Tag: Beef

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

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

  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!   Because we try […]

Picadillo (Mexican Beef & Potato Stew)

Picadillo (Mexican Beef & Potato Stew)

  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!   This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using […]

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

  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!)

  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

  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!   If sausage isn’t one of your favorite foods, you must be a vegetarian. Seriously, sausage […]

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  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

  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 […]

The Only Beef You Need To Make

The Only Beef You Need To Make

  In order to streamline and simplify my meal prep, I cook a lot of meat ahead of time. It helps us save money and eat healthy every day because I’m not trying to make fresh meals every night. Kissing cousins to Chicken You Can Use With […]