nutrition

How to Create a Two-Week Meal Plan in 5 Easy Steps

A large part of my life is spent in the procurement and preparation of food. I’ve always wanted to say that. 😀 But seriously, if you think about it this has been the case for most of us since the dawn of time (unless you’re filthy rich and have a cook or you’re a bachelor who eats out a lot). As a stay-at-home mom it’s my main duty to use my husband’s paycheck wisely to feed my family nourishing food #feedthepeople.

Picking Muscadine Grapes

It’s August and I have the canning bug. I’ve wanted to can for a long time but considering my old kitchen had a useable counter space of about 30 inches (yep, 30 inches) I literally had no where TO can. Well, those days are gone and I now have a beautiful, spacious kitchen. Yes, we remodeled it and it is 80% complete! Back to canning.

Rethinking Rabbit Meat as a Survival Food

When I first started blogging I wrote the post, Why Rabbit Meat is Not the Best Survival Food and while my intentions were to spread accurate information, I was wrong. Completely false. Not true. Inaccurate. No bueno. You get the picture.

Nothin’ Fancy Vegetable Juice Recipe

We have been juicing on and off for a few years now, but since our CSA offered a “juicing” box, we’ve been getting more serious with it. The CSA provides us with…well… whatever is on the menu.  Usually it’s plenty of fresh kale, lemons, beets, cucumbers, carrots, etc.  And to be honest we can’t keep up- our fridge is overflowing with raw veggies!  I guess we need to get even more serious.