Easy Tricks to Shortcut Your Cooking

Shortcut Cooking | SavingDinner.com

I get asked all the time for ways to make dinner faster. I get that; we’re a microwave society. We want it quick, dirty and hassle-free. This is why convenience foods are so popular (and expensive and 99% of the time, full of chemicals and lacking nutrients). Here are a couple of things that I […]

10 Tips to Help You Successfully Navigate the Grocery Store

A lifestyle of poor diet and lack of exercise kills about 400,000 Americans every year—that’s as many who have died from smoking, can you imagine?? And that’s only Americans—this number does not count the rest of the world that eats poorly and neglects to exercise! YIKES! It’s a tough world out there and today’s grocery […]

How to Make Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers and Recipe for Cooking

By: Leanne Ely In today’s video, we’re going to stuff some bell peppers with my tasty meatloaf mix. This is one of my very favorite recipes and it is super simple. To make my meatloaf mix you will need: Grass-fed Ground Beef Cumin Garlic Thyme Oregano Half and half Nutmeg Ketchup Bread Crumbs (or) Almond Meal (for […]

How to Make Compound Butter

By: Leanne Ely In today’s video we are making compound butter! Compound butter is easy to make and delicious on everything from steak to chicken to veggies. You can really do whatever you like with it, but compound butter is just really wonderful and adds a lot of flavor. What you’ll need to make compound […]

How to Make Homemade Salad Dressing

Homemade Salad Dressing Recipe and How To

By: Leanne Ely Today, in the video above, I teach you how to make homemade salad dressing! If there’s one thing that irritates me, it’s salad dressing from the store!  Salad dressing at the store is overpriced, in tiny little containers and typically made with poor quality oils. And I’m sorry, for a dressing to be […]

The Microplane: Leanne’s Kitchen Tool of the Month

By: Leanne Ely In this video, Leanne Ely from SavingDinner.com shares her tool tip of the month: the microplane. What is a microplane? It is like a tiny, little grater.  And it is really fantastic because, it’s super sharp, and you can almost anything shave down with it. Here are a few things you can use on […]

Here's a light "bulb" idea-Eat more garlic!

Healthy foods Here’s a light “bulb” idea-Eat more garlic! By: Leanne Ely Garlic is a member of the Allium or lily family. You may know some of its relatives: leeks and onions. The same sulfur compounds that are responsible for giving garlic its pungent odor are also to thank for its health-promoting benefits. So, we […]

Healthy Spices – Oregano, Turmeric and Garlic

Healthy Foods Healthy Spices – Oregano, Turmeric and Garlic by Leanne Ely, CNC Spicing up your food can also give your health a little boost–did you know most herbs and spices contain specific antioxidant qualities? Not only do they add great flavor to the food you cook, but they’re more than just a little bit […]