Food/Recipes

Cheap and Easy Desserts

  With the holidays fast approaching and more invitations to get together with friends and family, it got me thinking about what to bring to the next gathering, or just View More...
 

Fall Football Food

Getting together for the big game doesn’t have to stress you or your wallet out. Let’s face it, getting together is fun, but the dent it makes in your pocket View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101: Chapter 7

Whipped Jell-O Pie adapated from church cookbooks across the Nation… I absolutely love this cool treat in the summer time. It sort of resembles that weird dessert Aunt Mildred always View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101 (Chapter 6)

Beef Stroganoff  Adapted from AllRecipes.com As a kid, I thought beef stroganoff was disgusting, but now it’s one of my favorite comfort foods. After all, it does have cream cheese View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101 (Chapter 5)

Cream Cheese Quesadillas Thanks to my 7th grade home economics class, I have enjoyed this easy recipe over and over again. This works as a side dish or main meal. View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101 (Chapter 4)

Avocado Pasta This is a quick 15-minute meal that’s a recent addition to my recipe box. It makes 2 servings, which is perfect for a shared dinner or personal dinner-lunch combo. View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101 (Chapter 3)

Creamy Chicken and Noodles Dare I say that this quick and easy comfort food is the recipe of an ex-boyfriend’s mom? While the relationship didn’t last, this 15-minute meal will View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101 (Chapter 2)

You know what I hate? Throwing away expired groceries. Usually, it’s a matter of not using the whole portion in time, but sometimes I have the awful task of throwing View More...
 

The Restaurant Challenge: Beginning Stats

Alright, blog followers… I’ve listed the starting spending averages for our Financial Diet participants. Read ‘em and weep. THE BEGINNING Participant Avg. Spent Amanda C.  $166.96 Cate R. $150.00 Amanda View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101: Ramen Noodle Ins and Outs (Chapter 6)

Why not put a twist on your 7 layer holiday salad this season?  Monotony can be boring, add a little Ramen, and it can be fun!  Here’s what you’ll need: View More...