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Meal Planning

20 Meal Planning Ideas for Beginners

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Struggling with meal planning? Try these 20 tips to get started.

If you’re a beginner, struggling with meal planning, here are 20 meal planning ideas. Do you feel it’s hard to start meal planning because you feel like you have to learn meal prep and how to make freezer meals? You’re in the right place! Meal planning doesn’t have to be as complicated as you think. […] Read more…

5 Questions to Ask Before Meal Planning

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Ask these 5 questions first before you begin meal planning.

When you first start meal planning, it’s a good idea to keep it as simple as possible so that you can be successful. Once you have succeeded in doing a few weeks of consistent meal planning, then you will feel confident in adding new recipes and being more ambitious. 1. How many meals will I […] Read more…

Top 10 Mistakes That Meal Planning Beginners Make

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Is meal planning leaving you frustrated and stressed out instead of feeling calm, collected, and organized? Do you fall back into your old ways of winging it? You may be making these newbie mistakes. Start slowly and give yourself a break! 1. Not leaving enough time to plan. Meal planning takes time. It’s really like […] Read more…

Easy Asian Meal Ideas

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This post was sponsored by Ling Ling and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. On Monday, I got to attend a fun dinner with other bloggers, learning how to cook Asian side dishes that pair with Ling Ling’s new fried rice line. The event was held at Parties That Cook in San […] Read more…

10 Smart Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

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The cost of living continues to rise as the number of jobs decline. Many of us are facing a new reality – we have to live on less in order to survive. Food is one area where the cost can get out of hand and get us into trouble. It’s not a recurring bill that […] Read more…

7 Easy Meals with a Rotisserie Chicken

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easy meals with rotisserie chicken

Need to make dinner quick but are starved for ideas? Don’t be tempted to do take out when you have these meal ideas to go to. With a store bought rotisserie chicken, the possibilities are endless. Costco seems to have the best price for rotisserie chicken at $4.99. Or use left over rotisserie chicken from […] Read more…