Earlier this week, Oat Flour Muffins was released on Amazon. I had the opportunity to share on a few of my favorite blogs to celebrate!
- Two Tips For Dealing With Food Allergies On A Budget at The Simple Dollar.
When you’re trying to make better financial decisions, one of the first areas to look at trimming back is food. From cutting down on dining out, to making a meal plan, to trying store brands, there are lots of ways to reduce the amount of money you spend feeding yourself and your family.
But when you add a food allergy into the mix, it gets a little bit more complicated. Specialty foods, like gluten-free products, are often priced at a premium — one study in Australia found that gluten-free options were up to 500% more expensive than those containing wheat.
In our family of six, two people are gluten intolerant. While they don’t have an allergy, realizing that they can’t eat certain foods meant figuring out a whole new way to eat food for all of us. Two things helped us adjust.
Continue reading here. (Plus get the Perfectly Peach Muffins recipe!)
- How Money Making Mom Inspired Me To Write A Cookbook on Money Saving Mom.
“There is only one you, and the world needs what you have to offer.” These words jumped off the page at me as I was reading Money-Making Mom.
I wanted to find something that I was good at, something that I was passionate about, and share it with the world.
I made my list of skills, talents, knowledge, and passions. And then it sat there.
I had a list of things that I could do, but none of them seemed quite right. I had a few “odd jobs” on my list, but they weren’t thrilling or exciting to me. I had been blogging for a few years, and I enjoyed it, but I didn’t do it consistently or about any specific topic, and my audience was mostly family and friends.
Then my purpose fell into my lap and took me by surprise.
- Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins on 4 Hats and Frugal.
Grocery shopping on a budget can be hard, especially when you’re first starting out. Add in a food allergy or intolerance and you have a whole other level of difficulty. In those instances, like a gluten free diet, it’s best to just keep it simple and go with what you know.
My two daughters are gluten intolerant. When we discovered this, I understood the basics. We can still eat meats and fruits and vegetables. But what about birthday cake? Brownies? What about muffins? (I love muffins. They’re my jam.)
I started searching for gluten free muffin recipes and I immediately got stuck. This family on a budget can’t afford to go buy seven new and strange ingredients to try to make something resembling the breakfast we used to eat.
I knew there had to be a simpler way.
Continue reading here. (Plus get the Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe!)
And if you’d like to try another recipe from the book, you can also find the Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe here.
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