Recipes

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

Reading Time: 5 min  An easy, beautiful summertime dish made with melty cheese, whole-grain bread, and stuffed summer produce. Makes a frugal side dish or even more frugal main dish! Includes a dairy-free and vegan option.     This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a […]

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 contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you make […]

Crispy Baked Home Fries

Crispy Baked Home Fries

Reading Time: 5 min  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. If you need a cheap real food that keeps stomachs full without much fuss, potatoes are […]

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Reading Time: 2 min  When a recipe appears from a mishmash of whatever’s in your pantry, it’s a keeper. This Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice costs around $4 and feeds 4-6 people. It’s flavorful, filling, a little spicy, and besides the kielbasa, you probably already have the ingredients […]

The Only Pancake Recipe You Need

The Only Pancake Recipe You Need

Reading Time: 5 min  A classic pancake recipe with a twist – use it with whole grain, white, or sprouted flour – whatever works for you! Optional overnight soaking step. No sugar, and it comes with a dairy-free option!     (This post contains an affiliate link, which […]

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

Reading Time: 4 min  It’s just a Caesar salad. But the dressing makes all the difference. It takes about 3 minutes to shake together. If it makes my brothers and dad will eat a mixing bowl of salad, it’s worth the extra effort to me. I think it’ll be […]