How to Use Perfect Pairings of Early Spring Produce

The most amazing event of my spring happened this week. My yearly CSA box subscription began! CSA is short for Community Supported Agriculture. It’s a way for customers to support small, locally-owned farms, by paying the subscription fee in January, allowing the farmer to immediately purchase seeds and supplies for the upcoming season. Then, when … Read more

Curry Apple Quinoa Stir Fry

It was noon. I had six cups of leftover quinoa in the fridge, thirty minutes, and I needed to feed seven hungry people. That’s when my 15 year old sous chef and I grabbed a dozen additional ingredients and created Curry Apple Quinoa Stir Fry.

9 Quick and Easy Ways to Use Hummus

A recent tip on Facebook from a fellow bargain-hunter sent me to Kroger to check out a huge rack of clearance priced hummus. Now, this was no ordinary, run-of-the-mill markdown. This was the mother load of can’t-walk-away-without-buying-it sale prices! (Note: Under the Median posts contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of … Read more

$50 Weekly Family Healthy Food Plan

One of the most efficient ways to save money on your grocery bills is to prepare food from scratch at home. Thankfully, it also tends to be better for your health and waistline than eating at restaurants. These facts are also what spawned my idea for “$50 menu” posts, where I show you how I … Read more