Archive for the ‘ Breakfast ’ Category

Overnight Oats: A Quick & Healthy Breakfast

Posted on September 5th, 2017 by Marla Schultz

Do you need an easy, tasty, and healthy breakfast that’s ready to go as soon as you wake up? I have a suggestion for you–Swiss Muesli, also known as Overnight Oats. Overnight oats is not a new arrival to the breakfast scene. Originally called Bircher Muesli, this dish was created in the early 1900s by a Swiss [&hellip

Berries for Dad for Father’s Day

Posted on June 14th, 2017 by Marla Schultz

Father’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by utilizing the fresh fruit that are currently in season? Special breakfasts and desserts with dusky boysenberries, ruby red strawberries, or the powdery blue of blueberries–yum! I have to admit, here in the Central Valley of California we’re spoiled. Fresh fruit [&hellip

Gluten-free Cranberry Orange Scones

Posted on April 4th, 2017 by Marla Schultz

It’s April and scattered showers and major downpours are still the norm in some places around the country. Dreary weather for days at a time begins wearing on the nerves after a while. Colds and the flu attack innocent bystanders. Occasionally the sun peeks its head around the storm clouds to let us know that [&hellip

How to Feed a Family of 8 on $800 a Month

Posted on February 21st, 2017 by Marla Schultz

How to Feed a Family of 8 on $800 a Month

Did you know, according to the USDA, a family of eight on the thrifty plan spends an average of $269 a week? * Using the moderate plan, they could spend approximately $369 a week.* That’s, approximately, $38 to $53 a day. $1140 to $1593 a month–wow! Despite the word “thrifty” being used for the lowest [&hellip

Meal Boredom Busting

Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Marla Schultz

Meal Boredom Busting - Build a Menu

Do you ever get into a rut and find yourself making the same thing for dinner almost every week? Tacos. Spaghetti. Hamburger Stroganoff. Pizza. Mac and Cheese? The cycle repeats itself over and over. Food boredom sets in and you find yourself grabbing a meal—or two or three—at a restaurant, and your grocery budget is [&hellip

Christmas Breakfast Ideas

Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Marla Schultz

Christmas breakfast ideas

A glowing Christmas tree adorned with ornaments. The satisfying sound of wrapping paper ripped from Christmas packages. Delighted laughter as loved ones open their presents. And the fragrant scents of the season mingled with the savory aroma of a slow cooker breakfast casserole that has been cooking all night permeates the house. Or, perhaps, the [&hellip

Sausage & Cheese Pancakes

Posted on June 7th, 2016 by Build a Menu


Pancakes are one of our all-time favorite breakfast foods. They are filling and delicious, and I love that you can top them with so many different things. Usually, pancakes are topped with sweets like fruit or chocolate or whipped cream. But have you had savory pancakes? Our family loves these sausage and cheese pancakes that [&hellip