28 Healthy Foods You Should Always Have in Your House

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It’s been awhile since I’ve written. Getting ready for Baby Erin to make her appearance has preoccupied my time and energy, as well as getting used to working from home – I’m a freelance writer and musician/worship director. It’s been an adjustment, but I’m glad that I have the opportunity to stay home with little Erin after she’s born, which should be some time in the next two weeks.

That being said, with all the preparations going on, one thing I’ve been thinking a lot about is what we’ll be eating, especially for the first two weeks. I’ll confess, I probably haven’t done as much freezer cooking as I should. But I have been collecting an arsenal of super easy recipes, and we just got a steal on a new blender, which we desperately needed, so we can make smoothies, after all, if you’re nursing you need something fast right?

Through the years, Micah and I have learned that if we want to eat healthy, there are certain foods we can buy in bulk to have on hand, so we won’t be tempted to grab fast food. Even though there’s two of us, soon to be 3, we’ve learned how to prep and freeze certain foods when they go on sale, so that we can get the best deals,and there are some foods we do eat a lot of quickly. You’re food list might look a lot different than mine, but I’m attaching a list for you to use so you can stock up on these delicious and nutritious foods too. It just so added up that we have 20 staple foods that we keep in our house on a regular basis. This is one of my favorite ways to plan a menu for the week. Why are these our staple foods? Continue reading “28 Healthy Foods You Should Always Have in Your House”

Recipe of the Week: Broccoli Slaw Salad

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Somedays I have absolutely no time to cook…I mean NO time. So, on those days I try to keep it simple. To top it off, we’re on a tight budget, so that limits options even more…but never fear, this salad keeps me satisfied, and all you do is dump the ingredients in a bowl and stir.

Broccoli Slaw Salad:
1 bag of broccoli slaw
1/4 c. of reduced sodium soy sauce
1/3 c. chopped green onions
1/2 c. sunflower seeds

Stir all ingredients together and enjoy! I love this colorful and flavorful salad. It has a lot of nutrients and is a great veggie option for church dinners, besides, it’s super cheap. Let me know your thoughts!