Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Reading Time: 3 min This fast, easy dinner costs around $4 and feeds 4-6 people. It’s flavorful, filling, a little spicy, and you probably have most of the ingredients in your cupboards!

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

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

Reading Time: 2 min 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

Reading Time: 6 min 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

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.

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: 3 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: 3 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: 4 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