recipes

8 Recipes That'll Clean Out the Fridge

Fridge crowded with takeout boxes and other odds and ends? Stop wasting food and make these easy meals out of what you find!

12 Instant Pot Recipes That Will Save You Money

The Instant Pot just may be your perfect solution to easy, multi-purpose meal-making on the cheap.

Flashback Friday: 80 Holiday Treats That Won't Bust Your Budget

Whether you're making some sweet holiday treats for yourself, or giving them away as gifts, there's no need to bust your budget in the process.

9 Ways to Use Up Leftover Buttermilk

When a recipe calls for half a cup of buttermilk, what are you supposed to do with the rest of it? Here's what.

15 Delicious Dishes Made Better With Salsa

Jar of salsa quickly expiring in the refrigerator? Spice up your favorite dish with a dollop.

10 Ways to Salvage a Burnt Meal

So your dinner got a little overdone. Instead of throwing food (and money!) in the trash, save it instead.

11 Meals That Make Terrific Leftovers

Cook once, eat twice with these 11 delicious twists on leftovers.

10 Surprising Foods You Can Turn Into Chips

If you can slice and fry it, you can make a chip out if it.

7 Soda Alternatives That Won't Bust Your Wallet — Or Your Waistline

Say "See ya" to your soda habit with these infinitely healthier (and much cheaper!) alternatives.

Flashback Friday: 106 Delicious Lunches That Will Make You Excited to Brown-Bag It

Looking to save money on lunch but are sick of eating PB&Js? These lunches will boost your budget and satisfy your taste buds.

Don't Throw That Out! 19 Great Meals You Can Make From Scraps

Bet you didn't know you were wasting a lot of your food! Instead of tossing those food scraps, make a delicious meal with them!

8 Frugal and Refreshing Popsicles to Make This Summer

Leave the pricey sugary treats in the store freezer, and keep cool with these simple and frugal DIY ice pops instead.

11 Smoothie Bowls You Want Right Now

All the wholesomeness of a hearty breakfast with the creamy coolness of ice cream; behold the (frugal) smoothie bowl!

Flashback Friday: 102 Amazing Food Hacks You Have to Try This Summer

Looking to switch up your food routine for summer? Start with these delicious summer food hacks.

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.

10 Smart Uses for Food That's About to Go Bad

Your brown bananas and flimsy fennel may look ready for the trash, but there's still lots of ways to enjoy these soon-to-spoil foods.

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.