2-Ingredient Creamy Salsa Dip

2-Ingredient Creamy Salsa Dip

Reading Time: 2 min   Possibly the easiest crowd-pleasing real food dip, creamy salsa was my mother’s go-to party snack. No fuss, no measurements, a step above plain salsa and chips, and sure to please the pickiest eaters. Want to bring something easy to the Superbowl that’s NOT loaded 

Frugal, Real Food Buffalo Chicken Dip

Frugal, Real Food Buffalo Chicken Dip

Reading Time: 2 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 

Budget-Friendly No-Bake Energy Bars

Budget-Friendly No-Bake Energy Bars

Reading Time: 4 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. The thing about saving money and eating healthy is all the cooking. I like cooking. But I 

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 make 

How to Make Really Frugal Hummus

How to Make Really Frugal Hummus

Reading Time: 2 min   Homemade hummus is easy and frugal except for two ingredients: Tahini and Chick Peas (or Garbanzo beans). It’s not that they are incredibly difficult to find. You can hit the health food store, and in some places, even Walmart carries them. However, in many places, 

Chocolate “Juicing Muffins” (With Carrot Cake Variation)

Chocolate “Juicing Muffins” (With Carrot Cake Variation)

Reading Time: 3 min Easy Chocolate Muffins made from leftover juicing pulp. I also included a carrot cake version and drop biscuit method for easier cleanup! Dairy-free, egg-free, and vegan options. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Earlier this week, I shared that I 

Oat & Berry Bars (Frugal, Vegan, Low Sugar)

Oat & Berry Bars (Frugal, Vegan, Low Sugar)

Reading Time: 3 min   This post contains an affiliate link, which means I receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using the links. You can view my full disclosure policy here.   Before my crunchy people jump all over me, read this, because it makes these breakfast bars 

How to Make Cheap Smoothies

How to Make Cheap Smoothies

Reading Time: 7 min Frugal hacks to help you get the most out of your smoothies and your grocery budget. Includes tips on freezing produce (oranges, anyone?), which vegetables go well in smoothies, and more.