Category: Budget

Homemade Vanilla Extract

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If you aren’t already making your own vanilla extract, you have got to put it on your “to-do” list.  Seriously, it is the easiest thing to do, saves you a ton of money and the flavor results are far above anything you can buy at a grocery store.   The most difficult thing for me […]

The Fruit of Our Labors

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I have a love/hate relationship with the state I call home.  Florida is a funny place.  Half of the year the weather is blissfully perfect.  The kind of perfect where you just want to stay outside every waking hour soaking in the sunshine and feeling the cool breezes on your skin.  The other half of […]

One Chicken, Many Meals

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This post #4 of the Budgeting for Real Food series.  Don’t forget to subscribe by RSS feed or email so you don’t miss out on future posts.  How many meals can a family of 6 get from one chicken? In the past, I would have said that one chicken would feed a family of 6 […]

Don’t Throw That Away! (and Recipe for Homemade Bone Broth)

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This post is #3 in the Budgeting for Real Food series.  Be sure to subscribe by RSS feed or email so you don’t miss out on the rest of the series.     One major obstacle to eating healthy for many people is money.  High quality food is expensive.  Low quality food is cheap.  When […]

How Much Do You Spend on Food?

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This post is #2 in the Budgeting for Real Food series.  Be sure to subscribe by RSS feed or email so you don’t miss out on the rest of the series.     I have had this overwhelming curiosity to find out what the average US family pays for groceries each month.  In speaking to people […]

The Cost of Food

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This post is the first in the series Budgeting for Real Food.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss future posts full of practical advice on how to incorporate real food into your budget.   Something I hear often is how expensive healthy food is.  So much so that many people claim cost as […]