Tag: Summer

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

Baked Summer Vegetable Medley (Easy Ratatouille)

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

Simple Summer Fruit Tart (Made with Real Food)

Simple Summer Fruit Tart (Made with Real Food)

This simple tart recipe is a perfect budget-friendly real food dessert – made with minimal sugar, loaded with fruit, whole grains, and topped with lightly sweetened yogurt and fresh mint.

3-Ingredient Frozen Berry Whip

3-Ingredient Frozen Berry Whip

Berry Whip is a refreshing, high-protein alternative to store-bought frozen desserts that is budget-friendly, takes minimal effort, and only uses 3 ingredients.

Our Favorite (Stupid Simple) Salad

Our Favorite (Stupid Simple) Salad

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.

Cheap & Simple Guacamole (& How to Store It!)

Cheap & Simple Guacamole (& How to Store It!)

A frugal guacamole recipe you can make with ingredients you probably already have at home! Plus how to store guacamole without turning it brown. Guacamole is one of those foods that I eat all the time, but I don’t eat it the right way. Know […]

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes

  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 […]

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

  It’s just a Caesar salad. But the dressing makes all the difference. It takes about 3 minutes to shake together. If it makes my brothers and dad will eat a mixing bowl of salad, it’s worth the extra effort to me. I think it’ll be […]

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 […]