I believe everyone should have access to nutritious and delicious meals, no matter what kind of budget you're on or how much time you have. My recipes are pretty quick to pull off, don't require a ton of kitchen skills, and stay within (or under!) the USDA’s low-cost food plan budget of about $9 per adult per day. Let's get cookin'!
Whether you're in need of a super fast pantry meal, show-stopping side, grab-and-go breakfast, or something sweet to help you chillax, these tried and true recipes have you covered:
It's Soup Season!
Get cozy this winter by whipping up a batch of your favorite soup. They're fast, easy, and super economical!
Valentine's Day Favorites
Show your honey some love with some of these sweet homemade treats and delectable date night dinners.
- Coeur à la Crème with Raspberry Amaretto Sauce | The O.G. Crustless Cheesecake
- Spicy Aztec Sipping Chocolate
- Oat Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Easy, Inexpensive DIY Wedding Cake
- Red Wine Braised Short Ribs with Parmesan Polenta
- Instant Pot Beef Stew with Bacon
- Easy Chicken Divan Casserole
- Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Raisin Pan Sauce
Game Day Favorites
Get ready to host your nearest and dearest for the big game. No matter who you're rooting for, these tasty snacks are sure to impress!
Fast & Easy Recipes
Just because you're busy doesn't mean a homemade meal is out of the question. Here are some of my favorite simple dishes to get you fed without any fuss:
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New & Recently Updated Posts
Here's a combination of my newest content, and older posts that I have recently revised. When my readers ask questions, I do my best to answer them! As a result, some of my posts will be updated periodically to reflect any new information I've gathered for you.
I don't have the budget for takeout, but I want to eat delicious things every. single. day. Here are some of my favorite recipes that are particularly easy on your wallet:
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If you have a sweet tooth but are trying to walk the straight and narrow, I feel ya. Here are some of my favorite treats that aren't total cheats:
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Whether you need something tasty to bring to your next potluck, or just need a little something extra on the dinner table tonight, my favorite sides will give the main dish a run for its money:
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