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While these days, people are avoiding the grocery stores for different reasons, many of us try to avoid them regularly. Shopping for groceries is a huge time commitment and, especially when not planned out well, can easily lead to you spending beyond your budget. So, what can you do instead? We gathered a few alternatives to the grocery store that will keep you and your family fed and happy, and you might even find it benefits your wallet! Grocery Pickup/Delivery - Many stores now offer some form of ordering online with the option of picking up your order and having...

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Saint Patrick’s Day - when everyone is just a little bit Irish! Green beer, shamrocks, and tales of leprechaun help make this holiday a little more interesting and festive. Every year in the days surrounding Saint Patricks Day and there’s a surge in the sale of corned beef and cabbage. While you won’t find this meal in Ireland, it did stem from the Irish immigrants in the U.S. who were looking for a replacement to boiled bacon, comfort food from home. Bacon and other pork products were, however, expensive and not easily accessible to these poor immigrants. Corned beef and...

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Slow cookers. Those who use them love them. Those who don’t, don’t know how much they’re going to love them yet! Even though using a crock-pot is a great way to make a tasty and easy dinner, some people are intimidated to get started. One of the most common barriers to using a slow cooker is uncertainty when it comes to cooking times and temperatures. Well, leave it to us at What A Crock to break it down for you.  The easiest way to use your crock-pot is to use What A Crock Meals to Go, the best meal delivery...

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Part of the fun of meal prep is being efficient and effective. Who doesn't love a new gadget or lifehack to make things easier? We sure do! The slow cooker is, without a doubt, the superhero of meal prep. Every superhero needs a sidekick. We have rounded up six sidekicks that are sure to raise the bar for the frequent crockpot user. Crockpot liners - If you hate cleaning up as much as we do, this is a game-changer! These liners let you skip the soaking and scrubbing. You throw the liner in the pot before you add your food and...

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Are you still holding on to that New Years Resolution to eat healthier? Good for you!  Are you a mom fighting the age-old battle of getting your kids to eat something just once before they turn 18? Solidarity mama! You've decided it's time to add more vegetables to your diet. Whatever your reasoning, it's never a bad idea. Most of us don't get enough veggies, and the nutrients and fiber they provide are integral to our health. These ten tricks will help you amp up those veggie servings with minimal effort. Use the services that make it easier and incorporate...

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