1 Day, 5 people, $15- Gluten Free, Real Food

Recently I received a gift card to Trader Joe’s in the amount of $10. I don’t normally shop Trader Joe’s. When we moved to the Knoxville area, there wasn’t a Trader Joe’s, but one opened this past fall. I hadn’t been. I decided I wanted to try to feed the 5 of us for one […]

Menu Plan 3/24-3/30

Menu plan 3/24-3/30 My menu plans begin on Sunday & end on Saturday. Typically for lunches, we have revamped leftovers. Sometimes we don’t have enough leftovers, so I like to add in a few ideas for those days. I don’t plan snacks down to the day, either. Again, I like to list some snack ideas […]

Menu plan 3/17-3/23

My menu plans begin on Sunday & end on Saturday. Typically for lunches, we have revamped leftovers. Sometimes we don’t have enough leftovers, so I like to add in a few ideas for those days. I don’t plan snacks down to the day, either. Again, I like to list some snack ideas for the week. […]

What We Ate Last Week 5/6-5/12

Last week’s nom’s: Sunday- Bacon taters, baked beans Monday- Chapati topped with refried pinto & black beans, taco style meat, salsa, sour cream & cheese Tuesday- Scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, gluten-free toast Wednesday- Tortillas stuffed with stuff. I had 3 1/2 grilled pork chops that I had popped in the freezer. I sliced those & reheated […]

What We Ate Last Week- Menu Plan 4/30-5/5

Last week’s menu plan included the following (This was the plan, however, due to being sick, it didn’t go as planned.). This was also a Monday-Saturday plan, as we still had company in town until Monday. Spaghetti, garlic bread Shredded BBQ pork, boiled potatoes, corn, fried onions, garlic rolls Whole roast chicken (a’la slow cooker), […]

Last Week’s Menu

I decided to share last week’s menu. I had a request from a gal that (also) has 3 growing boys. Like me, hers are eating her out of house & home as well. I’m also working on a must-have pantry list, and that should go up soon! Here are last week’s vittles, 4/1-4/7: S- Slow […]

Menu 12/6-11

I’m finally getting back here to blog a little. This past week has found me near invalid stage. I managed to do something to my back, though I don’t know what. All I know is Sunday night it began hurting. By late Monday morning I was in tears over the pain. I tried stretching, aleve, […]

Menu 2/14-2/20/2010

This week’s menu is very simple & I regain my footing here at home. I also hope (next week) to resume the sourdough series that I starter prior to our emergency trip out of town. KGW will be soon to follow. I had plans to resume KGW the beginning of Feb, but at that time, […]

Menu 1/17-1/23/10

Breakfast ideas: Super Creamy Crockpot Oats, sourdough toast & fruit, kefired coconut milk smoothies, multi-grain slow cooker cereal, muesli, muffins Saturday I plan on making a big breakfast- eggs or tortilla de patata, pancakes, fruit, floured thin deer steaks Lunch will be leftovers, sandwiches, pasta, etc Dinner: Sun- Graze all day potato soup & rollsMon- […]

CHRISTmas Menu 09

This year our CHRISTmas dinner rocked. It was the first time I’d tried brining a turkey, and every.single.thing I made this year was from scratch. In past years I’ve always had a box or 3 (or 5 or 6) of something I could “just add XXX” to or open & pour/heat/slice. Since changing our eating […]

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