Tag Archives: Snacks

Buy this…Save $$$

There are so many gadgets out there…believe, me, I have built a small arsenal of them.  My cache includes the Nutribullet for my morning smoothies, my indoor, smokeless grill for chicken and steaks, that ol’ workhorse – the Kitchen-Aid Mixer, and, of course, the necessary and beloved coffee maker, to name just a few. But, out of all of my

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Ditch the Deli!

Deli meat is expensive! And, it is loaded with salt and preservatives. As part of our Food Budget Lifestyle that has saved us thousands, we gave it up.  At $6-$8 per pound, by the time we got done with the ham, turkey and salami, we had blown our weekly budget at the deli counter! But, without this easy go to,

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An Amazingly Frugal But Always Fabulous Food Buy

Looking for a perfect addition to your Food Budget Lifestyle? Need to add something to your meal repertoire that is nutritious, versatile, and economic? Can’t find something that works for breakfast, lunch, and dinner?  Look no further! I’ve got an ingredient that fits the (dollar) bill! The egg. Eggs are extremely healthy.  They contain no sugar, no gluten, and no

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Lunches for Less

Even before I started this New Year’s Resolution, I was aware that the #money we were spending on lunches was adding up.  I had stopped eating at the cafe at work months earlier – I was getting tired of paying $7-$11 every time I grabbed a salad or sandwich and soft drink.  And, with two growing #teens at home, both of

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