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Grocery Geek End of January

GG costco

Food shouldn’t be complicated. Or bad for you. Or expensive. I’m working to craft good cheap eats that we can both enjoy. You can read more about this site here. Check out my cookbooks if you’re needing some budget-friendly inspiration. Read about how to make healthy eating work for you here.Want a peek into our […]

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Pantry Challenge Days 24 & 25

pantry challenge dry milk

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Wow! We are almost done. I’ll wind up on Sunday in terms of daily updates, but lots of folks are going to continue their challenges into February. I’ve set up a page […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 23

grapefruit

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! This update will be short and sweet since I’m exhausted. Didn’t get in my exercise today and that seems to make a really big difference. I was, however, able to do not […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 22

enchiladas and salad

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! I’m not sure how much I can still call this a “Pantry Challenge”. Except for a few random items and a lot of condiments, we’ve pretty much eaten down the pantry. I […]

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Pantry Challenge Days 20 & 21

rincon drive

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Sorry for the quiet over the weekend. We actually took time out of the Pantry Challenge to go visit family. My nieces had a birthday party yesterday so we drove to Santa […]

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Get the Protein Style Meal Plan While You Can

Whole 30 Meal Plan

There’s only one week left in January! Get A Month of Meals: Protein Style while it’s available.  A lot of people have asked me what my strategy is going to be for grocery shopping once the pantry challenge is done. I’ll be sharing that in a dedicated post next week. For now I can say […]

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Grocery Geek, January Week Three

sprouts jan 3

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. We’re winding up our third full week of the Pantry Challenge. My log dates don’t coincide with the dates on the calendar because I didn’t start reporting our meals until the 4th, however, these grocery geek […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 19

empty deep freeze

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Hey! Hey! Hey! Guess what I did today? That’s an empty freezer! I was able to combine the two freezers and unplug one. Look at all that ice! It was time. I did […]

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Pantry Challenge Days 17 & 18

cranberr

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! Cranberry Oat Truffles (coming soon!) So I didn’t post on Wednesday night because there really wasn’t anything to write home about. We are hitting a lull in the PC. Also, I’d had […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 16

muffins breakfast

This month we are eating down the pantry to save money and reduce food waste. Join me every day for the Pantry Challenge! It was a pretty mellow day here and already things are getting tough. Though I stocked up on veg on Sunday, I think I may need to hit the store for some […]

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