Easy Frittata (Or How to Use All the Vegetables in the Crisper Drawer)

Easy Frittata (Or How to Use All the Vegetables in the Crisper Drawer)

Reading Time: 3 min This easy frittata is gluten-free, dairy-free, and helps you use up all those veggies! No food waste! This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Frittata is like the green smoothie of baked egg dishes. It tastes good, and it tricks you…

Mostly Meatless Nacho Dip (Vegan Version too!)

Mostly Meatless Nacho Dip (Vegan Version too!)

Reading Time: 3 min   Is there anything more delicious than Americanized taco-food? I won’t call it Mexican food because that seems disrespectful. What we call Mexican food is just variations of America’s 5 favorite taco fillings smothered in cheese. No self-respecting person from Mexico would use taco seasoning or…

10-Minute Homemade Tomato Soup

10-Minute Homemade Tomato Soup

Reading Time: 3 min Like many of us,  I grew up on canned tomato soup and grilled cheese. It was one of the first dinners I learned how to make. Do you remember learning how to use the can opener as a kid? Squeezing hard enough to pierce the metal…

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

Reading Time: 3 min   The first year we were married, Chris and I lived in a 300 square-foot converted shed in someone’s backyard. Don’t worry, we had their permission. It had drywall, a bathroom – even two windows. It kinda had a kitchen. There was a fridge the size…

Garlicky Pizza Crust for 70 Cents

Garlicky Pizza Crust for 70 Cents

Reading Time: 4 min     Would you agree that a mother’s job is to help guide her kids into adult life? First, she keeps you alive when you’re tiny and helpless. Then she keeps you alive when you’re toddling around doing everything that can kill you – fingers…

Githeri (Kenyan Corn & Beans)

Githeri (Kenyan Corn & Beans)

Reading Time: 3 min   Kenyan Corns & Beans – if you’re looking for delicious, frugal, allergy-friendly recipes made with real food, look no further than the whole entire world. In America, it’s easy to feel discouraged about healthy, frugal eating – especially if you have food allergies. Our…

Easy, Frugal Mediterranean Platter

Easy, Frugal Mediterranean Platter

Reading Time: 3 min Need a simple, classy budget-friendly way to serve guests? This Meze Platter is the perfect summertime meal for entertaining! 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…

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Reading Time: 2 min   I first tasted Mediterranean food when I lived in Africa, of all places. We frequented a particular Lebanese restaurant, and every dish they served made my tastebuds dance. Fresh, tangy flavors and simple ingredients makes Mediterranean food the best of all the foods, in…