Tag: Dinner

Githeri (Kenyan Corn & Beans) Recipe

Githeri (Kenyan Corn & Beans) Recipe

Reading Time: 3 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.

Our Favorite Budget-Friendly Salad

Our Favorite Budget-Friendly Salad

Reading Time: 5 min Our go-to salad is a combination of the vegetables we love best and the ones that cost the least amount of money. Get our budget-friendly salad formula below!

Easy, Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Easy, Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Reading Time: 6 min These stuffed tomatoes are an easy, beautiful, budget-friendly summertime dish made with melty cheese, whole-grain bread, and summer produce! Use this recipe for a frugal side dish or even more frugal main dish! Includes a dairy-free and vegan option.

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Cajun Sausage, Beans & Rice

Reading Time: 5 min This fast, easy dinner costs around $4 and feeds 4-6 people. It’s flavorful, filling, a little spicy, and you probably have most of the ingredients in your cupboards!

Instant Pot Turmeric-Spiced Chicken (Slow Cooker Version!)

Instant Pot Turmeric-Spiced Chicken (Slow Cooker Version!)

Reading Time: 2 min This Turmeric-Spiced Chicken recipe is naturally gluten-free, and you can make it all kinds of frugal, simple, and even dairy-free! It’s an easy, creamy, flavorful Instant Pot chicken dish infused with turmeric and ready to serve over rice and veggies.

Real Food, Mess-Free Fried Chicken

Real Food, Mess-Free Fried Chicken

Reading Time: 7 min A budget-friendly way to replace the drive-thru cravings with real food, and simple ingredients. Plus tips on keeping the kitchen tidy in the process! If you like this recipe, you might like my other simple dinner recipes here. This post may contain affiliate links. Read…

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

Reading Time: 5 min A simple baked (or grilled!) side vegetable starring fresh summer produce and simple, budget-friendly ingredients.

Simple Autumn Spring Mix Salad

Simple Autumn Spring Mix Salad

Reading Time: 4 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!     I took a poll. No one likes spring mix…