Shocking News!

Yesterday I went to the doctor for my wrist. It has been bothering me…especially with all the painting, mowing and cleaning. Sometimes it is even hard to grip things and I get tingling.

But none of that was as worrisome as stepping on the scales! What I saw was truly an awakening.

Oh, I knew that I had put on some weight since moving in with Cookie Monster. I mean I am actually cooking three meals a day plus…cookies…cakes…pancakes…and all the rest. It was as if after five years of having no one to cook for (no, I did not cook for me) I was trying to catch up.

But I had no idea it was THAT bad.

Simple Substitutes

Many family favourites can be made healthier simply by substituting an ingredient or two. Here are the Frugal Fam’s top 5 substitutions. 1)     Natural low-fat or Greek-style yogurts can be used instead of many high-fat options including mayonnaise, crème freche, and sour cream. But if you are worried about your family not liking the healthierContinue reading “Simple Substitutes”