• 18 Frugal Plant-Based Breakfast Recipes

    If there’s ever a time to hop on the frugal food train, it’s now.  Although we are a certified frugal household, we are honoring the plant-based and broke movement even more. With uncertainty looming in the air and anxieties running high, it makes sense for us to hold back and make things stretch. …

  • crispy baked potato wedges fries

    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

    Now that we have our cheap food essentials, it’s time crank up the oven and cook up crispy baked potato wedges.  Potatoes are one of the more affordable and long-lasting vegetables you can keep around in your kitchen. Besides, they are great candidates for snack time.  …

  • Two slices of whole wheat toast topped with cooked mushrooms and kale

    Kale and Mushroom Breakfast Toast

    I open my fridge and what do I see? Bread, kale, and mushrooms.  And that’s exactly what I planned to have for breakfast this morning. Actually, the mushrooms were my partner’s but, you know, sharing is caring. Although I enjoy common mushrooms, cremini mushrooms are on another level when it comes to texture. …

  • Affordable Food To Buy During An Emergency

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading globally, this weekend’s grocery shop was chaotic, nerve-wracking, and concerning.  With my regular shopping list handy, I groaned just thinking about the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd at the grocery store. I was right – once I arrived in front of the mechanical sliding doors at Trader Joe’s, I saw the crowd gasping for air whilst swimming up to grab the last of the dry food items. …

  • Parchment Paper vs Wax Paper

    Parchment paper and wax paper might look the same, but they can either make or break your food creations. There are some key differences to take note of.  So, what’s the difference between parchment paper and wax paper, anyway? Let’s get down to the details of parchment paper vs wax paper. …