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How to Make Really Frugal Hummus

How to Make Really Frugal Hummus

Reading Time: 2 min  Homemade hummus is easy and frugal except for two ingredients: Tahini and Chick Peas (or Garbanzo beans). It’s not that they are incredibly difficult to find. You can hit the health food store, and in some places, even Walmart carries them. However, in many places, […]

Simple & Frugal Roasted Okra

Simple & Frugal Roasted Okra

Reading Time: 2 min  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

Reading Time: 2 minThis 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

Reading Time: 2 min  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 […]