Category Archives: frugal eats

Recipes that don’t cost much to make!

Smokey Chili Lime Pasta Salad #meatless

I love taking pasta salads for my lunches during the week – they are typically good hot or cold, and make for a very satisfying lunch.  Plus, they typically have your grains, vegetables, and protein all rolled in to one delicious meal! This one got … Continue reading

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Easy Enchilada Sauce

This enchilada sauce comes together quickly and tastes so much better than what you get at the store!  Adjust the chili powder depending on how much heat you like.  INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 (28-ounce) … Continue reading

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Siracha-Miso Baked Tofu

I love it when I find a great tofu marinade – tofu does such a great job of soaking up flavors, the marinade is really important.  This is a sweet-spicy combo that will have you munching on bites of tofu … Continue reading

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Black Beans and Rice

Hope you had a wonderful Cinco de Mayo! For me, it’s a great excuse to eat wonderful Mexican food. Mexican food is always a staple for me – it’s full of flavor, and easy to make healthy dishes. Here is … Continue reading

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Red Curry Vegetable Soup

Although Spring is trying to push its way in, we’re still having plenty of cold days to deal with! Although this soup has curry in it, to me the curry mainly adds warm notes. This is great to pack for … Continue reading

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Stuck at Home Crock Pot Tomato Soup

Since Tuesday, we’ve been stuck at home due to icy conditions. When I stay stuck, I really mean stuck! We live on an island, and the bridge going in and out was closed to all traffic. Which also meant that … Continue reading

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White Bean and Kale Soup

When the weather is cold like this, there is nothing better than a nice bowl of soup. Even better when the soup tastes great and is good for you! This is a wonderful soup to start the New Year off … Continue reading

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Mexican Quinoa Salad #vegan

Made from fresh vegetables and whole grain quinoa, this dish is highly-nutritious and makes a delicious picnic or potluck dish. Even better, it’s simple to throw together! Ingredients 3 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup uncooked) 1/3 cup diced red onion … Continue reading

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Chipotle Peach Potatoes

These potatoes are absolutely addictive! Feel free to use any dried fruit you’d like – the sweetness of the fruit combined with the spiciness of the chipotle is a great combo!  Great dish to bring to potlucks, and really easy … Continue reading

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Mexican Quinoa Salad

Made with vegetables and whole grain quinoa, this dish is highly-nutritious and makes a delicious picnic or potluck dish. Even better, it’s simple to throw together! Ingredients 3 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup uncooked) 1/3 cup diced red onion 1 … Continue reading

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