Super Hemp Seed and Omega Superfood

Hemp Seeds

The name can be a bit of a shocker to those who don't understand Hemp Seeds. I admit to being shocked when Super Hemp Seed and Omega Superfood asked me to review their Raw Organic Shelled Hemp Seeds. "Will it cause me to fail a drug test!?" was at the top of my list, although I am not sure why. Working for myself has many benefits, one of which is not being required to be drug tested; yet it still … [Read more...]



Organic Chia Seeds by Nutrigold

Chia Seeds

I have been interested in Chia seeds for a while now, but it took me a while to look into them. Nutrigold asked me to review their Organic Chia Seeds, so I figured it was meant to be for me to look into them now. I found an organic chia seed drink that I fell in love with, but at $3.99 per 10 ounce bottle, I figured I could make my own and save money. I'm sure you could use any juice you … [Read more...]



Smoky Chili Recipe – Part of the Budget Friendly Meal Plan

Budget Friendly Meal Plan

Are you trying to reign in your budget after the Christmas spending season? I know you’ve heard me talk about eMeals before, but their new Budget Friendly meal plan is the perfect solution to get you back on track and has gotten me really excited! The just-introduced plan from eMeals stretches the savings they already provided by helping families put dinner on the table for an average of $85 a … [Read more...]



Upcycling Stale Bread

Upcycling Stale Bread

If you have some stale bread, enjoy shopping in the markdown bread aisle or, like me, were blessed with 20 loaves of day old bread and want some way to prolong it's life, instead of just tossing it in the waste bin, you have come to the right place! The more bread you have, the better your upcycling will be, but it is really easy to get two items for the price of none! Set your oven for 350 … [Read more...]



Brazil Nut Milk Recipe

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Brazil Nut Milk Recipe   Print Author: Jodi Stevens Ingredients 1 cup Brazil Nuts 2 cups Water 1 tbsp Honey Instructions Soak nuts in water 3-8 hours. Blend nuts, water, and honey in a blender until smooth. Strain over a cup with cheesecloth. You can use the grounds for many things such as exfolliant or an ingrediant in bread. 3.2.2310 … [Read more...]



Tips for Freezing Food Properly

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Freezing foods allows you to enjoy them again at a later time. An important step is ensuring that the food will be able to be eaten when it is thawed. Here are some tips for properly freezing foods. One of the greatest miracles is refrigeration. No longer did people have to only fix what they could eat right away. Salting and sugar curing did help protect meats but still foods went bad quickly. … [Read more...]



Canning Basics 101

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One way to stock your pantry with some foods that you love is to preserve them. Are you new to the idea of canning and preserving? This article will give you an overview of what the process is all about and how it can help you to store delicious items to eat later. What is Canning? Canning is the process of preserving foods for eating later. It was a great way for people to have food throughout … [Read more...]



Batch Cooking to Save Money

Penne-and-Cheese

"PenneNCheeseBaked" by Amy Stephenson Batch cooking is becoming very popular. It's a great way to have healthy meals when you're short on time during the week because of work. It also means you don't have to eat out all the time, which saves you money. But cooking in large batches in and of itself is a great money saver. So if you're looking for more ways to save on your food budget, then here's … [Read more...]



Baking on a Budget – Plus a Cherry Pie with Crumble Topping Recipe

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Cherry Pie with Crumble Topping by ginnerobot / © Some rights reserved. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license Do you love sweets? Has the economy made it more difficult for you to fill that sweet tooth craving? You might have to stop buying your cookies from the bakery, but you can still enjoy those sweets by baking them yourself. Here are some tips to bake on a budget … [Read more...]