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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 […]

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

  This fast, easy dinner 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 in your cupboards. It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free.     When a recipe appears from a […]

Cumin Beans &  Cornbread

Cumin Beans & Cornbread

Learn to cook dry beans with this simple recipe that is gluten-free and taught my family to love a bowl of beans. Cumin beans are to make on the stove top, in the slow cooker, or with your Instant Pot, you can feed 6 people […]