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Maximizing Your Budget: Groceries

Maximizing Your Budget: Groceries

On Saturday morning, as the boys are still snoozing, you’ll find me at the grocery store. Shopping for a family of five is…

True Energy: Healthy Alternatives to Caffeine

True Energy: Healthy Alternatives to Caffeine

When the rooster starts to crow, the first thing I do is head to the kitchen for a cup of hot tea. Not…

True Energy: Healthy Alternatives to Caffeine
Eating Healthy Without Dieting

Eating Healthy Without Dieting

Looking back at college pictures, I think, “I wish I was as heavy now as I thought I was then.” I was always…

Meal Prep Smarter, Not Harder

Meal Prep Smarter, Not Harder

A year or so ago, I found our family running from basketball practices, games, school events and meetings to the closest fast food…

Meal Prep Smarter, Not Harder
What’s the Deal with Corn?

What’s the Deal with Corn?

Corn. It’s one of the most fascinating and delicious foods on the planet. Also, one of the only foods my children will eat…

Maximizing your Pantry in 30 Minutes

Maximizing your Pantry in 30 Minutes

For me, disorganization is the biggest contributor of stress. I use my planner before scheduling any event, organize my closet by color and…

Maximizing your Pantry in 30 Minutes
Defining Real Food

Defining Real Food

Our family’s eating habits are determined many nights by our lifestyle. My husband works in a different city and commutes an hour to…

Tips for Bringing Meals to New Parents

Tips for Bringing Meals to New Parents

When Jeff and I had our first child, a number of neighbors and friends brought us meals that were easy to prepare –…

Tips for Bringing Meals to New Parents

Thanks for reading my blog, A Bushel and A Plate.

As a mom who cares about eating good food and knowing the farmer who grew my food, I want to help other families to nourish your families with good, traceable, sustainable food.

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