Meal Planning for Our Pantry Challenge: Week Two

Meal Planning for Our Pantry Challenge: Week Two

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. 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 […]

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Apricot – Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Apricot Ice Cream with Chocolate - Want to make an easy and delicious frozen dessert? Try out this apricot ice cream studded with chocolate.

Want to make an easy and delicious frozen dessert? Try out this apricot ice cream studded with chocolate. As I’ve mentioned before, a Pantry Challenge is only as good as the things that you keep on hand in the fridge, freezer, or pantry. If you buy things that you don’t really love, you will be […]

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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) […]

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Keep the Kitchen Cool with Slow Cooker Recipes for Summer

Keep the Kitchen Cool with Slow Cooker Recipes for Summer

As the mercury rises, keep things cool in the kitchen. Plan ahead and put that slow cooker to work for an easy and delicious summer meal. One of the wonders of the slow cooker is that it never goes out of season. While it’s an obvious go-to during fall and winter when you crave soups […]

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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, […]

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Pantry Challenge: Day 3

Pantry Challenge: Day 3

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. Look at the cute helpers I had for making breakfast this morning! The girls were great helpers at making Oven French Toast. We didn’t have any French rolls so […]

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Pantry Challenge: Day 2

Pantry Challenge: Day 2

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. I feel like I’ve been running all day. FishPapa left for work before 6. I got up at 5:45, and he was already gone. I worked for a few […]

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Pantry Challenge: Day 1

Icebox Cake Pantry 1

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. Let’s start out this Pantry Challenge report with the best thing I ate today: Lemon-Blueberry Icebox Cake. So very good. I made it yesterday. We enjoyed most of it […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Slow Cooker Pork Tacos - These easy, slow cooker pork tacos allow you to escape the kitchen and come home to a delicious meal all ready to go.

These easy, slow cooker pork tacos allow you to escape the kitchen and come home to a delicious meal all ready to go. This is such an easy recipe, I pretty much don’t need to post it. You could make this in your sleep. Your five year old could make this in his sleep. It contain […]

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A Meal Plan for Week 1 of Our Pantry Challenge

A Meal Plan for Week 1 of Our Pantry Challenge - We

Our meal plan during a pantry challenge comes (mainly) from what we already have. So, here we are ready to start another pantry challenge. Not sure what that is? Go here for all the details. The short version is that for the next two weeks, I’m going to try to create meals from what we […]

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