Paleo on a Budget

How My Family and I Ate for Free at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival!

How My Family and I Ate for Free at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival!

My family and I just got back from a 10 day vacation to Disney and the Caribbean! We had a wonderful time, celebrating my birthday and participating in Frugal & Fit’s very FIRST sponsored media trip! Disney gave us free day passes into Epcot in […]

Classic Indian Dhal

Classic Indian Dhal

Well, I’m venturing on a side track to bring you this new recipe. It’s not Paleo but it’s still one of my favorite dishes. The Paleolithic diet doesn’t approve of legumes, saying they’re high in phytic acid and Lectin, which damage the small intestine and […]

How I Travel on a Tight Budget: Section 3 (Food)

How I Travel on a Tight Budget: Section 3 (Food)

I know it’s been over a month since I posted about budget traveling! Definitely got a bit distracted there once summer hit in full force! But let’s continue the conversation, shall we? This section of budget traveling with food allergies and restrictions is definitely an […]

Eating Out of the Freezer: What to Eat When You Don’t Feel like Cooking, The Walmart Edition

Eating Out of the Freezer: What to Eat When You Don’t Feel like Cooking, The Walmart Edition

I’ve been in a cooking/recipe rut the last week or so. Nothing sounds good and I’ve not felt like spending hours in the kitchen. But eating out every night is costly! Especially when you do your best to stay gluten, dairy, and refined sugar free! […]

Chicken-Sausage Gumbo: With a Homemade Creole Seasoning Blend!

Chicken-Sausage Gumbo: With a Homemade Creole Seasoning Blend!

Have you noticed that many spice “blends” have added ingredients in them? Preservatives, MSG, and anti-caking ingredients are very common among those seasonings. I make my own taco seasoning because most commercial blends have added sugar or flour in them, both of which I can’t […]

Chicken ‘N Rice Casserole: Without the Gluten!

Chicken ‘N Rice Casserole: Without the Gluten!

We were never much of a casserole family while I was growing up. My mom was a stay-at-home mom most of my childhood and loved to cook. She’d make full meals and was into clean eating before that was really a thing! So processed foods, […]

Hungarian Goulash: The Ultimate Budget Eat!

Hungarian Goulash: The Ultimate Budget Eat!

Years and years ago, my dad got my mom a microwave for their Anniversary. I know what you’re thinking, “I know better than that! You NEVER get household appliances for your wife for your anniversary!” But my mom really, really wanted that microwave! She was […]

Easy-Peasy Breakfast Casserole

Easy-Peasy Breakfast Casserole

I made this dish yesterday on a whim. I had a bunch of veggies to use up from Easter brunch so I made two pans of casserole to bring to work. And my work studies went NUTS over it! They loved it and are demanding […]

5 Tips for Traveling While Paleo

5 Tips for Traveling While Paleo

Have you ever had to travel with food restrictions? Sometimes, it’s not an easy task. It takes some research ahead of time, sometimes A LOT of research. Last year, for spring break, our family did a tour through the British Isles. What we found was […]

30 minute meals: Beef Stroganoff

30 minute meals: Beef Stroganoff

Have you ever seen that show on the Food Network called “30 minute meals”? I love that show! I also have all of Rachel Ray’s cookbooks as well. I’ve made countless of her recipes over the years and have loved almost all of them. This […]