Tag: Beef

Budget Burrito Bowls Recipe

Budget Burrito Bowls Recipe

Reading Time: 8 min Need an easy, budget-friendly, real food dinner? Burrito bowls are an allergy-friendly, plant-based pantry meal that even help you reduce food waste (who doesn’t love taco leftovers?!).

Hamburger Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot & Slow Cooker-Friendly)

Hamburger Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot & Slow Cooker-Friendly)

Reading Time: 6 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…

Picadillo (Mexican Beef & Potato Stew)

Picadillo (Mexican Beef & Potato Stew)

Reading Time: 4 min An authentic, frugal, hearty, ground beef staple that uses a few ingredients and costs pennies per serving. Picadillo is also gluten-free, dairy-free and Whole30 approved!

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Reading Time: 4 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…

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…

5-Ingredient Homemade Sausage

5-Ingredient Homemade Sausage

Reading Time: 4 min Sausage makes everything taste better – and this easy recipe turns inexpensive ground meat into savory sausage with 5 ingredients you probably already have. Gluten-free and sugar-free too! This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. If sausage isn’t one of your…

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Reading Time: 2 min   I first tasted Mediterranean food when I lived in Africa, of all places. We frequented a particular Lebanese restaurant, and every dish they served made my tastebuds dance. Fresh, tangy flavors and simple ingredients makes Mediterranean food the best of all the foods, in…

The Only All-Purpose Seasoning I Use

The Only All-Purpose Seasoning I Use

Reading Time: 2 min   I’m not big on making my own seasoning. However, it’s cheaper and often better for you – no mysterious ingredients or “fillers“. So I have a few herbs and spices in my cupboard, and I make a few easy spice blends. One of my favorites is…