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Join me for the January Eat at Home Challenge next week!

When I told you all last week that I was changing the way that I blogged, a number of you asked if I could bring back the challenges I used to do. That’s definitely something I’m hoping to make happen occasionally and, to kick off the new year, I’m excited to let you know I’ll be hosting another Eat at Home Challenge next week in partnership with the Eat at Home Menu Planning service.

If you struggle to find the time or make the time to make meals from scratch or you need some inspiration to cook and eat at home instead of running through the drive-thru or getting takeout, you’ll definitely want to join us!

I know that many of you are in the middle getting back to regular schedules after the Christmas break and I thought this would be the perfect time to do this challenge to inspire you with simple and easy meals that you can make in the morning before your kids head out the door to school or before you head to work or before you start your day and then you won’t have to think about dinner the rest of the day!

How This Challenge Will Work

The challenge will run for 4 days — January 8-11, 2018. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday morning around 9 a.m. CT, I’ll be on Facebook Live prepping our dinner to throw in the slow cooker for the day so that when 6 p.m. rolls around dinner is READY! (Since Wednesday is my SLOW DAY and I’m offline that day, I won’t be on Facebook Live that morning.)

Every day, in addition to doing a Facebook Live video on my Facebook Page, I’ll be posting here on the blog what I made that day, along with a link to my video (in case you missed it).

My hope is that this will inspire you with some new recipe ideas, encourage you to not wait until the last minute to think about what you’re having for dinner, and motivate you to eat at home more (even on busy nights!) so you can save money.

I’d love for you to join me in this challenge! To participate, go join the Facebook Page here so you can share what you are making every night and see what readers all over the country (and world!) are making for dinner each night, too!

(You can see all of the recipes I made in the last Eat at Home Challenge + all of my videos by clicking here.)


Want to Make What I’m Making Every Night?

I’ll be following the Eat at Home Cooks Slow Cooker Menu Plan, so if you want to make what I’m making every night, you can sign up for the Eat at Home Cooks Menu Plans here.

When you sign up, you’ll get:

  • An entire month of Traditional Menu Plans, including weekly grocery lists and printable recipe instructions
  • An entire month of Slow Cooker Menu Plans, including weekly grocery lists and printable recipe instructions
  • An entire month of Whole Food Menu Plans, including weekly grocery lists and printable recipe instructions
  • BRAND-NEW! An entire month of No Sugar, No Flour Menu Plans, including weekly grocery lists and printable recipe instructions
  • Each menu plan comes with recipes created for small family (3-4 servings) and large family (6-8 servings)
  • Color-coded grocery lists make it easy to swap out ingredients or whole meals
  • Printable Menus to hang on the fridge or near your calendar, so you can easily see what’s for dinner that week and your family can too
  • Access to the entire month at once!
  • 1 Hour Freezer Stash Plans – a new plan each month to stock your freezer with 6 meals in 1 hour!

You can choose to stick with just the traditional menu plan or just the slow cooker menu plan or just the whole foods menu plan or just the No Flour, No Sugar plan. Or, you can rotate different menu plans on different weeks, depending upon what you feel like cooking or how much time you have!

And as a special offer for my followers, you can get 30% off the price of the Eat at Home menu plan subscription when you use coupon code JANUARY at checkout. That makes the monthly subscription $9.79 or the annual subscription just $58.80 ($1.13 per week!!)

If you struggle to make menu plans and would love for someone to make them for you + make a grocery list for you, it’s well worth spending a few dollars every week to let Eat at Home Cooks do the work for you.

Go read more about this incredible menu-planning service here. 

(Oh and they have a fantastic money-back guarantee if you think you want to try it out but aren’t sure whether it will work for you or not!)

Are you joining us for the Eat at Home Challenge? If so, leave a comment on this post to let me know you’re participating!
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  • Sounds fun! And yummy! Those instant pots look super handy. We usually chop up a big cabbage salad for the week and add grilled chicken. We could use some new meal ideas.

  • Beatrix says:

    I have been wanting some new menu ideas. I will be coming back to blog to get videos, since working

  • Sarah Norem says:

    I’m in for sure! Love to make homemade meals for my kids like my mom did for me.

  • Renae says:

    I’m always looking for new ideas… I don’t have an instant pot though.

  • Kris says:

    I am in . . . I need to get back on track making meals at home again!

  • Lorrain says:

    I’m going to give it a try. I work outside the home and find meal planning a greater challenge now more than ever. Looking forward to eating well and saving some money at the grocery store.

  • Katia says:

    I’d love to join your challenge.

  • amy says:

    Just fyi: I tried the Eat At Home Cooks a few months ago. I got the 3 month subscription. It wasn’t for me, but I just wanted to let people know that I had absolutely no trouble cancelling and my emails about cancelling were answered and dealt with promptly and professionally. I cancelled b/c we are super picky about recipes at our house due to some various dietary issues – but the recipes seemed normal and good. They did have some repeats – you might see the same dish listed as a crock pot meal and traditional meal the same week. But I never saw more than 2 recipes that overlapped on any given week.

  • Carla says:

    Please I would love to join challenge

  • Amanda says:

    I’m participating ??‍♀️
    I was just listening to the recent podcast and heard about this, so here I am!
    It seems the more that God blesses us financially, the more I rely on fast food because I can. Years ago, we couldn’t afford happy meals for our kids outside of our monthly bills. Now, both kids get a happy meal at least once a week. I’d like to break this habit.

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