Need to Cook Simple, Healthy Meals

The 20 Ingredients You Need to Cook Simple, Healthy Meals

With a few basic ingredients, you can create a huge variety of meals that feed your family well. Here is the list we created during our broke years. When Chris and I created our first “now we’re married” budget, we had $25 a week for food. […]

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

  Let’s make dinner! Does cooking a whole chicken intimidate you? Or do you want to cook one, but you don’t have time to roast it for 2 hours? Also, let’s agree that slow cooker (and Instant Pot) chicken is great, but never tastes as […]

$25 Costco Grocery Haul & Menu

$25 Costco Grocery Haul & Menu

  When we shop at Costco, we count by fives. There is no buying anything under $5. So when we have $25 for the week, we can buy roughly 5 items at most. That’s exactly what we did this week. We had company this week, […]