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What to Do With Almond Meal Leftover from Homemade Almond Milk

What to Do With Almond Meal Leftover from Homemade Almond Milk

We’ve already talked about how good for you homemade almond milk is, but the added bonus to making your own fresh almond milk is the almond meal that’s leftover from the process. You can use it in a variety of different ways to add nutrition […]

Homemade Almond Milk Recipe in a Juicer or Blender

Homemade Almond Milk Recipe in a Juicer or Blender

Homemade almond milk is fresh, satisfying, and surprisingly easy. You can even make it with a juicer! I first tried making my own almond milk from fresh almonds because I thought that it would be a fun recipe to teach in my cooking classes. Then […]

Free DIY Christmas Light Bulb Tester

Free DIY Christmas Light Bulb Tester

This is not food related, but I feel like MacGuyver, so I had to share my little tip on how to repair your Christmas lights for free. We finally got our tree put up, and were dismayed to discover that several sections of lights weren’t […]

Why Whole Wheat Pasta is Better For You (And How to Get Your Kids to Eat It!)

Why Whole Wheat Pasta is Better For You (And How to Get Your Kids to Eat It!)

First of all, if you have a gluten allergy or intolerance, you may just want to skedaddle right out of here and check out some of our gluten free recipes. This post is mostly about the gluten happy, carbo loaded, wonderful world of wheat pasta. […]

Make Your Own Lunchmeat to Save Money (Video)

Make Your Own Lunchmeat to Save Money (Video)

Okay friends, getting real here. Money is TI-IGHT. Yes, two syllable tight. The three months of unpaid maternity leave before I quit my job (which we weren’t planning on but are now endlessly thrilled about) emptied our savings and even put us in a little […]

How to Organize Your Tupperware Cupboard for a Couple Bucks (5 easy Steps!)

How to Organize Your Tupperware Cupboard for a Couple Bucks (5 easy Steps!)

I think every person I’ve ever met has at one time in their life suffered the dreaded tupperware cupboard nightmare. Forget the fear of someone discovering skeletons in your closet, it’s the food storage containers you really need to keep hidden. Now, before a friendly […]

How To Grill Oysters

How To Grill Oysters

Oysters. Oysterssssss. OYSTERS!!! Yes, they are an obsession of mine. I don’t really post about them much, because whenever I buy some I tend to shuck them and slurp them at breakneck speed, too busy cramming my craw with briny goodness to think about developing […]

How to Preserve Citrus

How to Preserve Citrus

If you live in a place like the Pacific Northwest, where citrus is a treat in winter (and just not that good the rest of the year), knowing how to preserve that fresh flavor is a must. Now you can make preserved lemons, which are […]