• Eating Healthy on a Budget

    The Five Fastest Veggie Side Dishes


    Sometimes, when it's time to make dinner, you need to be in and out of the kitchen in a hurry.  When your main dish takes up most of your attention, and you want to get some vegetables in your family, try one of these, the five fastest veggie side dishes you could possibly make (aside from huck...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    What to Forage


    Foraging is an age-old method of obtaining food, and while it's much harder to do today in an urbanized America, there are still places you can find free and wild food that may surprise you.  Maybe you're looking for a special treat that's just too expensive at the grocery store, or maybe you'r...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Save On Cooking Liquids


    Cooking liquids are the base of many dishes.  While you can get away with using water in most recipes instead of other cooking liquids, the flavor will simply not be the same, and it's very preferable to have the rich layer of taste that cooking liquids provide.  Because liquids can be ver...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Baked Homemade Snacks


    Nothing tells your whole being that it's the holidays like the smell of fresh-baked homemade snacks floating around the house!  In bowls or gift baskets, on dining room or coffee tables, these tasty treats are inexpensive alternatives to the overpriced, overly unhealthy store-bought options you...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Diverse Blueberry Breakfast Menus


    One of the tasty berries of summer, blueberries are a very versatile fruit and can go into just about anything, from salads to marinades.  But they're most delicious at the first meal of the day -- exploding pockets of scrumptious sweetness in your various pastries and main breakfast courses.&n...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Oatmeal Variations


     Breakfast has never been the most expensive meal of the day by any stretch of the imagination, but still, it's tempting to cut it out of your daily routine when you're trying to save money.  However, there's an incredibly inexpensive frugal breakfast that you can incorporate in various wa...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Fabulous Snack Mixes


    Prepared foods are expensive in general, and snack foods even more so.  What if you could make homemade fabulous snack mixes that were just as delicious as what is available at a store?  It probably won't come as a surprise to find out that you can!  We're listing three scrumptious re...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Great Uses of Ramen


    By themselves, ramen noodles aren't exactly healthy, but the fact that they are so inexpensive makes them an inevitable part of a college student's diet.  Yet ramen can be incorporated into much more well-rounded and nutritious dishes than a bowl full of water, while still remaining cheap. ...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Making The Most of Carrots


    One of the most inexpensive vegetables of substance, besides potatoes, are carrots.  You can buy large bags of carrots for just a few dollars and add them to almost every meal, adding essential nutrients to your diet.  Carrots are a surprisingly versatile vegetable -- they appear in most c...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Cutting Back On Salt


    Salt is as important to the American diet as ketchup.  That doesn't make it healthy, however, and many people find it necessary to cut back on the salt content in their diets for a wide variety of reasons.  Yet in a society where sodium-laden fast food is less expensive than a healthy sand...






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