Slow cookers are such handy dandy kitchen tools! I just love mine. Slow cookers are the perfect way to cook dried beans from scratch. I love doing this as opposed to buying canned beans for several reasons. Dried beans are so cheap! Cooking dry beans yourself can save you a ton of money. I also like that you can cook exactly how much you want so you are not limited by the can … [Read more...] about How To Cook Dry Beans In A Slow Cooker
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Somehow, it seems that we all just keep getting busier and busier. It feels like parents are always juggling at least 10 really important things and that's why we all could use a helpful hack on occasion. One of the most sacred traditions in our house is the family meal. It is a great chance to share good food and stories about our day as we bond together. That is why I am so … [Read more...] about No Time 2 Cook Frozen Family Meals Make It Easy To Gather For Dinner
Meal prep is all about preparing whole meals or even just parts of meals in advance. Meal prep is often used by those that have busy weekdays. With a little ahead of time prep on the weekends, things are so much easier for weekday dinners. From chopping veggies ahead of time to measuring out ingredients into one container, there are all kinds of ways to meal prep. … [Read more...] about Food Prep Equipment and Tips To Make It Easy
Often times snacks are something you grab on an unplanned basis when you are in a hurry and that is why they are often just easy processed foods that aren't healthy for you. The idea behind deciding to meal plan and meal prep snacks is to help make sure you have healthy choices on hand that are easy to grab when you are hungry and don't have time to think about what you want … [Read more...] about 40 Healthy Meal Prep Snack Ideas
Okra is a real popular dish down here in the south. My mother always loved okra every which way from boiled, to sautéed, to fried. I, on the other hand, was more picky about which okra recipes were acceptable. I didn't like the mucilaginous, slimy nature of certain okra recipes even though my mother assured me that it was good for me and tasted good too! Today, I want to … [Read more...] about Okra Patties From My Pinewood Kitchen
So, you happily purchased your new juicer and are excited to get started? That's great! Juicing is one of the best health habits you can cultivate. It's an easy way to get an energizing hit of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes in an easily digestible form. Today, I am going to share 3 green juice recipes for beginners from an experienced juicer and juicing blogger, Philipp Brohl. … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Green Juice Recipes for Beginners
I love root vegetables. They are so nutritious and full of flavor! They are also nice and hearty and perfect in a savory pie. In fact, the root vegetable pot pie recipe I will share with you today is inspired by the savory pies in The Lord Of The Rings. This recipe for Butterbur’s Savory Pie Rustic Double-Crust Pie with Root Vegetables is actually from a whole cookbook … [Read more...] about Savory Root Vegetable Pot Pie