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Keto Life

Ketogenic Diet – other benefits than weight loss

When most people hear that my husband and I have started eating a keto diet, we get one of two reactions: they have no idea what we are talking about, don’t understand the science behind it and think we are crazy to eat so much fat  they understand it and have heard about it but […]

Hacks Keto Life

The Keto Diet – family edition

For the last couple of years you may have noticed that our meal plans have been healthier. Lots of veggies, lighter on the carbs (most of the time) and much leaner cuts meats. Years ago, when money was tight we ate a lot of pasta and beans and rice as fillers, with cheaper cuts of […]

Meal Plan Monday

Meal Plan Monday – March 26th 2018

I cannot believe that it is the last week of March already, and that is is Holy Week. What an emotional and busy week for so many Catholics and Christians all over the world. As we brace for His death on the cross and then celebrate his resurrection, I do not take lightly that I […]

Meal Plan Monday

Meal Plan Monday – March 5th 2018

Popping in quick to share our meal plan for the week, as I’ve got a mountain of laundry that needs to be folded! Do you leave all your laundry for one day, or do it gradually all week long? I’ve tried it both ways, and it think I prefer leaving it all till Saturday…though this […]

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Meatless Meals for Lent

It’s Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lenten Season for us Catholics. There is so much going on during this season, and one very important thing to remember is that we shouldn’t be eating meat on Fridays (or Ash Wednesday!) As Catholics we believe that Jesus gave his life for us, and it happened on […]

Frugal Pinterest

5 Reasons You Should Bake

I love baking. I always have. But today we aren’t talking about me. I wanna share why YOU should bake! So here are 5 reasons you should bake: It’s Frugal – You wanna save some money? Start cooking and baking from scratch! The main ingredients in most baking (flour, sugar eggs, etc) are super inexpensive. One […]

DIY Frugal Frugal Healthy Dinner Series Recipes

Cheesy Garlic Bread Twists

I thought it would be fun to make some homemade cheese buns the other day, but while scrolling through recipes I saw bread sticks! The idea was to make them to have a few with dinner that night, and the rest for the kids school lunches. Well, they were so good we ate all but […]

Frugal Recipes

Chocolate Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

Have you heard of Kefir? It’s been trendy for a while, though I think kombucha has since over shadowed it. I first heard about it a few years ago, but never got around to trying it. Basically, it’s a fermented milk drink, kinda like yogurt, but more super powered. It has all the vitamins and […]

Frugal Frugal Healthy Dinner Series Recipes

Frugal Healthy Dinner Series: Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

Ok, this is super easy and super yummy! It can easily be the main dish for your dinner, or simply a yummy side. It’s also perfect to prepare ahead of time, take to a potluck, or just feed your picky kids! I have made this much healthier by not using a can of a condensed […]

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