• Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Quick, Healthy Pizza Recipes


    The idea of pizza may conjure up some nasty, greasy, unhealthy ideas, but actually it can be part of a healthy diet.  When made correctly, pizza can be a delicious, nutritious, easy weeknight meal that you don't even have to stress about.  Here are some quick, healthy pizza recipes you can...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Healthier Butter Substitutes


    Butter makes for delicious, savory dishes -- but it's also full of fat and (at least some butters) salt, and makes your food much more unhealthy than it would naturally be.  While it may not always be worth it to sacrifice the flavor boost, there are some healthier butter substitutes you can us...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    First Course Soups Under $0.50 Per Serving


    One of the best appetizers is a light, delicious soup; it can even be the highlight of a simple meal.  When preparing multiple-course meals, especially on a budget, you'll really want to limit what you spend on the appetizer -- it won't fill your diners, so you don't want to throw away a ton on...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Tasty Banana Mixtures


    Bananas are a great fruit for keeping around the house -- you can easily transport them with no mess for your lunch, as green or ripe as you like them, and they're also great in other recipes as well.  Plus, they're a source of energy for your tired body, are full of iron and calcium for better...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Make Your Own Bagels


     A staple of some cities' cuisines and a luxury in others, bagels are a hearty bread option that can be enjoyed for any meal of the day.  Not only that, but they're very flexible as far as what toppings they can hold and what can go between two sliced bagel halves!  Instead of indulgi...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Using Whole Chicken


    When it comes to per-pound price, there really isn't a cheaper meat than chicken.  It's also very healthy for you, especially in comparison to red meats, and it's extremely versatile as a protein -- just about every cuisine uses chicken in some form.  While it may be much more convenient t...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Make Use of Excess Eggs


    Eggs are one of the least expensive proteins on the market.  You can get a dozen eggs for less than $2 in most regions of the country, and often, if you buy in larger amounts, you can get an even better deal.  But because they take a while to spoil, it's easy to shelve them and forget them...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Crucial Kitchen Skills


    Whether you're a self-taught beginner chef or whether you're a professional who's just now applying his or her skills to your own household, there are some crucial kitchen skills every cook should know.  These are not skills that can be taught in a single article, or even just from reading; the...
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    Toppings For Popcorns


    It's one of the lightest snacks you can possibly eat -- if, of course, you're eating it at home and not in a theater!  Popcorn makes a great after-school snack for your kids, an excellent movie-viewing concession at home, and a good low-calorie munchies-satisfier.  This snack really lends ...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Uses for Basil


    It's one of the most versatile herbs in a North American kitchen, and it can liven up the taste of nearly any cuisine in the world.  What is it?  Basil, of course!  For a frugal, healthy cook, basil is an indispensable ally that can save a doomed dish with just a pinch or two.  A...






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