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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 16 – Sep. 22

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 16 – Sep. 22

Before I give you a glance at the grocery deals this week, I wanted to apologize for not posting a grocery update LAST week. It seems the friendly Post Office has become unreliable in delivering my grocery flyers and I have turned to looking everything up on the internet! Between that and a sick kid, […]

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Football Eats: Desserts!

Football Eats: Desserts!

Although football season is officially here, Sunday is the big game day. And if you are planning on watching the games most of the day or just your favorite team, Family Spice is offering up some great eats to go along with football fanaticism. Today we are focusing on the sweeter things in life: desserts. […]

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Football Eats: Chips-N-Dip

Football Eats: Chips-N-Dip

We continue our salute to football season and football eats. And what goes better with football than a nice bag of chips and a great dip? Tired or the store-bought ranch dip or salsa? These crowd pleasers are easy to prepare and go great with chips, pita crisps, veggies or anything else you want to […]

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Football Eats: Chicken Wings

Football Eats: Chicken Wings

Are you ready for some football??!!! The NFL games kick off on Thursday, Sept. 10th. College started their games this past weekend, and of course, the younger players have already started up or will be soon. It’s time for the office pools to begin as well, not that I’m encouraging gambling or anything of that […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 2 – Sep. 8

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 2 – Sep. 8

This week’s grocery deals are big, since they are tying in with Labor Day Weekend. Think of it as a final farewell to Summer 2009. And if you are like most part of the country, it still feels like summer outside! So get out this weekend and light up the grill. It’s still barbecue season […]

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Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable “Tart”

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable “Tart”

My aunt and uncle recently visited me this week and I had a great time swapping recipes and ideas with them. I cooked for them, they cooked for me, they helped me with the kids, they helped me with the dishes, they took me out to lunch…. They basically spoiled ME. YEAH! And of course, […]

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A Healthier Mac & Cheese

A Healthier Mac & Cheese

With many kids back at school, we are all finding ourselves falling prey to rushed schedules, carpooling to after-school activities and homework fights. How often does dinner get forgotten until 5 o’clock rolls around and you ask yourself, “What ARE we having for dinner?” I admit to doing this myself. Cooking can be a chore, […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Aug 26 – Sep. 1

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Aug 26 – Sep. 1

The grocery flyers are out, and this week has some great bargains. Pork shoulder country style ribs are on sale at Vons/Safeway for only 97¢/lb, and available at Albertson’s for 99¢/lb. You can also get at Albertson’s a chuck roast for only $1.79/lb. If you didn’t stock up on whole chickens last week, you can […]

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Morning Muffin Madness!

Morning Muffin Madness!

School has started in our house, and that means the usual rush to feed the kids in the morning and push them out the door. Plus, with the lunch packing and trying to please three different taste buds, I’m usually frazzled for most of the morning. I’m looking for easy breakfasts and snacks to pack […]

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Cheap eats you can make at home!

Cheap eats you can make at home!

With everyone penny pinching, people are finding more economical ways to feed their families. More people are also finding that cooking a home-made meal is not only the more nutritious route to follow, but a cheaper one as well (unless you scored some free eats at a restaurant!). They key is to stock up on […]

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Meatloaf With Tomato Relish

Meatloaf With Tomato Relish

I suppose I am feeling nostalgic for the classic American dinner: Salisbury Steak, Oven-Fried Chicken, Spaghetti and Meatballs. Now, I didn’t really grow up with these dinners which is probably the other reason why I am cooking them to my family for something different. Which is why I next turned to meatloaf. My mom, I […]

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