Shopping at Trader Joe’s? 5 Inexpensive Meals for When You Need to Eat on the Cheap.

Hi guys! I’m sure many of you busy-bodies out there struggling just like I do to find the time to cook. It just doesn’t feel like there’s enough time in the day to do it all, including the grocery shopping. Unfortunately, though, while eating out is convenient, it’s not very good for you and it’s also very expensive. So, after continually ruining my budget for months in a row because of eating out too much, I finally decided something had to change. I started checking out Pinterest and trying to find quick, inexpensive meals to make using Trader Joe’s products…

Staying Fit While Eating Like Shit

It’s that most wonderful time of the year where the fridge can’t possibly hold any more leftovers and the bakers of the family is still making more pie. You enjoy your days traveling from one party and dinner to the next, just gobbling everything in sight.   Okay, okay. Exaggeration. At least for lil’ ole antisocial me. This doesn’t negate the fact that this time of year is fondly recalled as the time where we all get to eat our frickin’ hearts out. Mashed potatoes and turkey and pie, oh my!   With all this extra food comes some extra…

QN’s Favorite Christmas Recipes

As you can probably tell, everyone here at Quiet Nonsense loves food! We have so many favorites to share with you! And here’s your warning- you will be hungry by the end of this article.   Mica’s Recipes   These recipes were provided by Mica, CEO of Quiet Nonsense.   Potato- hash brown casserole   Ingredients:   ½ cup of butter 1 onion chopped 1 (16 oz) container of sour cream 1 pkg. (8 oz) shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend. 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp garlic powder 1 pkg. (30 oz) frozen shredded…

Christmas Cookies You’ll Travel For!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, (Did you sing that too?), Yes it’s almost Christmas! Time to start baking cookies to give to family, friends and don’t forget about Santa! The Quiet Nonsense team has gathered all of our favourite cookie recipes for you lovely readers. If you try some of these recipes take a picture and post it on Instagram! Don’t forget to tag us in it so we can add it to our story! @thequietnonsense.   Savannah’s Recipe   Our first recipe has been sent to me by Savannah, a former team member of The Quiet…

5 Gluten Free Recipes That Are Sure to Please

Traditional Christmas foods are some of the most delectable, rich, unhealthy, fattening, and just all around terribly amazing foods known to mankind. While it is a time that indulging is encouraged and seen as custom of the holidays, there is most definitely a way you can indulge in foods that are better for you, yet have all the zing and pep you know and love.   Enter gluten-free and vegan dining! If you’re not aware, gluten-free means a product or food has no wheat gluten in it, and vegan means there is no animals or animal products in it.  …

Keep Your Kids Busy (and Out of the Kitchen)

Thanksgiving is a time when family and friends come together in celebration. It often means seeing relatives that live far away and cooking a meal that will be gone in a fraction of the time you spent making it. Being around family and friends also means kids will be present.   While I’m sure every parent will say they love having their kids around all the time, Thanksgiving Day is not usually the most ideal time for little ones to be underfoot. The kitchen is usually chaotic in the morning, by noon its insanity, and by afternoon it may as…

Quiet Nonsense’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

To Americans and Canadians, Thanksgiving is turkey and all the trimmings, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and a family gathering around the table to eat. I, myself, don’t celebrate Thanksgiving because I live in Ireland but today I am embracing Thanksgiving and giving you a plethora of recipes I’ve gathered from the Quiet Nonsense team.     Mica’s Recipes Our first recipes have been sent to me by Mica, the CEO of Quiet Nonsense.   Ranch Veggie Dip   Ingredients: 8 oz of Sour Cream 1⁄3 cup Mayonnaise 1 teaspoon of Onion Powder 1⁄2 teaspoon of Garlic Powder 2 teaspoons of…

Thanksgiving on a Budget

So many holidays are right on our fingertips, and let’s face it; it can leave a serious hole in our pockets if we aren’t careful. I have some strategies and suggestions for you today that can help you to be a smart shopper and host!   Decorations on a Budget   Decorating for me is such a fun whimsy. Candles, flowers, wreaths, signs, table settings... There’s so much to think about. I find it very manageable and affordable if I find some staple pieces that can last me a couple holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year.  …