Side Dish

Simple Mediterranean Yellow Rice

Simple Mediterranean Yellow Rice

  Our favorite, simple recipe for yellow rice – with no artificial colors! Perfect with chicken, beef, fish, or vegetable curry – a savory, flavorful bed for any Meditteranean or Eastern-inspired dish.   This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if […]

Cheap & Simple Guacamole (& How to Store It!)

Cheap & Simple Guacamole (& How to Store It!)

A frugal guacamole recipe you can make with ingredients you probably already have at home! Plus how to store guacamole without turning it brown.     Guacamole is one of those foods that I eat all the time, but I don’t eat it the right […]

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 […]

Deeply Flavorful Baked Sweet Potatoes

Deeply Flavorful Baked Sweet Potatoes

  An extra-flavorful, easy way to make baked sweet potatoes even better. Whole30, paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free, CHEAP, and just plain good. The best baked sweet potatoes I’ve ever had.     This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you […]

Crispy Baked Home Fries

Crispy Baked Home Fries

  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. If you need a cheap real food that keeps stomachs full without much fuss, potatoes are […]

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

  It’s just a Caesar salad. But the dressing makes all the difference. It takes about 3 minutes to shake together. If it makes my brothers and dad will eat a mixing bowl of salad, it’s worth the extra effort to me. I think it’ll be […]