Tag: Summer

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

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

Reading Time: 4 min 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…

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

The Salad the Guys Will Eat (Caesar Salad Dressing)

Reading Time: 4 min 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 the…

Mostly Meatless Nacho Dip (Vegan Version too!)

Mostly Meatless Nacho Dip (Vegan Version too!)

Reading Time: 3 min   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…

How to Make Really Frugal Hummus

How to Make Really Frugal Hummus

Reading Time: 3 min   Homemade hummus is easy and frugal except for two ingredients: Tahini and Chick Peas (or Garbanzo beans). It’s not that they are incredibly difficult to find. You can hit the health food store, and in some places, even Walmart carries them. However, in many places,…

Overnight Oats for a Crowd

Overnight Oats for a Crowd

Reading Time: 4 min Overnight oats are brilliant! Convenient, simple, wholesome. But when you are feeding lots of people, those individual jars are too tedious. Here is our simple hack and some of our favorite recipes. This recipe contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you…

Oat & Berry Bars (Frugal, Vegan, Low Sugar)

Oat & Berry Bars (Frugal, Vegan, Low Sugar)

Reading Time: 4 min   This post contains an affiliate link, which means I receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using the links. You can view my full disclosure policy here.   Before my crunchy people jump all over me, read this, because it makes these breakfast bars…

How to Make Cheap Smoothies

How to Make Cheap Smoothies

Reading Time: 7 min Frugal hacks to help you get the most out of your smoothies and your grocery budget. Includes tips on freezing produce (oranges, anyone?), which vegetables go well in smoothies, and more.

Simple & Frugal Roasted Okra

Simple & Frugal Roasted Okra

Reading Time: 3 min   As a rule, I think okra is gross. I also think it’s miraculous. Have you ever cut into it? 3 seconds into chopping okra, you know you’ve made a terrible mistake. It’s slimy, sticky, and hairy – 3 words I never intentionally associate with…