It’s the BMM 2nd Blog-A-Versary Happy Blog-A-Versary to the Beautiful Minimal Millennial! After reflecting on the past year, let’s all agree it’s been a crazy year! Nobody ever would have guessed that the world would have shut down, lives turned upside down and sideways, and we are all living a new normal. I know that … Continue reading Guess what day it is!?!?!?!
WELCOME BACK to my Eating Great Food on a Budget series! This article is going to focus on all things veggies and sides. If you are looking to eat on a budget, filling your plate with less expensive veggies is key. Plus if you are hosting a party it is a lot cheaper and easier … Continue reading Eating Great Food on a Budget: Part 4 Veggies/Sides
WELCOME BACK to my Eating Great Food on a Budget series! This article is going to focus on all things pasta. Pasta dishes are overall cheap but cheap doesn't have to be tasteless or crappy. If you tried my pulled pork from Part 1 or Mammy's Italian Check from Part 2, you know that flavor … Continue reading Eating Great Food on a Budget: Part 3 Pasta
Today I want to go through some of my go-to crowd pleasing favorites that I literally always have the stuff on hand to make. You will notice that these recipes are for chicken. Chicken is cheap. I'm trying to spend responsibly on food. We eat a lot of chicken. But if you hate chicken, don't … Continue reading Eating Great Food on a Budget: Part 2: Chicken
Recently a wonderful person on Instagram asked me about how to manage a budget with respect to groceries and if I had any blog posts about the topic. Before I looked back in the archives, I listed a couple ways we keep the grocery bill reasonable in the DM. As I mentioned after reading the … Continue reading Eating Great Food on a Budget: Part 1
One day last week Mr. BMM and I were talking about expenses. He commented how expensive it must be to eat a Strongman diet. I asked him what he thought we spent per month on food, snacks, toilet paper, etc. He ever so sweetly thought we spent $300 a month. I kindly responded that we … Continue reading How Much Does it Cost to Eat Per Day?
I have been mentioning these bars in a couple posts recently and let's just say I have to share the recipe. It can be vegan but it is grain free and gluten free. Blend for about 10-15 seconds:1 cup cashews (I like raw but you can certainly try different types)1/2 cup pumpkin seeds (Again I … Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Energy Bars
A little while ago I wrote about my summer meal planning that involves one single rule. No OVEN! Rather that using the oven and heating up the house, I use the crock pot, grill, and smoothie or juice maker for all of our meals and snacks. This will be my second summer in a row … Continue reading 2020 Summer Theme: Summer of Burgers
Apparently I'm about a year behind the celery juice trend. I remember when capris pants came out and it took me about a year to embrace the capris yoga pants. Then there was the bangs tied up in the front of your head thing. I was late to that party too. I have a history … Continue reading Better Late Than Never: Celery Juice
I love to cook. My one grandfather really sparked my interest in cooking. He would have me over to teach me how to make different recipes. Such a beautiful memory. I actually have his crock pot and a recipe book. I love using them both as a sweet reminder of an awesome man. If I … Continue reading Summer Cooking