31 Days Of Snack Recipes

Erin Chase is the founder of 5dollardinners.com, which as the name states all ingredients for the recipes cost less than $5. There are recipes on the website and she has authored cookbooks. On her blog and website she has done a number of 31 day series such as skillet meals, easy meals, healthy snack recipes,…
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How To Drink More Water

Drinking an adequate amount of water each day seems to be a problem for many people. There are many health benefits of drinking water. Such as It helps maintain the balance of body fluids Can help control calories  (one suggestion I have seen is to drink a glass of water before a meal) Helps energize muscles…
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Make Your Own Oatmeal Packets

DIY Oatmeal packets are another easy project that can save you money and be healthier for you.  You can tailor the ingredients to your taste.  A lot of times, you need to buy the flavored packets in variety packs and if you don’t care for all of the flavors, you either need to eat ones…
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Kids Cooking Magazines

In a previous post I mentioned the magazine Chop Chop.  In this post, I will discuss a couple other magazines geared towards teaching kids about cooking and healthy eating. Ingredient magazine is a print and digital magazine that is published 6 times per year.  There is a link on the website where you can look at 2…
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How To Make Your Own Hamburger Helper

When you are busy, one easy option for dinner may be Hamburger Helper.  With a little planning ahead of time, you can make your own kits and know what ingredients are actually in it. I have been teaching a cooking class for 4-8th graders twice a month for the past few months.  I have been…
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