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Meal Planning and Taking Stock of What’s In Your Pantry
Posted By Jessica Fisher On January 4, 2010 @ 12:45 am In Meal Planning,Pantry Challenge | 8 Comments
This month I’m focusing on using up  what’s in my pantry, fridge, and freezer. The New Year is a great time to take stock, plan goals, and move forward. We’re trying to do that with our eating habits this month. In my kitchen I have quite a bit of excess, lots of chicken and meat in the freezer as well as pasta and grains in the cupboards. I even have meals in the freezer from November Freezer Cooking  that we haven’t enjoyed yet. Additionally, we’re making some diet changes  around here, so I want to use up some of the less-than-healthy ingredients to make way for some more nutritious choices.
This past week I set out to take an inventory of what was in my two freezers as well as the kitchen cupboards. Have you done this recently? Even if you’re not going to eat yourself out of house and home  this month, it’s a good practice to be in. You’d be surprised at what lurks in your pantry!
How to Inventory Your Kitchen
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