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Marla Walters

Marla is a Human Resources manager. She is also the Food and Dining Writer for Bigislandnow.com and edits cookbooks for Island Heritage Publishing.

Latest articles by Marla Walters

10 Frugal and Delicious Meals to Make With Your Kids

Get your kids started early on healthy and frugal habits like cooking at home — and save yourself some effort at meal time. It's win-win, yum!

11 Delicious Dishes You Can Make With a Can of Tomato Soup

A can of tomato soup can go a long way. Take yours beyond a bowl of soup with these delicious and clever recipe ideas.

11 Delicious Raw Recipes to Try This Summer

The raw diet offers lots of nutrition, but getting raw right is trickier than it looks. Try these recipes to keep it simple — and fresh.

16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master

Mastering these core kitchen skills will have you eating better, saving time, and sticking to your budget. They're easy to learn, too!

These 10 Simple Swaps Will Make Your Baking So Much Better

Next time you find yourself short on butter, oil, or other pantry-staples mid-recipe, one of these tasty swaps just might save the day.

10 Delicious Ways to Save Stale Bread

Stale bread might seem like it's destined for the trash, but here's how to turn it into delicious treasure instead.

10 Delicious and Frugal Power Bowls You Want Right Now

If you weren't already hungry, these delicious and trendy power bowls will make your stomach all kinds of growly.

10 Delicious Tater Tot Recipes

Plain tater tots are practically pure potato-fection. But just wait until you taste these delicious dressed up tots!

Is a Farm Share a Smart Buy for Your Household?

Fresh, local produce is available to you via CSA share. Are these worth the money for your household?

15 Delicious and Easy Ways to Enjoy Canned Peaches

Skip the transition from winter to spring by fast-forwarding to warm summer days via a can of sweet and delicious peaches.

25 Purchases You'll Never Regret

Buyer's remorse usually follows close behind the purchases you make — especially big ones. But for these buys, know that you've done the right thing.

10 Cheap and Easy Meals That Make Even Better Leftovers

Just like a fine wine, some leftover foods get better with age. Nosh on these easy meals the next day for optimal deliciousness.

15 Ways to Make Brown Bagging It Better Than Buying Lunch

You know bringing your own lunch can save you tons — but bleh. Make your midday meal a real reward and you'll win twice.

20 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Cheap Spring Roll Wrappers at Every Meal

Egg rolls are the new burritos. And no matter what's inside, it's delicious.

5 Ways to Restart Your Resolutions This Spring

Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.

15 Great Jobs That Don't Pay Much

Money isn't everything — especially if you have a job that rewards you in ways dollars can't touch.

Stock These 20 Frugal Foods for Tough Financial Times

Whether you're trimming your grocery budget or your grocery budget is trimming you, these cheap eats will see you through lean times.

9 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Weekly Grocery Budget

Give your grocery list a modest makeover and you can save BIG.

20 Surprisingly Delicious Squash Recipes

It's winter-time and that means fresh squash — and plenty of it. When life gives you squash, make pancakes — and lots more besides!

10 Easy, Delicious Canned Cranberry Recipes

An abundance of leftover canned cranberry just may be your ticket to a new, delicious dish. Stock up and enjoy cranberry year 'round!