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Food Blogger Spotlight: Once a Month Meals

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by the thought of what to feed your brood or found yourself schlepping to the grocery store three times a week because you didn’t have the organizational skills to plan for more than one or two meals in advance, let Kelly Seaton and the staff of Once A Month Meals lend a hand.

The site offers a low cost membership program that provides: Access to serving size customizable recipe cards, freezer directions, organized grocery lists, step by step cooking day instructions, and printable labels. Everything you need to cook a month worth of meals in one day. A video on the site explains the membership process.

Not sure if you want to commit to a membership but still want to peruse a variety of healthy recipes for free? You can do that too. Kelly tells us about a few of her favorite recipes below, but I’m jotting this one down for breakfast next week: Whole Grain Banana Pecan Muffins. Nom-nom!

whole grain banana muffins

More from Kelly at Once a Month Meals -

Why did you start your food blog?  Once A Month Meals started back in 2009 as a way to share information on how freezer cooking can help people get back into the kitchen creating meals they’ll love for better health and to ease their budgets.

How would you describe your approach to eating/health? Once A Month Meals helps you to stay on track toward healthy eating. With seven different menu types, we focus on getting quality and diverse meals into your plan. We like to focus on seasonal ingredients when they are at their peak. Our Paleo and Diet menus help those on more strict eating paths to stay on track and not feel the need to indulge during a time-crunch.

Have you always had an interest in healthy food or did it come later in life? Our writers have always had an interest in food. Over the years, our attention has grown more focused on getting the right foods for our needs. And by healing with food instead of drugs.

What is your favorite (or a few of your favorites) food/ingredient to use in the kitchen? Some of our favorite ingredients that you will see on the site lately are: quinoa, brussel sprouts, almond flour.

Has blogging changed the way you view food and cooking? Blogging has really allowed us to experiment with old flavors and push boundaries with new flavors. Most importantly I would say that blogging has really opened our eyes that food is our medicine. Physically and emotionally. Getting people excited about cooking, encouraging them to push beyond their comfort zone, and help them stay on budget but still eat well and healthy.

Favorite recipe to date? Pure and Simple Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

What 3 recipes would you like to share with our readers?

Homemade Cream of Something Soup

Keep-Well Chicken Soup

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Pumpkin Apple Harvest Rice

Kelly and the staff of Once a Month Meals are featured in our series of spotlights on healthy food bloggers.

 

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January 5th, 2014

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