Condiments & Spices

Cheap & Simple Guacamole (& How to Store It!)

Cheap & Simple Guacamole (& How to Store It!)

A frugal guacamole recipe you can make with ingredients you probably already have at home! Plus how to store guacamole without turning it brown.     Guacamole is one of those foods that I eat all the time, but I don’t eat it the right […]

2-Ingredient Creamy Salsa Dip

2-Ingredient Creamy Salsa Dip

  Possibly the easiest crowd-pleasing real food dip, creamy salsa was my mother’s go-to party snack. No fuss, no measurements, a step above plain salsa and chips, and sure to please the pickiest eaters. Want to bring something easy to the Superbowl that’s NOT loaded […]

Clean & Cheap Pizza Sauce for 40 Cents

Clean & Cheap Pizza Sauce for 40 Cents

  I try to keep my recipe introductions short and to the point. I know what you do when you click on a recipe link. You probably didn’t even read this. You scrolled directly to the recipe to see if you actually have all the […]

Easy Marinara Sauce

Easy Marinara Sauce

  I grew up on cheap canned pasta sauce. Not jarred – canned – and I’m not complaining. Jarred doesn’t taste right. Canned was delicious. Spaghetti was a weekly meal at my house. I would say it’s because we’re Italian, but the truth is it […]

The Only All-Purpose Seasoning I Use

The Only All-Purpose Seasoning I Use

  I’m not big on making my own seasoning. However, it’s cheaper and often better for you – no mysterious ingredients or “fillers“. So I have a few herbs and spices in my cupboard, and I make a few easy spice blends. One of my favorites is […]