DD – Creative Leftovers

Dinner Diva Early Edition Creative Leftovers By Leanne Ely CNC Holidays can leave us with lots of leftovers–I hope you stuck a bunch in your freezer! When we remember to feed our freezer and have a plan for how we’re going to use leftover food, we can recoup our losses and not waste a bit […]

FFT – Seven in 2011

Food For Thought Seven in 2011 by Leanne Ely Dear Friends, It’s a brand new year and like most people, I’m going to bet you’ve set some kind of goal to improve your health this year. That’s on the top of my list too! So to get our new 2011 FlyLady motto going in the […]

DD – Planning for Success

Dinner Diva Planning for Success by Leanne Ely CNC You know that old saying “Failure to plan is planning to fail?” This old adage holds true in our businesses, our homes, and every aspect of our lives. Flying by the seat of your pants only leads to stress, mistakes, and often costs you more time […]

FFT – Is Your Lifestyle Health Sustainable?

Food For Thought Is Your Lifestyle Health Sustainable? by Leanne Ely, CNC Nothing is more important to the state of our health than the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat. We know that the choices we make today can have long term effects on our quality of life for […]

HF – What You Need to Know About Cottonseed Oil

Healthy Foods What You Need to Know About Cottonseed Oil By Leanne Ely, CNC One of my biggest pet peeves when it comes to food is when manufacturers don’t give you the whole scoop on a product they’re trying pawn off as food. Don’t lie to me and tell me it’s good for me when […]

FFT – Starving in America

Food For Thought Starving in America by Leanne Ely CNC You don’t have to look far to see the obesity problem in America. But can you believe there is even a higher number of people in America suffering from starvation? We’re not talking about folks that are too poor to buy food; we’re talking about […]

HF – Thanksgiving Freezing Tips

Healthy Foods Thanksgiving Freezing Tips by Leanne Ely, C.N.C. Here is a question I received that I believed warranted answering for everyone– Hi- I LOVE “Saving Dinner”! My husband loves the food even more 🙂 Here is my question: how feasible is it to freeze any Thanksgiving side-dishes in advance (ie cranberry sauce, casseroles, even […]

FFT – Why You Should Teach Children to Cook

Food For Thought Why You Should Teach Children to Cook By Leanne Ely, C.N.C. As many of you know, I’m a firm believer in mixing together kids and kitchens. Cooking with our children provides opportunity for teaching valuable life skills, quality “talk-time” to learn what’s going on with your kids, and it’s a great memory […]

5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Unemployment is in the double digits in some areas of the country. Foreclosures are at an all time high. If you listen to enough news on television, you’ll end up depressed and glum with a negative attitude to rival Eeyore’s! Image via Wikipedia But the facts are the facts; the American Psychological Association reported that […]