Enchiladas for One

Phew, things are getting busy over at my house this month. Our roommates are out of the country, exploring England and France while Cobalt and I add hours to our jobs and fiddle with our broken dishwasher. Making legitimate meals hasn’t been happening regularly. I think I’ve only made one the whole week? Tonight we […]

Grocery Tips 101: The Prequel

If you haven’t had the chance, check out the first post, Grocery Tips 101: 2 Weeks of Groceries for $20. So because it’s so popular, I thought I’d write a prequel to prepare you for shopping ahead of time. Before Going to the Grocery Store… 1. Clean out your fridge Do you have bits and […]

5 Reason Why I Love Local Farming

  Hey guys! You’ve probably heard me talk before about Crabtree Farms in Chattanooga and my experiences there, along with some recipes I’ve made thanks to their plentiful harvest! Well, this year I have signed up to be in their CSA, which stands for Community Supporting Agriculture. This is different from just volunteering because once a week […]

Semi-Homemade Lentil Soup

Poor hubs has been sick for the past couple of days. For his snuffyness and sore throat I made him lentil soup. He really likes the canned Progresso Lentil Soup but being the Nutrition Nazi that I am, I know that canned anything has a lot of sodium in it. Henceforth, I grabbed a $2 […]

Another Good Year: 2013 Recap

your favorites: 10.  Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie – Mmm mmm! 9. 10-Minute Granola – That’s right, only ten minutes! 8. Homemade Pizza Pockets – Kid Friendly! 7. Mini Fruit Pies – A Healthier Dessert! 6. Chick Pea Tuna Salad – An Alternative to Boring Tuna! 5. Homemade Applesauce – Better than store-bought! 4. Peanut Butter […]

Farmers Market

I love Farmer’s Markets. The hub bub of families anxious to buy their week of groceries. The happy smile of vendors enthusiastic about their crops. The beautiful colors and smells of fresh produce. …ahhh it’s a delight! Recently I started volunteering at a local market in Chattanooga (pictured above). It’s been a blast so far, […]