Cook the Perfect Chicken Breast in 10 Minutes

Cook the Perfect Chicken Breast in 10 Minutes

Reading Time: 6 min 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.

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Reading Time: 8 min 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! This…

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

How to Cook A Whole Chicken in Under One Hour

Reading Time: 2 min   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

Reading Time: 4 min An easy, real food alternative to Chinese takeout! Only 9-ingredients and 30 minutes. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Truth: We love breaded fried Chinese takeout, but we almost never buy it. For obvious reasons. And unfortunately, many copycat recipes…

Cumin Beans &  Cornbread

Cumin Beans & Cornbread

Reading Time: 5 min 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…

Hamburger Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot & Slow Cooker-Friendly)

Hamburger Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot & Slow Cooker-Friendly)

Reading Time: 6 min If you’re a frugal cook, you need a Hamburger Vegetable Soup recipe. Easy to adapt to any eating-style: vegetarian, paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, dairy-free. And it’s loaded with inexpensive but flavorful ingredients. Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Stovetop, and Freezer instructions included! This post may contain affiliate…

Easy, Frugal Potato Peel Soup

Easy, Frugal Potato Peel Soup

Reading Time: 4 min Need a budget-friendly dinner idea that helps you use what you have and prevent food waste? This soup tastes like potato soup, but it’s made with the scraps! Real food and delicious. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. As cheapskate…

Picadillo (Mexican Beef & Potato Stew)

Picadillo (Mexican Beef & Potato Stew)

Reading Time: 4 min An authentic, frugal, hearty, ground beef staple that uses a few ingredients and costs pennies per serving. Picadillo is also gluten-free, dairy-free and Whole30 approved!