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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Eleven

eggs and couscous

Israeli couscous goes really well with fried eggs. That’s what I learned from the pantry challenge today.

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Real Food Products We Love: Bob’s Red Mill White Popcorn

Real Food Products We Love - Bob

I love to find whole food products, just plain old ingredients, that taste great and fit the budget. This White Popcorn from Bob’s Red Mill is one of them.

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Ten

Caesar Salad

The brilliant part was that I used half a bagel from the freezer to make the croutons.

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Nine

pantry challenge minestrone

The Pantry Challenge is starting on Sunday, January 4th. Join me as we eat down the pantry, save money, and waste less. Details are here.This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. […]

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Pantry Challenge Update, Week 1

Pantry Challenge Update, Week 1 - How did the first week of the Pantry Challenge go for you? Here

How did the first week of the Pantry Challenge go for you? Here’s my update for eating down the pantry. A Pantry Challenge is a fixed season (a month or a few days) during which you focus on eating up what you have instead of going out to buy more. All too often we go […]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Eight

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Eight

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. Sorry for the iPhone photo. Winter does that to me. No natural light, so I get lazy. Today was my¬†loafing around day. I slept […]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Seven

pizza night pantry

I’m particularly proud of how I used leftovers today.

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Six

Day Six of the Pantry Challenge - This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. I’m finding that the fridge/freezer compartments are starting to show some white space. That’s a good thing. We are running out of green, leafy […]

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7 Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself

Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself - Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself.

Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself.   Now that we’re well into the Pantry Challenge, you may find yourself running out of ingredients that you normally keep on hand. It’s fine to run to the store, but what if you really want to stick to […]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge, Day Five

2015 Winter Pantry Challenge, Day Five - Eating what we had, but we did go to the store for a few things.

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. FishPapa and I just got back from date night. This is our weekly ritual. We didn’t always have the money or the childcare to […]

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