Side Dish

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

Reading Time: 5 min  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

Reading Time: 4 min  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 make […]

Crispy Baked Home Fries

Crispy Baked Home Fries

Reading Time: 5 min  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)

Reading Time: 4 min  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 […]

Cheap & Simple Nachos

Cheap & Simple Nachos

Reading Time: 2 min  Did you ever have junky days, growing up? 6 days of the week, my family tried to eat fairly healthy. Sundays were junky days. Fur lunch, we made nachos. Not loaded like Pioneer Woman makes. There was no meat, no hidden veggies, nothing redeeming […]

Frugal, Real Food Buffalo Chicken Dip

Frugal, Real Food Buffalo Chicken Dip

Reading Time: 3 min  This is the part where I’m supposed to draw you into the post with a fun story that has something to do with this recipe. But honestly, do we ever read this part? I mean, I try to make it entertaining. I try to […]