Appetizers & Party Food

Vegan Garlic Ginger Wontons-$4.83 recipe/$0.14 a wonton

If you’re looking for the perfect party food for vegan and non-vegan guests alike these creamy wontons totally hit the spot. This recipe makes a whopping 35 wontons and can be served with a variety of sauces- I used teriyaki, but you could also serve them with duck sauce, chili oil, or soy sauce. Folding… Continue reading Vegan Garlic Ginger Wontons-$4.83 recipe/$0.14 a wonton

Weekly Grocery Update

Weekly Grocery Update: What I Spent, Bought, & Ate (1.27.2016)

Last week I spent $400 on groceries. That’s kind of a joke because as some of you know I just did a huge bulk shopping trip, so I’m currently in month one of my pantry rotation plan. After a major bulk trip I keep my weekly grocery costs razor thin, shooting for $15 as a… Continue reading Weekly Grocery Update: What I Spent, Bought, & Ate (1.27.2016)

My Little Apartment

The Learning Annex: Look Inside My Small NYC Apartment

I’ve posted pictures of our 474 square foot NYC apartment before, but while I’ve covered our kitchen, bathroom, living room, and bedroom I’ve never gotten around to showing our second bedroom, which we’ve coined “The Learning Annex”. Part of the reason I’ve been so slow to post this part of our apartment is because frankly… Continue reading The Learning Annex: Look Inside My Small NYC Apartment

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Banish Kitchen Waste: How to Rotate Pantry Items & A Peek at My Bulk Shopping Trip

I haven’t posted a weekly grocery update in a while because I’ve been relying heavily on my pantry. To maintain a well stocked kitchen (that saves you a lot of money) you have to rotate items and minimize waste wherever you can. My last regular weekly shopping trip was on December 18th! After that I… Continue reading Banish Kitchen Waste: How to Rotate Pantry Items & A Peek at My Bulk Shopping Trip

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Your Takeout or Your Life? Face The Facts & Slash Your Food Budget!

  In honor of the new year I want to encourage everyone out there to take control of their finances and save, save, save! One of the easiest and fastest ways to immediately boost your savings is to cut your food budget. When people ask me for my number one frugal tip that’s what I tell them,… Continue reading Your Takeout or Your Life? Face The Facts & Slash Your Food Budget!