Oat & Berry Bars (Frugal, Vegan, Low Sugar)

Oat & Berry Bars (Frugal, Vegan, Low Sugar)

  Before my crunchy people jump all over me, read this, because it makes these breakfast bars more frugal: Why Low-Fat? While I think healthy fats are vital to a healthy life, there’s always some question in the modern world about what those fats actually […]

How to Make Cheap Smoothies

How to Make Cheap Smoothies

    For a long time, smoothies = extravagance in our home. Drinking one for breakfast meant I did a killer job stretching the grocery budget, and we could actually afford frozen fruit and other luxuries. As a result, I got a lot of practice […]

Simple & Frugal Roasted Okra

Simple & Frugal Roasted Okra

  As a rule, I think okra is gross. I also think it’s miraculous. Have you ever cut into it? 3 seconds into chopping okra, you know you’ve made a terrible mistake. It’s slimy, sticky, and hairy – 3 words I never intentionally associate with […]

Easy, Frugal Mediterranean Platter

Easy, Frugal Mediterranean Platter

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using the links. You can view my full disclosure policy here.   I’m tired of fighting nature. For some reason, in the summer I forget that turning on the […]

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  I first tasted Mediterranean food when I lived in Africa, of all places. We frequented a particular Lebanese restaurant, and every dish they served made my tastebuds dance. Fresh, tangy flavors and simple ingredients makes Mediterranean food the best of all the foods, in […]