USDA Releases New Resources for Healthy Eating on a Budget

Late last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture updated ChooseMyPlate.gov to feature more resources for eating well on a budget. For many families, it's a struggle to eat healthy, nutritious food that meets basic dietary guidelines without spending too much money, and this new resource provides lots of tips and tools to help change that for families around the nation....more
We are fortunate enough to have a real old-fashioned butcher very close to our home. We also ...more

June Real Food Monthly Meal Plan from The More With Less Mom

June brings a few holidays, including Father's Day, Hug Your Cat Day, International Fairy Day, and the summer solstice. For us it brings the end of the school year....more

Italian Chicken

My son made this recipe for dinner this week...it was fabulous!!!  He has become an excellent cook!!Italian ChickenIngredients:1 can tomato soup1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp Italian seasoningGrated cheddar cheese...more

St. George's Mushroom Season Begins!

Photo credit: Nancy Anne Harbord...more

It's what's for lunch!

I encourage everyone to have something planted in a garden, even if that garden is a bucket on the patio.  This is what we had for lunch yesterday.  It was so pretty ( and good) that I just had to take a photo of it. I might add that we had mint and wood sorrel ( a common 'weed')tea to go with it....more

Focaccia Via Amazing Yeast

I’ve been reminding myself since I have arrived in the UK: there’s such a huge oven here in the apartment, how can I do it such injustice?...more

Corn Free Baking Powder

Most commercial baking powders are created using cornstarch, so many of you have been asking for our house made recipe of corn free baking powder. This is a super simple recipe and can be kept in an airtight glass jar until ready for use.Ingredients:1/4 Cup Baking Soda1/2 Cup Cream Of Tartar1/4 Cup ArrowrootPlace ingredients into a small bowl. You can either whisk or use a flour sifter to thoroughly combine. Makes 1 Cup....more