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 not allowing boredom to creep in. Keep your dinners rotating between … [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 science-project-items, and get rid of almost empty condiments. Make … [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!