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May 9, 2016

Composting Made Easy

by Leanne Ely   You know my motto when it comes to eating fruits and veggies: eat fresh, eat local, eat seasonal. The easiest way to stick to that rule of thumb is to grow your own. Whether you have a big garden out in the yard or a few pots of herbs growing in… Read more

May 5, 2016

Cherish them! (they grow up fast)

Indulge me for a moment, will you? Today’s column is more about food for the soul, then for the tummy. Years ago, I was watching TV and I saw a commercial for diapers. I don’t remember the entire context of it, but they showed a little baby in the crib, then later, he’s a toddler… Read more

May 3, 2016

who knew? (asparagus=lily)

By: Leanne Ely   Happy Tuesday, Y’all! It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s focus is on Asparagus: Asparagus are elegant and delicious! Truly in season right now, you can pick… Read more

May 2, 2016

Farmers Market Guide (print this off)

By: Leanne Ely   Dear Friends, There’s just nothing like watching those little green tendrils poking up from the soil! I grow as much of my own food as I can, but I have neither the acreage nor the time to grow everything myself. It’s also just not always necessary (I don’t need to grow… Read more

May 2, 2016

Dressing Your Truth® with Carol Tuttle – Part 2

Imagine looking in the mirror today and thinking, “Wow. I look amazing.” Seriously! And not only do you look amazing, you feel amazing—pulled together, confident and happy with the way you look. To get to that place though, it sometimes takes a village! And in my case, the village was Carol Tuttle and her team… Read more

April 29, 2016

Here’s something for you (no charge, my gift!)

First off, I want to say thank you. I appreciate your input, reading (and responding) to my blog posts, and supporting SavingDinner.com in all the ways you do! Secondly, I just want to give you something. Yes, I said GIVE. All you have to do is send an email to us at leanneely@savingdinner.com and tell me… Read more

April 29, 2016

Herbaliciousness! (I’ll explain…)

By: Leanne Ely   When I’m looking at a big rack of dried herbs in the grocery store, I often think of dollar bills chopped up and put into bags. For many dried herbs, you might as well just chop up a few dollar bills and sprinkle them on your food for the amount of… Read more

April 28, 2016

I’m a Spice Girl (you?) ;-)

By: Leanne Ely   Cooking with herbs and spices make all the difference in the world to the end product, your meal. But if you’ve never learned how to use the mountain of spices available, sometimes you need a little guidance. Never fear, the Dinner Diva is here! Do yourself a favor and copy this… Read more

April 26, 2016

Dressing Your Truth® with Carol Tuttle – Part 1

Hey y’all! I went through a transformation with the amazing Carol Tuttle and learned SO much! You’ll get to see my transformation next week, but click here and you can find out which “type” you are (it’s FASCINATING! I’m a type 1!) Watch the clip below and hear us chat about shame based beliefs. What’s REALLY going on… Read more

April 26, 2016

Tea or smoothies? (special herb for both)

By: Leanne Ely   Fresh mint is a common sight in the summertime and today you’re going to get a tip, a trick and a recipe featuring this pretty little leaf! I have mint growing in my garden and let me tell you, when you plant mint, you have mint for life! Really. Mint can… Read more