The $10 Food Day #3

The $10 Food Day #3: Sticking To a $10 Food Budget

Are you convinced yet? Convinced that you can feed your family for less than $10 a day? It’s true and it’s not as hard as you think. If you’re new to my $10 Food...

Pizza-style polenta recipe

The $10 Food Day #3: Pizza-Style Polenta Recipe

For some crazy reason, I had never made homemade polenta before. That’s definitely going to change, now that I know how cheap and easy it is to make at home. I call this...

Leftover pie crust cookies recipe

The $10 Food Day #3: Leftover Pie Crust Cookies Recipe

I’m sure these cookies are familiar to many of you. Back in the day, I remember my mom making these cookies whenever she would make pies and have leftover crust. I thought they...

Black bean soup recipe with orange jalapeno salsa

The $10 Food Day #3: Black Bean Soup With Orange-Jalapeño Salsa

Last summer, I had the opportunity to meet Michael Natkin, author of the popular vegetarian cooking blog Herbivoracious. I got a copy of his cookbook, which I have greatly enjoyed reading through over...

Banana and egg pancakes recipe

The $10 Food Day #3: Banana and Egg Pancakes Recipe

Sticking to a $10-a-day food budget just got a whole lot easier. Enter these two-ingredient banana and egg pancakes. If you’ve been following my other $10 Food Day posts (check out #1 and #2),...

Mall of America in Bloomington, MN

A Budget-Friendly Guide to the Mall of America: And a Chance to Win a $100 Gift Card!

Attention: The sweepstakes has ended as of 6/9/13. Congratulations to Jaime on winning the $100 gift card! Hey there! Today I am posting something a little different than usual : A frugal guide to...

Pecan pralines recipe

Pecan Pralines Recipe

I recently got back from a splendid vacation to North Carolina and South Carolina. Seven days – 1,300 miles – meandering our way down the coast with no set agenda and only one small...