Freezer Inventory: How To Keep Track of What You’ve Got

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Keep a freezer inventory so you can keep track of what you’ve got — and enjoy it before it loses its freshness, taste, and texture. Ever go to the freezer thinking you’ve got a batch of marinara sauce to use for dinner, only to find, NO, you used that last month and forgot you did so? […]

Try Black Bean Pot Pie for Your Next Meatless Monday

Black Bean Pot Pie is an interesting twist on your standard savory pie. Meatless yet packed with flavor, the flaky crust is filled with beans, peppers, onions, and cilantro. Are you looking for a dish that is meatless yet still packed with flavor? Affordable but still fun? Easy to prep and also freezer-friendly? This Black […]

Lemon Herbed Vinaigrette

Enjoy a bright and flavorful salad dressed with this homemade Lemon Herbed Vinaigrette. It mixes up in minutes and packs a punch with lemon, garlic, and herbs. Have you struggled to find a bottled salad dressing you love? Well, let the search be over! Making your own salad dressings is a great way for you […]

Flaxseed Meal Egg Substitute: How to Bake Without Eggs

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Dealing with an egg allergy or a shortage of eggs? You can bake without eggs. Follow this tip for making a flaxseed meal egg substitute. Ten years ago, my youngest daughter was diagnosed with allergies to peanuts, walnuts, pecans, cashews, and egg whites. Since then, she’s outgrown some of those allergies, but something I learned […]

Can You Freeze Yogurt?

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Can you freeze yogurt? That’s a good question! Here’s the answer. Maybe you’ve purchased a lot of yogurt on special sale. Or maybe you bought more than you intended to buy. Or perhaps what you bought is close to its date and you want to make sure it doesn’t go bad. The good thing is […]

Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself

Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself. Once in awhile you may find yourself running out of ingredients that you normally keep on hand. You could run to the store, but what if you really want to stick to your grocery budget this month or just […]

How to Stock Your Kitchen for 14 Days

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If you’ve read the news, you know it’s time to stock your kitchen. Consider these tips to do it calmly, affordably, and with a meal plan in mind. You’ve seen the news. You’ve witnessed the frenzy at Costco. You’ve felt the anxiety in the air. With COVID-19 a real threat worldwide, churches, schools, and businesses […]

Basic Pancake Recipe – An Easy Pantry Staple

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These easy pancakes are perfectly delicious and excellent for feeding a crowd. You can even make this basic pancake recipe as a mix or as a freezer meal! From tortillas and lefse to crêpes and pita, flatbreads are popular in every culture. And for good reason! Not only are they quick to prepare and simple to eat, […]