This was originally posted in 2015. We love to shop at the Waialua Farmer's Market! There are lots of vendors with tons of fresh, local produce. There are baked goods, cut flowers, potted plants, live music, and huli huli chicken cooking. It smells wonderful! Here's what … [Read more...] about Farmer’s Market Bounty: meal planning around vegetables
What's for Dinner? Forgot to plan? What do you have? I had a few carrots, an onion, some celery, a small bag of potatoes, a little bacon, and some frozen chicken broth I'd had made a few weeks before. So, I made this soup --30 minutes prep time and 30 minutes … [Read more...] about Dinner from what you have on hand . . . .
STOP throwing away food! It takes effort to plan, purchase, and use food before it expires. Here are some tips to help you waste less food. Meal Planning: THE Key to Reducing Food Waste Planning your meals, making a list, and buying only items on the list is the best way to … [Read more...] about Frugal Tip: Waste Less Food
Make 3 meals in about an hour! Start meal planning with this simple beginners' plan. This quick and easy weekend meal prep will help you make an American-style hamburger meal, a Mexican-style taco meal, and an Asian-style stir-fry meal. These are inexpensive, easy to make, … [Read more...] about Weekend Meal Prep for Beginners
Meal Planning saves TIME! For me, the most tiring thing about cooking is THINKING about it. I'm tired at the end of the day. Do I have anything to cook? Did I need to thaw something (and did I forget to do it)? Orchestrating a meal at the last minute is exhausting. With a meal … [Read more...] about A Cheat Sheet for Weekly Meal Planning