Category: Food

Getting Ready for Meatless Monday

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s Sunday afternoon… what’s for dinner tomorrow?  This week’s menu planning calls for Mac & Cheese in the crock pot.  All of the shopping is done and this meatless meal is ready for Monday!  To get a little ahead of the game I am going to cook the pasta tonight and put it in a […]

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How Long is Food good for

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

You are looking through the fridge for a last minute dinner idea and you are not sure whether you can use something a day or two over the “use-by” date, the “sell by” date or worse yet the package has no date on it. Or how about that left over spaghetti or soup from a […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe Ideas

| August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hope everyone got through the weekend ok. Hurricane Irene certainly ruined it for most of our friends in the Northeast. Now it’s monday which means Meatless Monday has some great new recipes for us to try. Remember One day a week, cut out the meat! On Monday we are doing our menu planning for what […]

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Menu Planning Ideas

| August 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

New this week on Shopaholic Mommy we will be doing Menu Planning! Momofthree has some amazing ideas for us! Grab a calendar… here we go!
Mark the middle of the month to get your plan together for the entire next month.  By completing it early you will have time to make your shopping list and gather […]

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Breakfast Ideas

| August 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Good Morning ! Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, I’m just not too fond of the time slot.  When I was younger I was not much of a morning person.  Once I added kids to the mix I had to adjust but early morning motivation has remained a little less than… well, motivating.  […]

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Healthy school lunch ideas

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Healthy Lunchbox……… It’s something we all worry about as moms…  what our children eat for lunch.  We cannot be there with them encouraging good choices like we do when we gather around the dinner table.  I cannot say there are not exceptions but I generally pass on the lunch options the school provides.  Luckily, as […]

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Meatless Monday Menu

| August 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Lots of people want to know WHY MONDAY? Monday is the beginning of the week for most of us. On Monday we move from the freedom of the weekend back to the structure of work or school. On Monday we usually plan out what we will eat for the next six days. The people at […]

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Kashi Free Samples

| August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kashi has launched 2 new products, and they’re giving free samples to get the word out.  You can choose from Cinnamon Harvest Cereal or Peanutty Dark Chocolate Granola bar. Offer valid until 8/28/11 or while supplies last. No product substitutions. Available to US residents only. Limit one sample per family, household, or address. Please […]

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Happy Meal Make over

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

CNN reported changes to the McDonalds Happy Meal.  Each meal will now include sliced apples, less French fries and a choice of 1 percent milk, fat free chocolate milk, fruit juice or water with the usual choice of a hamburger, cheeseburger or chicken nuggets. The First Lady, Michelle Obama who is heading a campaign to […]

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Meatless Monday Cookbook

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are part of the Meatless Monday movement and there is a book we have to suggest. On of our favorite cookbooks is “Peas and Thank You: Simple Meatless Meals the Whole Family Will Love.” This book offers over 85 Recipes by Sarah Matheny, creator of the popular blog Peas and Thank You. Peas and […]

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