Food Safety During A Power Outage

Inside: Tips and guidelines for how to preserve food during a power outage. How long is food good? What do you keep and what to throw out? and more.

Whether it’s a hurricane, snowstorm, planned outage or a freak accident, we all will experience a power outage from time to time. We are sharing some tips and guidelines today for Food Safety During A Power Outage.

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$25 Meal Plan – March 24 Frugal Family Meals

Here is this week’s $25 meal plan. The plan includes Pork Tenderloin and roasted veggies, Burgers, Eggroll In A Bowl and more. 5 family-friendly frugal meals on a budget each week based on sales in Atlantic Canada.

The whole idea in sharing these plans is to inspire you to find lower-cost options and plan ahead to save time and money. If you have specific dietary needs, you can alter some recipes or create your own plans. This is for inspiration, to prove it is possible to feed a family of 4 for supper meals on $25/week…customize as you wish. You can do it!

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$25 Meal Plan – Sept 2nd

Here is this week’s $25 weekly meal plan. We are sharing ideas for meals that cost approximately $5 each, in these meal plans. Some week’s I get them under $25 and some weeks a few dollars over. It is a great guideline and idea started for your meal planning efforts!

This Week’s Menu includes French Onion Soup, Honey Garlic Ribs, Sheet Pan Chicken & Veggies, Spinach & Mushroom Omelet and Chicken Fried Rice!

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3 Freezer Meals – In The Kitchen: Episode 26

This week on Sunday Night Live with Ruth Ann, over on my Facebook Page, we prepared 3 freezer meals.

  • Orange Chicken
  • Sweet & Sour Chicken
  • Sweet & Sour Steak

Check out the Live Prep of these meals. I will be adding more photos of the prepared meals as we eat these meals.

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Kitchen Tip – How to Dice Onions

Tip of the day- how to dice onions.

It sounds simple enough, right? Just cut it up… I used to always dice up my onions by cutting them in half and placing the flat side down, then cut one way and then the other. When I would get to the end I was holding, the chunks would get bigger and uneven as there was less to hold onto.

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Pantry Basics 101 – What should you have in your pantry?

Pantry Basics 101

What should you have in your pantry?

Of course, every pantry is different, but there are some staples that most pantries do include. Below you will find a list of suggestions for stocking your pantry. 

This list is organized into categories. You may find there is too much on the list for your taste, or perhaps you have much more in your pantry. This is to be used as a guideline to help you organize and have the majority of basic ingredients for daily / weekly cooking.

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Freeze Ahead Breakfast Options

Freeze Ahead Breakfast Options to make your morning run smoother! If you do not do any meal prep or freezer meals yet, then start with breakfast. Morning can be hectic and stressful in a household with kids or even on your own. When we have breakfast options ready to pop in the microwave or blender, … Read more

Skinny Chai Tea Latte – Homemade and No Frother Needed

Skinny Chai Tea Latte – Homemade and No Frother Needed I am not a huge flavoured coffee or tea fan. Although, one thing I do enjoy is Chai Tea. The spice combination is one of my favourite. If I go to a cafe, my usual order is either coffee or a Chai Tea Latte. Knowing I … Read more