Planning

Planning for your weekly meals may seem like more work than worth it but it can save you time, money and energy. The articles below look into this topic of meal planning and shows you some tips on how to do it.

 

How to Avoid the Freshman Fifteen

March 20, 2017 0 Comments
How to Avoid the Freshman Fifteen

How to Avoided Putting On Those Dreaded 15 Pounds As a Freshman in College by Nell Jones, contributor and my daughter When people would ask me what I most nervous for when going to college, I wouldn’t say schoolwork, I wouldn’t say being away from home, I would say the freshman fifteen.  Everyone tells you […]

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Top 5 Meal Planning Tips

August 26, 2014 2 Comments
Top 5 Meal Planning Tips

My Favorite Top Five Meal Planning Tips Meal planning: a fairly basic concept that can transform the way that you prepare meals for you and your family. Planning ahead can do wonders for the meal-related stress you may experience at dinner time: kids are nagging, the dog is underfoot, and your spouse is minutes away […]

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Meal Planning – Where to Start

August 21, 2013 3 Comments
Meal Planning – Where to Start

Where to Start Your Meal Planning Before you begin, meal planning may seem like a daunting and over-complicated process. You might be wondering, “why waste time planning what I’m going to cook when I can just decide on the spot?” You may not even realize it, but at-home cooks waste a great deal of time […]

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Paprika Recipe Manager Review

July 31, 2013 13 Comments
Paprika Recipe Manager Review

Paprika Recipe Manager for iPad, iPhone, Mac and Android It’s four o’clock in the afternoon, what are you cooking for dinner? Last week I wrote about the importance of meal planning and how adding a little bit of organization to your week can take the pressure off the late-afternoon rush to prepare a family meal. […]

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Eight Reasons Why You Should Begin Meal Planning

July 23, 2013 6 Comments
Eight Reasons Why You Should Begin Meal Planning

“What’s for dinner?”  This is the 5’ o clock question that plagues at-home cooks every evening. The kids are hungry, blood sugars are running low, and you have no clue what you’re going to put on the table. If this is a reoccurring situation in your household, you should consider taking steps to plan your […]

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Checklist

November 25, 2010 0 Comments
Last Minute Thanksgiving Checklist

A Thanksgiving Checklist for a Perfect Meal For those of you who have not started their Thanksgiving prep, I put together this last minute checklist for just a few of the details involved with getting a great meal on the table this holiday. There are so many things to think about so please feel free […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey

November 15, 2010 2 Comments
Let’s Talk Turkey

Turkey Buying and Cooking Tips With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought you might enjoy talking turkey including some tips on choosing a bird and how to cook it. You would think cooking a turkey is not that big a deal but looking at all the articles in the current November issues of cooking […]

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Last Minute Cooking Thoughts

March 9, 2006 3 Comments
Last Minute Cooking Thoughts

What Am I Going To Cook For Dinner Tonight? It’s 5:45 pm. The kids are asking what’s for dinner, your wife (husband) will be home in 30 minutes and you haven’t even given a thought of what to make. What do you do? I find myself in this situation all the time in our house. […]

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