feeding children

Thrifty Food Plan Experience: The End

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience as part of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan. The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to …

Thrifty Food Plan Experience: Almost the End

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience as part of the series Someone Else’s Shoes. We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan. The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to …

Thrifty Food Plan: Shopping Results Week 2

$172 per week, two weeks, family of 5, real food. That is the current experience as part of the series Someone Else’s Shoes.  We’re starting completely from scratch following the monetary guidelines put out by the USDA for the Cost of Food at Home Thrifty Food Plan.  The USDA attaches a weekly dollar amount to each person dependent on age …

A Lacto-Fermentation Journey

Looking for the Nutrition and Physical Degeneration Book Club? I’m taking this week off. It will return next Wednesday. Two years ago, I shared a post on our Lacto-Fermentation Hits and Misses.  This post was written fairly early on in our real food journey and I was quite new to lacto-fermenting.  Two years later and …

New Video: Buttermilk Syrup an Economical Alternative to Maple Syrup

I originally shared a  family favorite for Buttermilk Syrup in April of 2010. We love this syrup. With the recent price hike of maple syrup this is a wonderfully tasty alternative.   My daughter, Kiki, helped me create a You Tube video where we demonstrate this yummy syrup. We love this syrup on German Pancakes,  Sourdough Pancakes or Waffles, …

Design a Dish

Would you like to learn great methods to reduce food waste? What if you could enjoy one meal for “free” each week? We’re not talking about gourmet meals but wonderful, simple dishes that you can prepare day in and day out You’ll be amazed how easy it is to nourish your family with these tasty …