Healthy Living

How I Am Working Myself Out of a Job

How I Am Working Myself Out of a Job

I was totally failing at something that was really important to me. Maybe you can relate. This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using the links. You can view our full disclosure policy here. A […]

How to Eat More Veggies for Breakfast (& Spend Less!)

How to Eat More Veggies for Breakfast (& Spend Less!)

Want to start your day with more veggies – without breaking the bank? Here are some inexpensive ideas we use all the time. This a goal I make every now and then. It helps to increase my daily veggie intake, starts my day right, and retrains my tastebuds so they don’t exclusively crave sweet breakfasts.

Why You Should Not Plant a Garden

Why You Should Not Plant a Garden

Think a backyard garden will help you save money and eat healthy? Here are 7 reasons why you are wrong. This post contains affiliate links, which means we receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using the links. You can view our full […]

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.