Cheap Food

15 Life Hacks for College Students (or Anyone Else Trying to Save Money)

Making ends is tough for students — or anybody else on a tight budget. Get inventive and start solving everyday problems without spending a lot.

21 Surprising and Delicious Ways to Cook Instant Ramen

Ramen is cheap, and these flavorful add-ins can make it healthier and/or tastier. Try one tonight!

15 Cheap Staple Dishes From Around the World

People around the world have been eating delicious, frugal, and healthful food for centuries. Try these international cheap eats!

4 Secrets to Eating Great Food for Cheap While Traveling

After lodging and airfare, food is the traveler's biggest expense. Cut the cost, eat well, and learn more about your hosts with these travel dining tips.

25 Clever Ways to Dress Up Cheap Food

That box of mac 'n cheese will never be haute cuisine, but with these clever upgrades, it'll get darn close.

Eating at the Intersection of Cheap and Healthy

A lot of healthy food — organic, locally grown food — comes at specialty food prices. But with some planning and smart shopping, you can eat both well and cheap.

Beyond Beef: Tasty, Frugal Protein

If you're looking for filling, inexpensive protein to anchor your meals, there are more options than you may think (and they're delicious!).

Eating Vegan on the Cheap

People often assume — incorrectly — that making vegan meals means a big jump in grocery costs. Find out how to go vegan and save.

15 Delicious and Dollar-Wise Winter Staples

Who doesn't want to eat healthier and save money this winter? Learn how to do both by choosing these tasty, in-season foods.

Foraging: Not Insane, Useless, or Impossible

Foraging isn't necessarily a practical way to feed yourself — but it's a great way to ensure you're eating well. Learn why.

12 Frugal Compromises

Frugality isn't a black-and-white, either/or situation. That's why sometimes, the best decision isn't to be as frugal as you can be.

Anyone Can Spend Less for Food

You almost certainly pay more for food than you need to. Discover how you can spend drastically less...and why you shouldn't.

A Prairie Farmer’s Meal Plan: Eat for a Buck or Two a Day

The economy and rising gas costs have consumed at least 60% of my regular news and public television broadcast programming. While I’ve heard all there is to hear about how bad foo

Blergh! Could you eat these strange canned foods?

I was raised on canned food. We never had much money, so my folks bought food in cans because it lasted forever, it was cheap and, if dented or without a label, really really cheap

The GHETTO MAC - yours for $1.

Let me clarify something. I'm no huge fan of the Golden Arches. I'd much rather have a nice tray of sushi. But this is Wisebread and it's our job to cater to bargain-hunters everywhere. [more]