Buying, Storing and Using Alternative Sweeteners: A Guest Post

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter.While I’m not the healthiest nut in the bowl, I am trying. Late last year a doctor’s physical revealed that I needed to make some changes in our family’s diet. […]

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What Can You Make with Sweeteners?

Last night I let my sweet tooth reign, indulging in White Chocolate-Walnut Cookies and Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls. Yes, yes, I did. The cravings must come from seeing all these great recipes my friends make! Here are a few sweets you might want to try in the near future. The very, near future. And don’t forget […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Sweeteners

Within the literary and cultural heritage of North America we find the importance of sugar. That rainy Christmas morning, Laura and Mary were pleased to find in their stockings little cakes made with white sugar. Stories of maple sugaring abound. Amy, one of the Little Women, was shocked to find that she had salted instead […]

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Cinnamon Roll Convenience Without the Can: A Guest Post

“I would love to make cinnamon rolls, but I just don’t have time.” “Oh, how I wish I could treat my family to hot cinnamon rolls in the morning without getting up at 4 to make them.” “Our family enjoys cinnamon rolls, but they go stale before we can eat them all.” If you’ve been […]

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Simple Breakfast Fare Anyone Can Bake

I love to bake! My grandma was a blue ribbon baker. I can only dream of winning contests like she did. But, even if you aren’t a prize baker, you can easily whip up these recipes. Enjoy some simple breakfast fare! Drop Biscuits Pancakes Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls Don’t forget to visit LifeasMOM and share […]

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Lighten Your Breads with a Sourdough Starter: A Guest Post

When I think of Laura, I think “Queen of Homemade.” She is amazing, making homemade butter and cheeses. And for this series, I knew I wanted her to tell us about sourdough. I’ve dabbled in sourdough bread making, creating my own starter, breads, and rolls, but I didn’t feel like I could handle the topic […]

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What Can You Make with Leavening?

Home baked goods are a wonderful way to enjoy good food and save money at the same time. With a little practice, you can give your local bakery a run for it’s money. Try one of these recipes and see. Rustic Whole Wheat Bread from GoodLife{Eats} - Wondering if a grain mill is really for you? […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Leaveners

Photo Source: Mel B We’ve already established that baking from scratch is an excellent way for you to save money and eat well. Flour is, obviously, a necessary ingredient, but so is a leavening agent of some kind. Baking soda, baking powder, and yeast are the most commonly used leaveners today. Salt and eggs have […]

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Can You Be A Foodie and Still Be Frugal?

By now you all know Katie, guest blogger extraordinaire who has shared her pancake mix and her stuffed pepper recipes lately. She’s been such an encouragement to me and the growth of this little blog. Do you remember what my food pictures looked like a year ago? Her coaching has helped me grow in food […]

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Simple Hard Cooked Eggs

Photo source: Incredible Egg One of our favorite ways to enjoy eggs is hard cooked. Contrary to popular belief, the best eggs are hard cooked, not hard boiled. Boiling eggs or even leaving them in the water too long will make the whites rubbery and the yolks start to green. They’re not bad for you. […]

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