Session #5: Saving Time & Money in the Kitchen
The kitchen is one of those areas in our homes that can make or break our budget! If we take the time to plan, we can save a lot of time, money, and effort when it comes to our cooking and meal planning. Join Jami as we jump into all that and more!
Video Time: 1:08:34
What’s a busy homemaker to do? How can we have nutritious, healthy, from-scratch meals every day while still maintain variety in our diet and sticking to a sometimes very strict diet? Let's dive in!
Your kitchen is one of those places where you can really make or break your budge
We can end up spending ALL of our time in the kitchen and we can feel overwhelmed.
So what’s a busy homemaker to do? How can we have nutritious, healthy, from-scratch meals every day while still maintain variety in our diet and sticking to a sometimes very strict diet?
Freezer Cooking is a lifesaver!
- Buy in bulk
- Keep things on hand. Chicken and beef – zaycon fresh
- Shop at Costco for things like toilet paper, salsa, chips, cheese, etc.
- Order online
- Vitacost and Amazon
- Buy your toiletries online
- Order a CSA
- FarmFresh.com coupon code: jami7635
- Meal Planning
- Check out http://youngwifesguide.com/mealplan
- I highly recommend you check out Build a Menu
- You can find it at youngwifesguide.com/buildamenu
- Use coupon code savememoney
- Check out my thorough podcast on freezer cooking at youngwifesguide.com/session006
- Make double batches of meals throughout your week
- Just focus on freezing the staples
- Do a full, once a month freezer cook
A few more tips for saving both time and money in the kitchen
Use paper plates and plastic utensils
My favorite cookbooks of 2015
Trim Healthy Mama Cookbooks
100 Days of Real Food
About Jami Balmet
Jami is passionate about Biblical Homemaking and striving to be a woman of God. Jami and her loving husband Jason busy (and so blessed) with two sets of twin boys al under 3 years old. She has a heart for hospitality and making her home an inviting place that reflects Christ. She has a passion for helping young wives and young moms to be transformed by the Gospel and within their roles as Christian Homemakers. Jami has a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and cherishes those days she spends in God’s Word. She blogs about her passions for Christian Homemaking at Young Wife's Guide and offers practical books, courses, and conferences atHomemaking Ministries.
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