How to create a simple meal plan during the holidays

How to create a simple meal plan during the holidays

I know how hectic this time of year is, and I wanted to share with you how I create a simple meal plan during extra busy times - like the holidays! So you can focus on all the other "stuff" that needs your attention and not worry about dinner. This simple strategy...

20 Thanksgiving Sides you Can Make the Week Before

20 Thanksgiving Sides you Can Make the Week Before

If you're anything like me, side dishes for a holiday meal are the bain of your existence! Trying to get everything to come out at the same time (and hot, too!) requires a degree in engineering. And that's why I'm loving these make ahead Thanksgiving Sides! (This post...

Kindergarten lunch ideas for picky eaters (real-life ideas!)

Kindergarten lunch ideas for picky eaters (real-life ideas!)

My son just finished a full year of kindergarten, and I remember thinking before the school year started “what can I pack a picky kid for lunch???”. Now the school year is over, and I’m sharing my kindergarten lunch ideas for picky eaters - the real-life edition! - to...

Make just one meal plan for summer (yes, the entire summer!)

Make just one meal plan for summer (yes, the entire summer!)

Do you hate cooking in the summer as much as I do? Then you’re in the right place because I’m going to show you how to make ONE meal plan for summer (yes, the ENTIRE summer!). And then I’m going to give you proven summer meal planning ideas and the top 10 foods you...

13 Healthy Homemade Snacks (perfect for kids lunch boxes)

13 Healthy Homemade Snacks (perfect for kids lunch boxes)

Are you including school lunches in your meal plan? You should be! I've been trying to buy fewer packaged snacks and wanted to share these homemade snacks for kids - they'll love them in their lunch boxes! If my five year old asks for one. more. snack. I'm going to...

10 Meatless Monday Menu Ideas

10 Meatless Monday Menu Ideas

Meatless Monday has been going strong for over 10 years, and it's just getting more and more popular. Everyone is realizing how eating less meat can benefit your health AND your wallet! If you're wanting to eat healthier, or save money on groceries, try adding these...

Whole30 Recipes Even Picky Eaters Would Love!

Whole30 Recipes Even Picky Eaters Would Love!

If you're doing the Whole30 and afraid you can't find recipes for the whole family, I've got you covered! Enjoy these easy Whole30 recipes for kids (even if they're picky eaters!). (This post probably contains affiliate links. My full disclosure policy is quite...

What is Backwards Meal Planning?

What is Backwards Meal Planning?

Meal planning is the art (or chore, for some, ha!) of simply planning your meals ahead. Typical meal planning would occur before you go grocery shopping. Backwards meal planning is a technique that helps you keep costs down and I’m going to show you the best way to do...

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