Easy Mac & Cheese in the Instant Pot

spoonful of macaroni from an instant pot

The easiest Instant Pot Mac and Cheese recipe comes together in just minutes, tastes great, and feeds a crowd easily. Try this tonight! Mac and Cheese is pretty easy to make, right? Open the blue box, dump the noodles in boiling water, mix the dry mix with milk and butter…. Oh right. You want real […]

Bean Recipes that Taste Great & Will Save You Money

Beans are an affordable ingredient with great main dish potential. But what can you MAKE with beans? I’ve gotcha covered with these easy and delicious bean recipes. Beans, beans, the musical fruit, the more you eat… the more you save! Surprised ya, there, didn’t I? While beans may sometimes get a bad rap for causing […]

Bean and Rice Soup to Help You Eat Well & Spend Less

spoonful of bean and rice soup

This Bean and Rice Soup comes together in minutes. Packed with flavor it’s a great way to use up leftovers, eat well, and save money! Beans and rice. Rice and beans.  If you’ve ever listened to folks give budget cooking advice, you’ve probably heard some version of the beans and rice mantra.  But the thing […]

How To Cook Pinto Beans (Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, & Stovetop Directions)

Cooking pinto beans from scratch is a great way to enjoy beans as a side dish or as a meatless main dish. They are so much cheaper than canned beans. Wanna save some money on food costs? Well, then, maybe it’s time to embrace the bean. If you read any money-saving advice when it comes […]

Pinto Beans & Rice

bean and rice bowl with chips and toppings

Pinto beans and rice are a good cheap eat, especially when you top them with chips, salsa, and some other goodies. They make a filling meal to help you save money and eat well. Are you looking for an easy, affordable meal that doesn’t look or taste like fast food? There’s nothing so homey and […]

Italian Sub Sandwiches You’ll Want Every Week

two italian subs on a platter

The classic Italian Sub is an easy and affordable sandwich to make yourself. You’ll enjoy a great lunch at a price that can’t be beat! There are sandwiches. And then there are sandwiches. The former are those slap together, boring things, bread and meat, and maybe some cheese, that serve their purposes just fine, but […]

Italian Wrap Recipe

What happens when you wrap up sub fillings in a tortilla? You have an Italian wrap recipe that’s out of this world and full of flavor. Originally this recipe was called The Super Secret Sub. What’s so secret about this submarine sandwich? Well, it’s under wraps, of course! LOL. I love a good pun. 😉 […]

These Easy Tuna Melt Sandwiches are the Best Comfort Food

side shot of tuna melt on panini press

A tuna salad sandwich and a grilled cheese sandwich get married, making this easy tuna melt, a perfect meal for busy nights or when you want some comfort food.