Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers: A Guest Post

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email.Katie is a food adventurist. I love that. Here she experiments with quinoa in stuffed peppers. How beautiful is that? I highly recommend trying quinoa if you haven’t already. It is one of the most nutritious grains […]

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$25 Gift Card Giveaway – Kroger Cart Buster Savings

This giveaway has closed. Congrats to #94 Paula! This afternoon a trip to the store is in order. While the freezer is full, we are down to our last half gallon of milk and the fruit supply is dwindling. And there is no lettuce in sight! Dairy and produce are all I’ve needed to buy […]

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Maple Granola with Oats, Nuts, and Seeds

I love granola. And I love it even more with yogurt and fresh fruit. Yum! Almost like dessert — and a great way to get lots of whole grains. This granola is the simplest one I’ve ever made. Simply toss oats, nuts, and seeds with a little salt and maple syrup. Bake until crisp. Delicious! […]

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Storing Whole Grains: A Guest Post

I am continually impressed with Phoebe. Not only have she and her husband made huge changes in their life in order to be debt-free, but they do so in the healthiest way possible. Whether it’s planting an orchard or learning how to grind her own wheat, this girl is constantly learning. And she is just […]

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What Can You Make with Whole Grains?

There are so many delicious recipes to create with whole grains. And the grains themselves are so easy to keep on hand. There’s no reason why you couldn’t mix up a risotto or a hot bowl of soup to fight off that early Spring chill. Spring Green Risotto from Good Life Eats – I’ve got […]

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Coupons for Whole Grains

It’s not often that coupons for unprocessed whole grains are available, but I have seen insert coupons for rice and oats in the past. So, keep your eyes peeled. Regardless, you can find these ingredients on sale fairly often. If you have a health food store nearby, check their bulk bins. It’s not uncommon to […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Whole Grains

Whole grains are considered one of nature’s bounty. Not only are they a good source of fiber, protein and carbohydrates, but they are generally very affordable, especially when purchased in bulk. Add to that the fact that they are considered excellent components of a heart-healthy diet, and it’s no wonder that whole grains are a world-wide […]

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Build a Better Grocery Budget

While you’re thinking and learning about what makes up a frugal pantry, don’t forget to follow Crystal’s series on 31 Days to a Better Grocery Budget. She’s got great ideas, challenging you to rethink how you shop. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via […]

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Giveaway Winners

Thanks for participating in the Frugal Pantry giveaways this week. Winners were chosen randomly. I just emailed the winners. Please respond in the next couple days so I can ship your prizes to you! Email me at lifeasmom at sbcglobal dot net. Congratulations! Albertsons $25 gift cardcslujan3@davenports@speechforme@(The Halls)Liz@ kgbtucson@abeck@Inkelywinkely@sarina@kamydawn@sbphair@ Envirosax tote bagssekeil5@essentialsimplicity@ McCormick Spice Packmommareck@jenniferjones1946@mommikin@whiteiris717@bridgetmsw@ […]

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Free Chick Fil A in So California

If you live in Southern California, make a plan to eat at Chick-Fil-A on Fridays in March and save your receipt! Bring that receipt back anytime during the month of March and you can get the same order for FREE! It’s like getting your food for 1/2 price each time. I recommend the Chicken Strips […]

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