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So far, everything we've eaten from the OAMC freezer stash has been great! I especially like the Orange Teriyaki pork chops. The day I made those, not counting defrost time - dinner was made in SIX MINUTES!!! I grilled the chops on my George Foreman while The frozen burritos are super handy in the morning, too. It's taken a few days - but the realization … Continue reading the story "Once a Month Cooking Update – Cost"
Over the weekend, I tried out "Once a Month Cooking" for the first time. It was a LOT of work, and I took 2 days to prepare everything instead of 1, but now we have some good food in the freezer for some quick meals over the next month. After doing some research, I decided to go with Once A Month Mom's free menu plans. I … Continue reading the story "Once a Month Cooking"
Heather sent me some GREAT produce from her garden. Some greens, kale, squash, a HUGE zucchini, basil and a lovely lovely cucumber Doesn't it look spectacular? Heather's really been working hard on her garden. A few days ago, we discussed non-lettuce salads on our facebook page, and there were some … Continue reading the story "Tangy Cucumber Salad from Heather’s Garden"
My kids loved these for breakfast this morning. They are a nice alternative to pancakes. They are also quick and easy to make. Bonus!!!
- 1 C Cornmeal
- 1 C Flour (Use whole wheat or a gluten free alternative if you like)
- 6 TBSP Brown sugar
- 2 TSP Baking Powder
- 4 egg whites
- 2/3 Cup Milk
- 2 TBSP melted butter
- Oil for frying (I used coconut oil, but you can use … Continue reading the story "Corn Fritters with Blueberry Syrup"
If you're looking for a food ministry for discount food boxes in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia you might want to check out One Harvest Food Ministries This month, they have a lot to offer. For example: #1 FAMILY BOX $35.00 (Perfect for a family of 4) 4lb Chicken Thighs 2 lb Avg Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts OR 2.5 lb Chicken Breast … Continue reading the story "One Harvest Food Ministries Menu June 2012"
Wow, I am really impressed with the MidAmerica Foods Menu this month. This could really fit in with a healthier eating plan. As far as I know, the food is not organic but for those trying to eat healthier on a budget and avoid packaged foods, this could really work nicely. If you live in Al, AR, GA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MS, OH, OK, TN, … Continue reading the story "MidAmerica Foods Menu June 2012"
The family just spent the week at the lake. Cooking while camping can be fun! it was a great week of charcoal-grilled hotdogs, hamburgers and s'mores. Hershey S'Mores 4 graham crackers, broken into halves 2 (1.55 oz. each) HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars, broken into halves 4 marshmallows Instructions here: http://www.hersheys.com/recipes/recipe-details.aspx?id=4346&name=Indoor-or-Outdoor-S%27mores Nutritional Information per serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 190, Total Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: less than 1g, Sodium: 100mg, Total Carbohydrate: … Continue reading the story "Back from Memorial Day Week Camping"
Life got crazy and Living Below the Line = lots of cooking and cleanup! LOL I am grateful for the resources I have. Although we ate a lot of biscuits and peanut butter and jelly - I am still so very thankful for the food that we were able to purchase on our meager budget. It was actually really fun to see what kind of meals … Continue reading the story "Live Below the Line Wrapup"