Appetizers & Party Food · Entrees

Baked Cheesy Potato Broccoli Bites- $7.32 recipe/ $0.21 per patty

Like many of my favorite recipes this was the result of a craving and a wild idea that I had. I was hungry for something small and portable that was savory and creamy, but also chock full of fresh veggies! These are perfect as an entree, I served mine with homemade coleslaw and cucumber yogurt… Continue reading Baked Cheesy Potato Broccoli Bites- $7.32 recipe/ $0.21 per patty

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Three Pepper Tofu Lentil Burritos- $7.95 recipe/ $1.14 per burrito

This easy burrito filling is perfect if you’re looking to add a delicious vegetarian meal into your weekly rotation. I cook vegetarian meals several times a week and it saves us a lot of money! This is also a great meal for people looking to branch out into cooking lentils and tofu, but aren’t sure… Continue reading Three Pepper Tofu Lentil Burritos- $7.95 recipe/ $1.14 per burrito

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A Frugal Autumn Dinner For 6: Maple Chicken with Roasted Apples, Carrots, Garlic, and Celery- Plus a Side of Golden Couscous- $16.57 total/$2.76 per person

One of my favorite things about frugal living is entertaining. People tend to think that entertaining is expensive, but if you plan ahead, it’s always cheaper to entertain in your home than it is to go out. Imagine pairing this great dinner with three decent but cheap bottles of wine ($24.00), that puts your total… Continue reading A Frugal Autumn Dinner For 6: Maple Chicken with Roasted Apples, Carrots, Garlic, and Celery- Plus a Side of Golden Couscous- $16.57 total/$2.76 per person

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Vegan Summer Curry- $10.09 recipe/ $1.68 serving

This will fill your apartment with the best smell, and it’s an easy peasy way to get a nice hearty serving of vegetables. One of my favorite things about summer is making a million kinds of curry out of all the lovely fresh produce available. You can use any curry paste that you like, I… Continue reading Vegan Summer Curry- $10.09 recipe/ $1.68 serving

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Smokey Tempeh Tacos- $11.16 recipe/ $1.12 taco

These fantastic vegan tacos are a sure crowd pleaser!¬†Usually when I make things like tacos or salads, things that should be quick and easy, I go way overboard. I add in a dozen ingredients and toppings and things basically just get out of control. I really hit the nail on the head with this one… Continue reading Smokey Tempeh Tacos- $11.16 recipe/ $1.12 taco

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Mona’s Italian Meatballs And Marinara- $7.92 recipe/ $1.83 serving, or $0.61 meatball

If you’re a big fan of Italian meatballs, but you’re looking for something a little lighter on the calorie side, then this is the recipe for you! It’s an easy, simple, frugal, and quick recipe. Prep time included, it only takes 40 minutes. If you haven’t always loved ground turkey, do not dismay, I never… Continue reading Mona’s Italian Meatballs And Marinara- $7.92 recipe/ $1.83 serving, or $0.61 meatball

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Tomato Baked Eggs and Scalloped Sweet Potatoes -$2.40 recipe/$1.20 serving

Sometimes I just want to eat eggs for dinner! I love eggs, they are fast, easy, and you can prepare them a million different ways. Oven baked eggs have always been my favorite, this recipe makes two very large servings and is super filling. You can easily double or triple it for your family, and… Continue reading Tomato Baked Eggs and Scalloped Sweet Potatoes -$2.40 recipe/$1.20 serving