{Planning 101} How to Menu Plan to Be More Intentional

How to Menu Plan to Be More Intentional - Intentional By Grace

Somewhere along the way menu planning became difficult for me. Before having children, I meticulously planned my meals and rarely forgot to pull meat out the freezer to thaw. Before having children, I had it all together and I prepared everything from scratch. Before having ... Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Yes I did menu plan before having children. Yes I did have more time Continue Reading

How to Make Homemade Frozen Pizzas

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Every once in a while, I just don't feel like cooking. One of my favorite easy meals is frozen pizzas. They are quick, filling, and oh so easy! Just throw some raw veggies or salad on the side and call it a fabulous meal! However, I don't love the list of ingredients found in the frozen pizzas found in the frozen food section at the local grocers. There are some frozen pizzas at the health food Continue Reading

Broccoli Potato Frittata Recipe

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Breakfast is an important part of our family’s day. I have two little boys who can eat as much as grown adults. Keeping my boys fed is a challenge for me, and because my family requires a lot of food throughout the day, I’m always on the lookout for super filling, nutrition-packed breakfast ideas. One morning while doing the Whole 30 Challenge, I woke up in desperate need of something other Continue Reading

“Mom, Make that again!” Cozy, Healthy Comfort Foods They’ll Love

Cozy, Healthy Comfort Foods They'll Love - Intentional By Grace

Don't you just love hearing, "Mom, Make that again!" I know I do. Now that winter is fully upon us, it's time to start making cozy, comfort foods. Growing up I loved my Mama's meatballs and gravy with creamy mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese. Mmmmm mmmmm. So good. But not so good when I later found out the ingredients she used. Love you, Mama! ;) Since making the switch to a more Continue Reading

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Easy Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe. Yum! The ultimate comfort food recipe!

I grew up eating chicken pot pies from the freezer section at the grocery store. They were an easy week night meal for my mom to pop in the oven, and we loved them! Plus they were cheap! Chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food in my opinion. I loved the crust and warm gooey filling these frozen pot pies offered. But when we switched to a more natural lifestyle I started reading labels, and Continue Reading

20 Crock Pot Recipes You’ll Really Want to Eat


By contributing writer, Amy I have a lot of things on my plate (figuratively speaking), so I've not been doing a very good job of putting things on my family's plates (literally speaking). I've gotten into a deep rut when it comes to menu planning. I've been uninspired and...well...lazy. All too often, I plan boring meals because they seem easy.  Then, I ditch the boring meals for even Continue Reading

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

How to make a perfect hard-boiled egg every time tutorial with pictures and video. | IntentionalByGrace.com

Eggs are some of the most nutritious foods available, and my family goes through dozens of eggs a week! When we did our Whole 30 Challenge, eggs became even more of a staple to us. Thankfully, we love eggs, and one of our favorite ways to enjoy eggs are hard-boiled. We'll dice them up over a salad, make them into an egg salad sandwich, or just eat them halved with a little salt. Even my Continue Reading

Simple Meal Planning Tips for the Holidays

Simple Meal Planning Tips for the Holidays | IntentionalByGrace.com

By contributing writer, Victoria The holiday season is officially upon us. Thanksgiving is coming up only to be followed by the busy Christmas season. While this time of year is definitely a wonderful season to enjoy celebrating all that God has blessed us with, including the birth of our Savior, it can also be a season where we are just plain busy. From school plays, concerts, church Continue Reading

Simple DIY Hand Sanitizer for When You’re Out and About


I'm not a germaphobe. I think dirt is good, and I like to keep beneficial bacteria around. I believe these things strengthen the immune system, which is especially helpful as we come upon cold and flu season yet again. Needless to say, I'm not running around wiping everything clean 24/7, rubbing hand sanitizer on my children's hands at the drop of a hat, or refusing to enter the public domain Continue Reading

Baked Chicken Pasta: Super Easy Freezer Meals

Baked Chicken Pasta

By contributing writer, Victoria As we head into fall and the days become super busy, it's always a good thing to have the freezer loaded with some pre-made meals, or meal starters, to make dinner time prep quick and easy. When I became a mom, my freezer became my best friend! I'm a big fan of cooking once and eating several meals, which means that I like to double the recipe and freeze into Continue Reading