Recipes

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

A simple baked (or grilled!) side vegetable starring fresh summer produce and simple, budget-friendly ingredients.

How to Make Homemade Yogurt in the Instant Pot (Video Tutorial)

How to Make Homemade Yogurt in the Instant Pot (Video Tutorial)

Instant Pot yogurt is the simplest, least-fussy way I know how to make homemade yogurt. Learn how with this video tutorial, recipe, step-by-step photos, and tips!

Simple Summer Fruit Tart (Made with Real Food)

Simple Summer Fruit Tart (Made with Real Food)

This simple tart recipe is a perfect budget-friendly real food dessert – made with minimal sugar, loaded with fruit, whole grains, and topped with lightly sweetened yogurt and fresh mint.

3-Ingredient Frozen Berry Whip

3-Ingredient Frozen Berry Whip

Berry Whip is a refreshing, high-protein alternative to store-bought frozen desserts that is budget-friendly, takes minimal effort, and only uses 3 ingredients.

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.