Easy Breakfast Ideas to Save You Time in the Morning

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Serve up a breakfast buffet to save time in the morning. These easy breakfast ideas will help you get a great start on your day. Mornings can be rushed and busy. Breakfast can often be an after-thought, despite the fact that everyone KNOWS it’s the most important meal of the day. You find yourself rushing […]

Stock Your Pantry for Easy, Quick Desserts

Dessert can be amazingly simple and sweet, especially if you stock the pantry accordingly. Prepare for quick desserts so that you can treat guests — or yourself! — anytime. It can be fun to have friends and family over to hang out and enjoy a bite to eat. It’s even more fun when you’re so […]

How to Cut Pineapple Quickly & Easily

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Take advantage of sales on fresh pineapple! Don’t be intimidated by the prickly fruit. Learn how to cut pineapple quickly and easily. To eat healthfully is to enjoy fresh fruit whenever you can. Fresh fruit tastes so much better than canned or frozen – particularly if you know how to prepare it. A fresh pineapple with […]

How to Cut Melon the Quick & Easy Way

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Knowing how to cut melon is a valuable skill to help you make the most of in-season produce and to facilitate a healthy diet. Here’s how to do it. You see a great deal on cantaloupe and watermelon. You want to take advantage of it, but what in the world do you do with it […]

Get Organized for the Week Ahead to Save Time & Money

Are you ready for the new week? What’s the status of your kitchen? Take these easy steps to get organized for the week ahead so you can eat well and save time and money. Quinoa Vegetable Salad With the new week beginning, now’s a great time to do a little prep work in the kitchen. In […]

Meal Prep Ideas for Quick Dinners All Week

Make dinner quick and easy all week. Check out these meal prep ideas to help you do pull it off without breaking a sweat. Crockpot Potatoes This past few months my husband and I have been digging into our financial records and doing a little strategizing. Since we paid off all our debt years ago, […]

How to Cheat in the Kitchen | Quick Kitchen Shortcuts

Find that you spend too much time in the kitchen? Believe it or not, there are some easy cheats, or quick kitchen shortcuts to save you some precious minutes. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase from those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. As you must […]

How to Make a Week of Lunches & Save Money

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Want to save money, eat better, and avoid the takeout line? Make a week of lunches! I do this almost every week and it pays off. Here’s how you can, too. At the start of each work week, I spend a couple hours in the kitchen, prepping lunches for the days ahead. Believe it or not, these are […]