Archives for August 2009

Beef Stroganoff without Mushrooms

As I mentioned in a previous picky eater post, I am not a fan of mushrooms. I can eat them, but when given the choice, I prefer to skip the fungus and move on. My husband loves Beef Stroganoff, so I finally found a recipe that tastes pretty good without the mushrooms. PrintBeef Stroganoff without MushroomsAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients3 tablespoons of butter1 tablespoon garlic1 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of August 31st

Do you struggle with menu planning? I struggled for years, but once I realized how much money I could save by planning our meals, I found a system that worked for our family. If you are looking for menu planning help join my Menu Planning 101 challenge so you can start planning and start saving money. This post explains the assignment for week three. I am getting a little tired of not using the … [Read more...]

Menu Planning 101 ~ Putting it all Together

Welcome to Part 3 of my Menu Planning 101 series. This series is designed to get you in the kitchen, start planning, and help feed your family delicious home cooked meals they will enjoy. Part 1 discussed why we should menu plan and part 2 included almost 40 links with meal ideas for your family. Last week you submitted your 15 meals, great job! This week we added five more meals to our list, … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Pitas on the Grill

Thanks to a reader, I decided to try my bread machine pitas on the grill. My family loves fresh pitas for lunch but it is hard to justify turning the oven to 400 degrees with temperatures rising outside. The best part about grilling pitas is that they puff every time! Usually when I make my pita bread I have one or two that don’t puff up in the oven. When I grilled them, every single one puffed up … [Read more...]

Picky Eaters ~ What Works for Us

It seems like everyone has an opinion on picky eaters. This post is not trying to change anyone's mind or make anyone feel like less of a parent because they do things differently. Here are some ideas that have worked for my family. If you have something that has worked for your family please share it in the comments or on Facebook. A question from a reader Do all of your 7 kids eat … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of August 23rd

Do you struggle with menu planning? I struggled for years, but once I realized how much money I could save by planning our meals, I found a system that worked for our family. If you are looking for menu planning help join my Menu Planning 101 challenge so you can start planning and start saving money. This post explains the assignment for week two. My meals for the week of August 23, 2009. I … [Read more...]