Pantry Challenge Recap

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Did you participate in our Pantry Challenge? How did it go? Were you pleased with the results? I’m thrilled to say that we spent $143 for the two weeks, down from a typical $400 for that same time frame. I think this is the first Pantry Challenge that I didn’t reach my goal of emptying […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 14

granola

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Today concludes our two week Pantry Challenge. I really wish I could keep on going. I have some recipe development projects, however, that I have to work on. I […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 13

Zucchini Fritters for Dipping

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. My pictures from today are pretty sad, so I’m going to post a pretty picture of something that we ate: Zucchini Fritters. These are so easy to make and […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 11

mexibar

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. More iPhone pictures. Sorry about that. I need to get a different lens for my DSLR so that I can get more in the frame without taking it from […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 10

pantry pasta

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Happy Day 10 of the Pantry Challenge! I’m starting to see a little room in the deep freeze, but not too much in the small freezer. I need to […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 9

lawnmower taco

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Sorry for the weird picture there. For some reason, I was busy at mealtimes today so I didn’t take too many pictures.  Even though I bought some things at […]

Pantry Challenge: Days 6, 7, & 8

pantry vacation

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Hey there! I’m back. Did you miss me? Before I scheduled the Pantry Challenge, I scheduled a weekend away with family and friends. That means our pantry went on […]

Meal Planning for Our Pantry Challenge: Week Two

Meal Planning for Our Pantry Challenge: Week Two

We’re heading into the second week of our pantry challenge. It seems like we haven’t made much of a dent in the freezers. Oy! I do enjoy the white space in the fridge, though. I focused first on the most perishable items, the fridge, and am moving toward the next perishable, the freezers, with the […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 5

truffle piza

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Today went by in a flash — and food wasn’t so exciting that I wanted to take too many pictures! Ha! Here’s a very quick update. Breakfast: Breakfast Bar (again) […]

Pantry Challenge: Day 4

pasta supper

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. QUICK update tonight since I’ve just spent the last four hours on book edits. Whew. It was a fine day. Breakfast was a bar for the kids: granola, blueberries, […]