A simple baked (or grilled!) side vegetable starring fresh summer produce and simple, budget-friendly ingredients.
Our go-to salad is a combination of the vegetables we love the best and the ones that costs the least amount of money. Get our formula below! These days, at least once a day, we eat salad. As my kids grew older, I started serving the fixings buffet-style. They top and dress their salads as desired. For us, this method makes it more fun and crowd-pleasing.
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 […]
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. Add chicken to make white chicken chili, and the recipe includes gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and freezer storing tips! […]
Let’s make dinner! Does cooking a whole chicken intimidate you? Or do you want to cook one, but you don’t have time to roast it for 2 hours? Also, let’s agree that slow cooker (and Instant Pot) chicken is great, but never tastes as […]
An easy, beautiful summertime dish made with melty cheese, whole-grain bread, and stuffed summer produce. Makes a frugal side dish or even more frugal main dish! Includes a dairy-free and vegan option. This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a […]
An extra-flavorful, easy way to make baked sweet potatoes even better. Whole30, paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free, CHEAP, and just plain good. The best baked sweet potatoes I’ve ever had. This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you […]
These healthier home fries are baked, not fried. They’re drizzled with healthy fats, tossed with garlic and paprika, and work perfectly for breakfast as well as dinner. This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you make […]