Emergency Meals for When the Menu Plan Falls Apart

Eggs in Marinara

Pretty much every week I put together a menu plan. When I make that menu plan I fully intend to follow the plan– sort of. While I enjoy the knowledge of having the plan and knowing that if I follow the plan I won’t have to scramble at the last minute trying to put a […]

Menu Plan Week of April 21– Mama’s Gone

Sprouted Lentils

This week’s menu plan is going to be more of a guideline than anything. Tuesday morning at 6AM I’ll be on an airplane heading for Oregon. I need to go back for an internal audit for my machine shop job. We are an industry standard certified shop which means we get to enjoy two audits […]

Food Plan Week of January 20

The previous couple of weeks I’ve shared our menu plan after the fact. What we planned to eat and what we actually ate. And I had fully intended to do that again for this week. BUT… my week sort of fell apart. I usually make new menu plan on Sunday but last Sunday we had […]

The Frugal Zealot v. the Time Zealot

When the discussion of real food comes up one of two things is almost always mentioned. Cost and time.

Many people believe that a diet based on real/whole/traditional foods is monetarily out of reach for the average person. Yes, high quality fats and proteins are more expensive than their lower quality counterparts. Yes, buying organic […]

3 Steps to a Smoother Week

bread

I’m in the middle of a busy season. A special project that I have been working on for my employer is coming to an important point.

On Monday and Tuesday we have a pre-audit of sorts. My employer is in Oregon and I am in Wyoming. My part of the pre-audit is substantial and I […]

Foods In Review: Special Edition- Working Full Time and Real Foods

We just ended the first installment of Someone Else’s Shoes with the first experience being Working Full Time and Real Foods.

The purpose of the week was to experience a schedule of working full time outside the home. While I have done this in the past when doing temp work, I knew that for […]

Working Full Time and Real Foods- Days 5 & 6 PLUS Giveaway Winner!

This is the first installment of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. This experience is Working Full Time and Real Foods. Each month my family will be “living a week in Someone Else’s Shoes” specifically to see how real/whole/traditional foods can be adapted to different scenarios. Be sure to read the series information post for more […]

Working Full Time and Real Foods- Days 3 & 4

This is the first installment of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. This experience is Working Full Time and Real Foods. Each month my family will be “living a week in Someone Else’s Shoes” specifically to see how real/whole/traditional foods can be adapted to different scenarios. Be sure to read the series information post for more […]

Working Full Time and Real Foods- Days 2 & 3

This is the first installment of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. This experience is Working Full Time and Real Foods. Each month my family will be “living a week in Someone Else’s Shoes” specifically to see how real/whole/traditional foods can be adapted to different scenarios. Be sure to read the series information post for more […]

Working Full Time and Real Foods- Day 1

Menu Plan and "To Do" List

Sunday, the beginning of the week! I used today to plan and prep for the week. I have all of the grocery shopping completed, a menu plan made, a daily to do list ready and have pre made a few items.

I have to admit, I spent more […]

Real Foods and Working Plus a New Series

I work from home. I feel very fortunate that I am able to do that. Working from home does have certain challenges (like actually working…) but also has many, many advantages. I am home with my little boy, I’m here when my girls return from school, I can take a time out to ‘play’ in […]

Foods in Review: Week of 1/8/12

This past week I didn’t spend too terribly much time in the kitchen. With tax stuff to be done, regular bookkeeping, my business getting this new website up and running plus getting what seemed to be a cold of some sort, kitchen time was at a premium.

I did try a new recipe […]

Juggling and Meals

Angela mentioned in a comment on this post that “The trick is figuring out how to do all this without food consuming every waking hour of my life when I’m not at work. Juggling. The usual issue.” Yep. Juggling is something I’m sure we all do. Real food does take time and it certainly […]

Wise Traditions Beginner Video Series

>I was very excited to receive information earlier this week about the Wise Traditions Beginner Video Series. This is a 12 part series covering all aspects of traditional food preparation.

Sara Pope, The Healthy Home Economist and Weston A. Price Foundation Chapter leader is the presenter in this series of videos. The video below is […]

Menu Plan Week of November 27

> I used to share my menu plans almost weekly. I have to admit, having my menu plan written out here was a big help for me. I do write it out on paper too but putting it here allowed me to put any links to recipes in which I found to be quite beneficial. […]

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