How to Freeze Celery & What to Do with the Leaves

How to Freeze Celery & What to Do with the Leaves

Reading Time: 1 min  Here’s a tip. You know when you bought all that celery because it was on sale? You know how you had to chop it into sticks and ended up with a giant pile of leaves and skinny yellow-ish pieces? Or maybe you didn’t eat […]

Save Money & Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Save Money & Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Reading Time: 3 min    The holidays used to give me a lot of anxiety. Between the traditional food everyone expects and the sugar influx that starts at Halloween, the holidays were a hot mess made of dollar signs and insulin. We were in a season where we ate […]

Easy, Frugal Potato Peel Soup

Easy, Frugal Potato Peel Soup

Reading Time: 3 min  As cheapskate cooks, one of our goals is to never ever waste food. Over the years, this meant I saved all the onion skins and celery leaves and simmered them into vegetable broth. I whirred carrots tops together with garlic and nuts and made pesto. […]

20 Frugal Holiday Dishes for When You’re Broke

20 Frugal Holiday Dishes for When You’re Broke

Reading Time: 4 min  We don’t ever plan on being broke for the holidays. We don’t plan on emergency medical bills, cars breaking down, or bankruptcy. But for some reason, those things love to happen in mid-autumn. You’re just gearing up for the holidays, and then life punches […]

Chocolate Chip Mookies (Muffins Made Cheap & Easy)

Chocolate Chip Mookies (Muffins Made Cheap & Easy)

Reading Time: 2 min  Once upon a time, there were these delightful breakfast carbs called muffins. You only had 3 problems with them: They didn’t have enough muffin-top, which everyone knows is the best part They were loaded with oil and sugar, so basically – bald cupcakes, not breakfast […]