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Instant Pot Turmeric-Spiced Chicken (Slow Cooker Version!)

Instant Pot Turmeric-Spiced Chicken (Slow Cooker Version!)

This Turmeric-Spiced Chicken recipe is naturally gluten-free, and you can make it all kinds of frugal, simple, and even dairy-free! It’s an easy, creamy, flavorful Instant Pot chicken dish infused with turmeric and ready to serve over rice and veggies.

Real Food, Mess-Free Fried Chicken

Real Food, Mess-Free Fried Chicken

A budget-friendly way to replace the drive-thru cravings with real food, and simple ingredients. Plus tips on keeping the kitchen tidy in the process! If you like this recipe, you might like my other simple dinner recipes here. This post may contain affiliate links. Read […]

Cook the Perfect Chicken Breast in 10 Minutes

Cook the Perfect Chicken Breast in 10 Minutes

Tired of dry, tasteless chicken breast? Problem solved. In 10 minutes, you can make the perfectly tender chicken breast of your dinner dreams.I’m cooking my way through Mark Bittman’s 1,000+ recipes in How to Cook Everything, and this is what we learned.

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.

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

  Learn to cook dry beans! White Bean Chili is comforting, inexpensive, simple, and full of real food. Instructions for Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, and Stovetop included. Add chicken to make white chicken chili, and the recipe includes gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and freezer storing tips! […]

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

  Let’s make dinner! Does cooking a whole chicken intimidate you? Or do you want to cook one, but you don’t have time to roast it for 2 hours? Also, let’s agree that slow cooker (and Instant Pot) chicken is great, but never tastes as […]

Easy Real Food Chinese Chicken & Veggies

Easy Real Food Chinese Chicken & Veggies

  An easy, real food alternative to Chinese takeout! Only 9-ingredients and 30 minutes.   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.   Truth: […]

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

  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 […]