Easy Cowboy Caviar (Corn-Free)

Easy Cowboy Caviar (Corn-Free)

Reading Time: 6 min Cowboy caviar, also called cowboy salad, is a hearty, zesty bean dip loaded with veggies and dressed in a vinaigrette. Here’s our favorite, easy, real food recipe.

Easy Bread Recipe (for sandwich bread, rolls, pizza, cinnamon rolls, braid, etc.)

Easy Bread Recipe (for sandwich bread, rolls, pizza, cinnamon rolls, braid, etc.)

Reading Time: 8 min Use this easy bread recipe for everything – sandwich bread, rolls, pizza, cinnamon rolls, braids – you name it! I’ve been making this one for almost 20 years, and it’s our favorite when we need an unfussy loaf.

Mix-in-the-Pan Fruit & Oat Bars

Mix-in-the-Pan Fruit & Oat Bars

Reading Time: 3 min Looking for an easy real food dessert? These mix-in-the-pan fruit and oat bars are easy to make, budget-friendly, and allergy-friendly! Try them with ice cream or eat them for breakfast the next day – if there are any left, of course.

Simple Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Simple Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Reading Time: 3 min Need a hearty, flavorful, meatless dinner? Lentil Shepherds Pie is simple to make (one hour start to finish!), made with real food, and you can make it vegan or add some meat and use the lentils to stretch it!

Spring Mix Salad (Balsamic Vinaigrette Fall Salad)

Spring Mix Salad (Balsamic Vinaigrette Fall Salad)

Reading Time: 3 min This spring mix salad is perfect for the cooler seasons and is one of my favorites to serve guests and family. Dress it up with chicken or salmon to make it a full meal!

Clean Eating Freezer Chocolate Recipe

Clean Eating Freezer Chocolate Recipe

Reading Time: 7 min Here’s a 5-ingredient, 5-minute clean eating dessert recipe! Freezer chocolate is like a healthier, more budget-friendly chocolate bar that you feel great about eating.

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Reading Time: 5 min Learn to cook dry beans! White Bean Chili is comforting, inexpensive, simple, and full of real food. Instructions for Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, and Stovetop included.

Githeri (Kenyan Corn & Beans) Recipe

Githeri (Kenyan Corn & Beans) Recipe

Reading Time: 4 min This East African inspired dinner is frugal, easy to prepare, and loaded with real food. It’s also vegan, vegetarian, freezer-friendly, dairy-free, and gluten-free.