Healthy Living

Honest Cookbook Review: Nourishing Traditions

Honest Cookbook Review: Nourishing Traditions

Find out which cookbooks helped us save money and eat healthy over the years. I’ll share the good, the bad, and the yummy on each one. Today I started with Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon.

Cheap Real Food Meal Prep for a Family of 5

Cheap Real Food Meal Prep for a Family of 5

Every week, we take one day to prepare some food ahead of time. This helps us save money and eat healthy by giving us simple food that is ready to eat any time of the week. Here is what we made recently.

Feed Your Family Tonight Podcast Interview

Feed Your Family Tonight Podcast Interview

How do you figure out what a reasonable budget is for you? What do you do when you simply can’t afford to eat the way you know you should? Recently, Marie Fiebach invited me onto her podcast, Feed Your Family Tonight. Those were some of the questions she asked during our 30-minute interview.

Our Current Real Food Budget

Our Current Real Food Budget

Interested in our real-life grocery budget and healthy-eating goals? Here is what is working for our family right now.

Smashed Avocado Toast

Smashed Avocado Toast

Healthy-food overwhelm is real. Especially when you’re on a tight budget. There is a place for a really well-crafted meal. But for daily life, I choose simple over well-crafted – like this simple, mashed Avocado Toast.

9 Foods to Prep Every Week to Save Money & Eat Healthy

9 Foods to Prep Every Week to Save Money & Eat Healthy

Save money and eat healthy the simple way. Here is how we prepare these nine easy meal elements that we combine into flexible meals 20 minutes before dinner.