Category Archives: nutrition

Recipe Reduction Rehab: Upside Down Pizza

I love watching a show called “Recipe Rehab.”  I love all of the new recipes I see there.  I do have one problem with the show.  When I take a family favorite and make it healthier, I want it to … Continue reading

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Freezer Cooking… I think I can!

Good morning! Last weekend I was looking through some “frugal” mom sites, trying to come up with my meal plan and shopping list for this week’s grocery day.  I often buzz through sites looking for recipes and don’t really take … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola Trail Mix

We really enjoy homemade granola and trail mix as a snack.  Today, it was rainy and we were all in the mood for a little snack.  I am focusing a bit more on healthy eating and I decided to make … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Gardening

I was raised in a rural community.  I was raised with gardens and canning and freezing food for the family.  I have had chickens and Nigerian Dwarf Goats as pets.  I enjoy everything about the country life.  I like the … Continue reading

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My 2-Week Menu Plan

I like to have a plan for a menu before I go grocery shopping.  I am pretty flexible.  This plan will probably NOT be followed exactly.  There will be some days that are just too  busy to make what I … Continue reading

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Produce Sorting

This is a quick activity that can be done on many levels.  I am going to try and give ideas for doing this in several different ways.  It is ok to try all of these, because children learn in different … Continue reading

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