frugal food

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.

7 Surefire Ways to Save on Grilling

Woo-hoo, grilling season is back! Cut the cost of our favorite way to spend a summer evening with some easy frugal outdoor cooking tips.

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.

Flashback Friday: The 107 Best Breakfast Hacks to Start Your Day Off Right

Having a solid breakfast each day shouldn't take too much time or effort. These breakfast hacks make it quick, easy, and delish!

Flashback Friday: The 60 Best Ways to Use Food Other Than Eating It

Eating food is the best, but what's even better is not wasting food that's about to go bad. Here are other ways to use food, other than eating it.

Flashback Friday: The 76 Best Life Lessons You Should Learn by 30

Wanna live your best life by age 30? Here's everything you need to do.

Flashback Friday: The 81 Best Tips for Saving Big at the Grocery Store

Sick of busting your budget wide open every time you head to the grocery store? These savings hacks will help.

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.

Simple Recipes for a Frugal Vegetarian Thanksgiving

From a fondue appetizer to a pecan pie dessert, here's a frugal Thanksgiving feast that's good for wallet, body, and soul.

70 Scrumptious Shrimp Recipes

Wondering what to do with the big bag of shrimp you got on sale? You'll find plenty in this lengthy list of delicious and frugal recipes for shrimp.

The Best Cooking Oils: For Your Heart and Wallet

A little bit o' oil can go a long way to making a meal tasty. Find out which cooking oils make the most sense to use in terms of health, taste, and cost.

How to Throw a Fabulous (and Frugal!) Dinner Party

Dinner parties are lots of fun, but their costs can add up fast. Learn how to throw a deliciously memorable, yet budget-friendly party with these tips.

Meet Meg Favreau, Our Senior Editor

Frugal living is a lot like eating food, and not just because I love both things.

Eat Dessert, Save!

Are you skipping dessert because it just costs too much, either in money, time, or calories? Skip no more! Read on for ideas to make dessert easy, affordable, and healthier than ev

Lentil Love: How to Sex Up a Simple Staple and Save

Let's face it. Lentils aren't usually a food that folks write love songs about, at least in this country. But for price and nutrition, they're pretty tough to beat. Bonus? They don

Fast and Easy Pizza Dough and Sauce

Pizza delivery for just two people can quickly top $30, depending on where you live, not to mention the hour that you usually have to wait for that delivery. Buying frozen pizza