Make your own homemade Vaseline at home using all-natural products. From Cheap Recipe Blog.

DIY Body Products Made From Kitchen Ingredients

I have recently noticed a surge in popularity of DIY beauty and body products online. I follow many blogs that post formulas for homemade cosmetics, soaps, body lotions, etc. And I can’t get...

Black bean sloppy joe recipe, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Black Bean Sloppy Joes

Vegetarian sloppy joes? What the…? Trust me, my friends. These black bean sloppy joes are everything you want from a good vegetarian recipe. And from a sloppy joe, for that matter. They’re flavorful...

DIY lemon-sugar hand scrub, from Cheap Recipe Blog

DIY Lemon-Sugar Hand Scrub

I love going shopping for cosmetics and body products, but the cost of certain items astounds me. For example: Sugar and salt scrubs. Doing a quick Google research and landing on Sephora.com, I...

Homemade peanut butter is used to make these peanut butter cookies, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Peanut Butter Cookies (With Homemade Peanut Butter!)

Over the past couple of years, I have been more conscious of using ingredients that I already have on hand at home instead of buying more food at the grocery store.  This forces...

Strawberry granola, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Strawberry Granola

So far, my favorite culinary part of 2014 has been making my own granola at home. If you’ve never made homemade granola at home, you’re missing out. Here’s why: It’s super easy to...

Mango chicken naan bread pizza, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Mango Chicken Naan Pizza

I have international flavors on my mind, just in time for the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (one of my favorite events of the year) and an upcoming trip to Ireland. I...

Fried lemons, used in this lentil dip, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Lentil Dip With Fried Lemons

I decided to give up sweets this year for Lent. I also decided to give up telling white lies, so I feel it necessary to tell you that my sugar fast hasn’t been...