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 

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Reading Time: 2 min For some reason, we feel the need to improve upon perfection. Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is basically the perfect comfort food. It has pasta, melted cheese, salt, and it’s ready in less than 20 minutes. But for some reason, people try to ruin it with 

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

Reading Time: 2 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 of 

Easy Marinara Sauce

Easy Marinara Sauce

Reading Time: 2 min I grew up on cheap canned pasta sauce. Not jarred – canned – and I’m not complaining. Jarred doesn’t taste right. Canned was delicious. Spaghetti was a weekly meal at my house. I would say it’s because we’re Italian, but the truth is it was 

Simple Broccoli & Parmesan Noodles

Simple Broccoli & Parmesan Noodles

Reading Time: 2 min This quick, frugal dinner is loaded with the good stuff – vegetables, pasta, chicken (or steak!) – and you can use 1 chicken breast to feed up to 6 people!     I grew up with this dish. When my friend’s mom first served it,