#CheapskateWhole30: Did We Stay Under Budget?

#CheapskateWhole30: Did We Stay Under Budget?

Reading Time: 6 min   All of our tips about saving money while on Whole30. Our family of 5 tried to eat an all paleo, Whole30 diet while keeping our grocery budget under the national average. Here’s what happened.     After our initial panic, the next 10 days…

How to Save the MOST money on Whole30

How to Save the MOST money on Whole30

Reading Time: 6 min   Our goal was to save as much money as possible while on Whole30. As a growing family of 5 big eaters, using all of these strategies saved us A LOT of money. If you’re going to try Whole30 on a tight budget, these frugal tips…

Deeply Flavorful Baked Sweet Potatoes

Deeply Flavorful Baked Sweet Potatoes

Reading Time: 4 min An extra-flavorful, easy way to make baked sweet potatoes even better. Whole30, paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free, CHEAP, and just plain good. The best baked sweet potatoes I’ve ever had. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. For a while, I called these…

What to Serve Guests When You’re on Whole30

What to Serve Guests When You’re on Whole30

Reading Time: 4 min   When you’re on Whole30, serving guests is tricky. Here are 3 “normal,” frugal meal ideas that are Whole30 approved and that guests will love!     We’ve had several dinner guests while on our frugal Whole30. Normally when we serve guests, I make a…

Cheapskate Whole30: Surprising Challenges

Cheapskate Whole30: Surprising Challenges

Reading Time: 6 min   Panic. The first word that comes to mind at this point is probably the least helpful and most discouraging. I expected a little bit of a learning curve jumping into Whole30. It delivered. A Few Unforeseen Challenges:  Whole30 for the Whole Family Because we’re…

#CheapskateWhole30: Start Here

#CheapskateWhole30: Start Here

Reading Time: 4 min   Last week we started Whole 30. While I’m a skeptic at best when it comes to fad diets and extreme eating methods, this was a long time coming. Bullet List Backstory No one starts Whole30 just for fun. Although the financial implications of a paleo…

5-Ingredient Homemade Sausage

5-Ingredient Homemade Sausage

Reading Time: 4 min Sausage makes everything taste better – and this easy recipe turns inexpensive ground meat into savory sausage with 5 ingredients you probably already have. Gluten-free and sugar-free too! This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. If sausage isn’t one of your…