Storing Bulk Food the (Easy? Cheap? Green?) Way

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Buying food in bulk and preserving from your garden and farmer’s markets is as an awesome way to save money and capture maximum nutrition, but there’s even one more reason to love those frugal habits: they reduce waste and help save the earth, too. A 25-pound […]

The updated Easy Homemade is HERE!

One of my main goals for this summer was to update the Easy Homemade ebook, adding all new recipes and kitchen tips to the existing collection. Easy Homemade first launched exactly two years ago, and it’s sold more than 15,000 copies as other families learn the secret I discovered: cooking from scratch isn’t nearly as […]

What a red dye sensitivity means for our family

It happens every few months. As our oldest daughter rages and screams, one of our other girls will lean over and quietly say, “She had red food dye.” Without fail, we discover that the rages are linked to that insidious dye…and yet, if I’m honest, it continues to catch me off guard. We first made […]

A summer slump cure: Mixed Berry Slump Recipe

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: This slump recipe combines all the berries you have on hand and bakes them together under a sweet cake for a deliciously summer dessert with minimal effort to master. I was complaining to Mandi last week about my summer slump. We’ve […]

Giveaway: Crunchmaster Gluten-Free Snacks {4 Winners!}

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Helen (salessun42@…), Sue (corsu123@…), Maxine (Oksupersavers@…) and Kate (lkat80@…)! I first discovered Crunchmaster Multi-Seed Crackers when our youngest daughter was on a gluten-free diet for about six months. While I was happy to leave behind most of the gluten-free stuff we tried, these crackers became instant favorites, […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Walnut Crisp: Easy Summer Desserts

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Tart rhubarb and perfect summer strawberries come together under a crunchy walnut-dotted crisp topping in this easy summer dessert recipe. We arrived home around noon, tired from a morning of squatting in the field and running back and forth from the […]