Recipes

Our Favorite (Stupid Simple) Salad

Our Favorite (Stupid Simple) Salad

Our go-to salad is a combination of the vegetables we love the best and the ones that costs the least amount of money. Get our formula below! These days, at least once a day, we eat salad. As my kids grew older, I started serving the fixings buffet-style. They top and dress their salads as desired. For us, this method makes it more fun and crowd-pleasing.

How to Eat More Veggies for Breakfast (& Spend Less!)

How to Eat More Veggies for Breakfast (& Spend Less!)

Want to start your day with more veggies – without breaking the bank? Here are some inexpensive ideas we use all the time. This a goal I make every now and then. It helps to increase my daily veggie intake, starts my day right, and retrains my tastebuds so they don’t exclusively crave sweet breakfasts.

Non-Crumbly Whole Grain Sandwich Bread

Non-Crumbly Whole Grain Sandwich Bread

An inexpensive whole grain bread that doesn’t crumble when you make sandwiches and is more friendly for gluten-sensitive stomachs.

Simple Blended Greek Dressing

Simple Blended Greek Dressing

Why homemade salad dressing is worth it. Our favorite homemade salad dressing – it’s simple, flavorful, and loaded with clean ingredients. 

Learn to Cook Dry Beans: 3 Ways

Learn to Cook Dry Beans: 3 Ways

3 Simple ways to cook dry beans from scratch using the stovetop, slow cooker, and Instant Pot. Plus our favorite bean recipes!

Smashed Avocado Toast

Smashed Avocado Toast

Healthy-food overwhelm is real. Especially when you’re on a tight budget. There is a place for a really well-crafted meal. But for daily life, I choose simple over well-crafted – like this simple, mashed Avocado Toast.