$10 Meal for a Family of Six: Healthy, Tasty, and Simply Prepared

  by donR  May 18th, 2016 The Family Meals Project originally shared ideas with health-conscious families to plan, prepare and share budget-friendly meals. The goal was to assemble family meals for less than $10 using whole foods in the menu plan. That was four years ago and it’s now time to revisit the idea of […]

Assemble a Family Dinner For Under $10? Yes. And Here Are 5 Suggestions To Make It Healthier

by donR May 5, 2016 Cooking wholesome meals on a limited budget can be challenging.  By “wholesome” we mean the meal satisfies the nutritional needs of family members. The $10 meal price is calculated by keeping  the cost of the main ingredients under $8 and simply add $2 for the pantry items like flour, condiments, […]

The Family Cook-In Part 3: Food.

by donR February 29, 2016 Okay, you’ve set goals and the agenda for your “Family Cook-In, aka Family Meal Series.” Now it’s decision time as you plan the food menu, a fun game, and age-appropriate conversation starters. Let’s start with a simple food menu and save games and conversation for another day. Choosing the right […]

Free Seafood, Fun, Conversation

by donR   4/20/2015 Take your kids fishing, clamming or crabbing for a fun-filled day and lots of conversation. Washington State lowland lakes open up on April 25th. Kids do not need a license during the year unless they turn 15. Parents can tag along to watch. Read more for links and information about equipment costs, […]