Keep your cool with these meat storage tips

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Food For Thought Keep your cool with these meat storage tips By: Leanne Ely Hello Friends, I got some great feedback on a post I shared recently about how to maximize the life of your produce by learning where to store it in the fridge. So, I thought it would be a great idea to […]

Make your own pizza for dinner

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Dinner Diva Make your own pizza for dinner By: Leanne Ely If you’ve adopted a healthy new lifestyle for you and your family, you might be starting to miss some of your favorite meals to sit down to. Meals like pizza, for instance. Announcing that it’s Pizza Night is an easy way to get the […]

Wild about salmon!

Healthy Foods Wild about salmon! By: Leanne Ely Whether you buy it fresh, frozen, smoked or from a can . . . cook it in a pan, on the grill, in the oven, or poached . . . salmon is good for you. It’s versatile, easy to prepare and delicious! The thing is, we hear […]

Skip the supermarket this week!

Dinner Diva Skip the supermarket this week! By: Leanne Ely I have a challenge for you this week, if you dare. Actually, I am going to double dog dare you to try this. Skip the supermarket this week. That’s right. SKIP. IT. Instead, go to the farmer’s market and buy all you can of their […]

More from Dear Dinner Diva

Healthy Foods More from Dear Dinner Diva By: Leanne Ely We get a lot of questions and we answer the good ones! 😉 If you have a good one, send it on to dinner diva at saving dinner dot com (altogether, use symbols) On to the questions– Dear Dinner Diva, Please make a “Printer Friendly” […]

Don’t Panic – We Can Fix This!

Food For Thought Don’t Panic – We Can Fix This! By: Leanne Ely C.N.C Dear Friends, The freezer isn’t a cryogenic tank to park your food indefinitely. So many people buy food on sale (buy one, get one) or marked down (hit the grocery store first thing in the morning for great deals), but the […]

Menu Planning Tips to Keep Your Holidays Jolly

Food For Thought Menu Planning Tips to Keep Your Holidays Jolly by Leanne Ely, CNC In the hustle-bustle of the holidays, it is so easy to have good intentions go awry. Every year the reminder that you need to get on the stick and get organized to make the holidays happen, is exacerbated by the […]

Finding Balance as an Empty Nester

Food For Thought Finding Balance as an Empty Nester By Leanne Ely, CNC For all intents and purposes, I am an empty nester—my children aren’t at home full time anymore. Things have changed dramatically at my house and I didn’t fully realize this until after I did my whole Two Week Kitchen Makeover with Rubbermaid […]

Most Common Grilling Mistakes

Dinner Diva Most Common Grilling Mistakes by Leanne Ely, CNC   Summer is here! Obviously, I’m a big fan of the grill and I feel as though I’ve spoken at length about it in that regard, so this isn’t another article expressing my unwavering love for this cooking marvel, rather, it’s a cautionary tale. Though […]

Vacation Eating – Don’t Send Your Healthy Habits Packing

Healthy Foods Vacation Eating – Don’t Send Your Healthy Habits Packing by Leanne Ely, CNC   Summer is quickly rounding around the corner–the kids will be out of school, sunglasses permanently attached to our faces, lots of sunscreen, and most likely a vacation! Vacation has to be one of our favorite words. A break from […]