Menu Week of April 24

After a break from blogging and my 13 Week Rotating Menu plan, I’m back at both. Last week was an on purpose break unlike the previous week which was due to my lack of organization (you ever have days/weeks like that?). The challenge last week was having to figure out our meals since it […]

Menu Week of April 10

This week I am not using my rotating 13 week menu plan. This was not an on purpose decision rather a lack of organization on my part. I forgot to put the beans on to soak on Sunday. We usually do Stretchy Beans on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday so I need to have the […]

Garbanzo Beans: Cooking and Favorite Meals

Garbanzo Beans or Chick Peas are part of my 13 Week Rotating Menu Plan. They are our Stretchy Bean for week 1. Garbanzo beans were not something I grew up eating other than occasionally on a salad ‘fresh’ out of a can.

When I started cooking with them a few years ago, we discovered […]

Garbanzo Beans and Sprouted Wheat

Looking for a new garbanzo bean recipe, I found a very promising one titled simply Garbanzo Beans and Bulgur. My only problem with the recipe was my lack of bulgur in the house. But I do have wheat that I thought might substitute well if I sprouted it. Boy did it! This recipe was […]

Preparedness Radio Network

My friend Wardeh from GNOWFGLINS was a guest tonight on Vickilynn Haycraft’s Get Real-Get Prepared internet radio show. You can listen to the recorded program here. The program was terrific! I have to say, that listening to Wardeh and Vickilynn chat got me excited about cooking/baking again. I’d been feeling in a bit of a […]

Food Prices and Menu Plan

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been sharing my rotating menu each week. The other day, I was listening to a video and was reminded just why I put together this menu plan. Why we have Stretchy Beans three nights a week on the plan. Why the bulk of our meals are based on […]