Kitchen Fire Prevention

Kitchen Fire, Cooking fire, Cooking safety, fire safety

By: Leanne Ely A few years ago, a friend of mine (a young mother of two) had a terrifying moment in her kitchen. She’d turned on the water to boil a pot of eggs and went to change a diaper in the next room. She smelled something burning and ran to the kitchen to discover […]

Leanne’s Favorite Gluten Free Snacks

By: Leanne Ely If you would like more fantastic Gluten-Free ideas, I’ve put together an amazing bundle featuring Gluten-Free freezer menus and mixes!  It’s a $50 value, but you can get it right now for just $17!  Click here to learn more ———————————————— One of the questions that I get asked all the time is, […]

With Heartfelt Thanksgiving

Dear Friends, Today is Thanksgiving. There’s a wonderful turkey in my oven, my table is set, my family is here, and dear friends are on their way. Just before we eat our wonderful Thanksgiving meal, we traditionally gather together in a circle, holding hands and each one of us will say one thing we’re especially […]

Shhh… it’s almost here… and it involves a Penguin!

Dear Friends, I’ve got something exciting to share with you! And you are the first to hear about it… And yes, it involves a Penguin of sorts. No kidding! My newest book, Part Time Paleo: How to Go Paleo Without Going Crazy is almost here and is being published by Penguin (Plume is the imprint) […]

Paleo Shmaleo – what is it all about?

Food For Thought Paleo Shmaleo – what is it all about? By: Leanne Ely If you have any interest in food and health at all (which you obviously do or you wouldn’t have found yourself here at Saving Dinner), then you’ve been hearing the word “Paleo” being tossed around a lot. You may even associate […]

Cast your vote for cast iron

Food For Thought Cast your vote for cast iron By: Leanne Ely If you feel that cooking in cast iron is more your grandmother’s speed than your own, you might want to rethink that out-dated belief. Cast iron is an efficient way to cook and it’s a healthy option, too. I think those old-fashioned cast […]

How to set a dinner table

Dinner Diva How to set a dinner table By: Leanne Ely In my humble opinion, too many modern families have no idea how to set a proper dinner table. I guess that’s no surprise when we consider the sheer amount of meals that are thrown at children’s mouths before racing to one activity or another, […]

A healthy sweet snack . . . go fig-ure!

Tricks, Tips and a Recipe A healthy sweet snack . . . go fig-ure! By: Leanne Ely 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? Don’t forget tomorrow is the radio show, Saving […]

The bitter truth about sweeteners

Food For Thought The bitter truth about sweeteners By: Leanne Ely It seems like folks are spending a lot of energy on trying to find the best sweeteners on the go. The additive for our drinks and baked goods that will sweeten things up without negatively affecting our health. There’s so much information and misinformation […]

Arsenic rice isn’t nice

Food for thought Arsenic rice isn’t nice By: Leanne Ely You’ve probably read the headlines that have been making the rounds, warning us of arsenic in our rice–yes, even organic rice! Sadly, the news is true. Arsenic is a mineral that naturally occurs in the earth. It’s been used throughout history, both as a medicine […]