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Quinoa Chili with Three Chiles

Enjoy a chili supper that’s full of flavor and a good dose of protein. This Quinoa Chili comes together quickly and easily for a super supper. This recipe was born out of a Pantry Challenge.  You see during a Pantry Challenge, I’m hyper-alert about leftovers and making them into something new instead of throwing them […]

Quinoa Salad to Make You Swoon

Want a Quinoa Salad that will make you swoon? This would be it. It’s one of my favorites to make for a hearty, protein-packed lunch. When I first met quinoa, I was a reluctant fan. I knew it was really nutritious, but the taste was a little bland. And then I learned some fun ways […]

Quinoa Vegetable Salad

quinoa vegetable salad

This Quinoa Vegetable Salad is packed with protein and flavor and full of all the colors of the rainbow. It’s perfect for packing. I’ve been eating a lot of salads lately. When my kids were little, a big salad was my daily lunch. Over the years of penny pinching and such, I’ve gravitated toward eating […]

Easy Chicken Quinoa Bowl

This Easy Chicken Quinoa Bowl is simple, hearty, and packed with flavor as well as protein. It makes a perfect weeknight dinner or workaday lunch. My eldest became a college man this year. About three weeks before classes started, he secured an on-campus job and got into the routine of daily trips to campus. Even better, health […]

Quinoa Pilaf

I first heard about quinoa about ten years ago. I knew it was healthy. But, it sounded weird, so I didn’t mess with it. About a year ago I bought some because I knew it was healthy. But, it sounded weird, so I didn’t mess with it. Then, we had dinner with a very healthy, […]

Spicy Chicken Rub for Grilled Chicken

dinner of spicy chicken with spice rub

Fire up the grill and enjoy an easy chicken dinner with this Spicy Chicken Rub. Making your own seasoning blend helps you avoid additives and will save you money! Do you ever find yourself in a pinch for what to make for dinner? Maybe you found a great sale on chicken but you’re stumped for […]

Want to Make the Easy Vegetable Side Dishes Everyone Will Love?

Great vegetables don’t need to be complicated — or nuclear colored. These easy vegetable side dishes for kids are delicious and easy to prepare! Bonus! Get a free printable Eat More Veggies Bingo card to help you and your family eat the rainbow. I got the text during a busy day running errands. It was […]

May Grocery Spending

girl in grocery store with coupon and box

It can be helpful for your own grocery budget to see what others spend and what kind of tricks they use to save money. Here’s what we spend on groceries in May to feed our family of 8 a mostly whole foods diet: Meet my youngest child, born just a few months before this blog […]