Don't get bored! Find great combinations of healthy, satisfying, and delicious ketogenic foods! The key to long-term success with the Ketogenic Diet is finding satisfying combinations of foods, and keeping it interesting. Rotate between a good variety of meats and … [Read more...] about Ketogenic Dinner Combinations
July Pantry Challenge Instructions: 1. Clear everything out of your refrigerator. Wipe down the shelves, as needed, and put back only the food that should be kept. Empty and wash reusable containers of mystery items, and get rid of almost-empty condiments. Make a list of … [Read more...] about July Pantry Challenge
On Memorial Day weekend this year, I initiated the Pantry Challenge (which I now refer to as the "GREAT Pantry Challenge"): I took an inventory of everything in the pantry, refrigerator, and freezer, and used what I had on hand to plan as many meals as I could. I was able to … [Read more...] about 3 Lessons Learned from the Great Pantry Challenge
Cheapskate, penny-pincher, frugal, thrifty, tightwad--most of these terms do not have a positive connotation, so I try to never use them. I'm not cheap: I am a personal financial strategist! Okay... I'm a tightwad. A REASON for Tightwadding Initially, my husband and I … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Tightwad
Eating a 7-course Meal We love to do special dinners on holidays like Valentine's Day and Easter OR on weekends with nothing special happening. At the "Casa de Montalbano" we make a game out of creating fancy meals with simple ingredients and comparing the cost to a … [Read more...] about Make a 7-course meal at home!