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Potatoes Anna With Sausage
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Posted in Cheap Dinner Recipe, Cheap Recipes on 1 March 2013
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From mom’s hand-made recipe book to your table, this layered casserole is a favorite in our family. We just jazzed it up with some sliced andouille sausage and it was a masterpiece. The recipe is cheap and easy to make so keep it in your weekly dinner routine to keep your family happy.

Cheap Chicken Marinade – Balsamic Habañero
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Posted in Cheap Dinner Recipe, Cheap Recipes on 14 January 2013
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After hitting the jackpot at the Saturday Morning Market, we brought home our habañero jelly and added it to a cheap chicken marinade. It spiced up the dish and added a sweetness that we balanced out with an aged balsamic vinegar. Check out the recipe here.

Cheap Homemade Pumpkin Puree Recipe
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Posted in Cheap Holiday, Cheap Recipes, Groceries, Help in the Kitchen on 3 November 2012
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Canned pumpkin puree can be expensive, especially if you need a lot of it for a recipe. It’s a great alternative and without all the preservatives or steep price tags. You can spice it up or leave it plain until you’re ready to cook all of your pumpkin creations this holiday season. See the process here.

Asian Beef and Mango Salad
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Posted in 4 Hour Body, Cheap Dinner Recipe, Cheap Recipes, Cheap Salad Recipe on 7 June 2012
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Cheap Weeknight Dinner with Asian Flair We’re a regular taco night family. It’s an easy meal that we often turn into taco salad night which just means our taco ingredients go over top of crunched up tortilla chips. This time we decided to give taco night an Asian flair. Take away the tortilla chips and […]

Cheap Restaurant St. Petersburg – Trips Diner
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Posted in Cheap Food St. Pete, Restaurants on 4 June 2012
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We love cheap restaurants, especially with great breakfast. My husband and I have been on the prowl for cheap restaurants in St. Pete ever since moving here this time last year. We’ve discovered a few gems that I have yet to post about, but will soon. We recently discovered that a new diner opened up close to where we live, just down MLK from us and there was always a packed parking lot on Saturday and Sunday mornings, which is a good indication of how the food is.

Healthy Eating Isn’t Synonymous with Expensive
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Posted in Articles on 15 March 2012
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When the conversation turns to healthier eating, it seems like someone always brings up the idea that it’s impossible to eat healthy on a budget. While it’s true that a package of ramen noodles is cheaper than a box of whole wheat pasta, that’s only part of the story. If you don’t invest in the food you put in your body, you will pay ten-fold in medical expenses throughout your life. READ MORE.

$100 Cheap Food Project – Week 2
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Posted in Articles, cheap food hints, Cheap Recipes on 11 January 2012
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This is the 2nd post in a series to prove that you can live off of just $100 per person per month for food. We bring you the 2nd part of recipes and meal planning with tips and hints to keep your food costs down. Some may be skeptical about whether or not it can be done and especially if you can do it in a healthy way, so we’re out to convince the skeptics. Check out how to live below your means and save significan money on the food budget.

5 More Ways to Save Money on Food
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Posted in Articles, Help in the Kitchen on 9 December 2011
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A continuation of my first post on 5 ways to save money on food, this post gives a few more great ways of saving money on food. This doesn’t mean boring food, but it could potentially encroach on some of your food crutches that are driving up your monthly food budget and aren’t a requirement for your health. Take a look and feel free to comment any other ideas you have or feedback with your experience with any of the 5 more ways to save money on food.

Carrot Pesto Cucumber Boats
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Posted in Cheap Recipes, Cheap Snack Recipe on 29 November 2011
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Dishes are just a bit fancier when they have an edible vessel. Take stuffed peppers, stuffed mushrooms, quinoa salad in an acorn squash, taco salads in a tortilla shell bowl, etc. This recipe is no exception and up to this point I hadn’t ever used a cucumber as a vessel for a recipe, but it works great. This is a perfect home-made snack to help you stay out of the chip and cracker aisle at the grocery store.

5 Ways to Save Money on Food
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Posted in Articles, Help in the Kitchen on 26 November 2011
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With food being one of the largest parts of the food budget, we often struggle with how to make cuts without feeling like you’re not feeding yourself or your family properly. While it’s not easy to change your habits, it is easy to reduce the cost of food for the month by following a few simple guidelines. These guidelines aren’t going to suggest you eat off of the dollar menu at fast food restaurants or simply eat rice and beans or Ramen noodles. Find out more by reading the article.