How a Backyard Garden Saved Our Family $6000+ on Groceries in One Year.

How a Backyard Garden Saved Our Family $6000+ on Groceries in One Year.

Let me take you back to when I was sick with stomach pains and acid reflux. I had been trying every diet imaginable and the latest one was Paleo. I ate strict paleo for almost a year. Because Paleo is heavy on meat and vegetables our average monthly grocery bill was $1200. We do have a family of six. I was the only one who was on the Paleo diet but dinners were made so that I could eat them too.

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Garden to Table: How to Make the Most of your Homegrown Food

Garden to Table: How to Make the Most of your Homegrown Food

There is a Part II to gardening that often gets forgotten. It demands attention and yet is scarcely mentioned in the gardening community. It is: How to use the vegetables after they get picked and need to be eaten. Sure, most of us know how to nibble on cherry tomatoes and enjoy some steamed peas but I’m not talking about that. I’m talking about using those vegetables for your everyday cooking and knowing how to do that with confidence.

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Top 9 Favorite Books for Preserving the Harvest

Top 9 Favorite Books for Preserving the Harvest

There are many ways to preserve the harvest and having a guide on how to do it is key! Personally I am a huge lover of books! I’m old school and really love the tactile version.

Since I love books and I love to read, I have tested a lot of books on preserving. These are my favorites from canning, dehydrating, cold storage and fermenting. For these books to make it to my top favorites they have to have some amazing recipes and/or really important information.

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