Tag: Soups & Stews

5-Minute Bone Broth: 3 Ways

5-Minute Bone Broth: 3 Ways

A simple, no-fuss process to make nourishing, practically free bone broth in 3 ways: on the stovetop, in the slow cooker, or in your Instant Pot.

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

Cook with Dry Beans: Simple White Bean Chili

  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! […]

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 […]

Easy, Frugal Potato Peel Soup

Easy, Frugal Potato Peel Soup

  As cheapskate cooks, one of our goals is to never ever waste food. Over the years, this meant I saved all the onion skins and celery leaves and simmered them into vegetable broth. I whirred carrots tops together with garlic and nuts and made pesto. […]

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 […]

10-Minute Homemade Tomato Soup

10-Minute Homemade Tomato Soup

  Like many of us,  I grew up on canned tomato soup and grilled cheese. It was one of the first dinners I learned how to make. Do you remember learning how to use the can opener as a kid? Squeezing hard enough to pierce the […]