Trail Mix Recipe with Fruit, Seeds, & Chocolate

Trail Mix is pretty pricey at the grocery store, but homemade is super simple to prep. Plus you can control the quality and proportions of the fruit, seeds, and chocolate you include. Prepare the easiest and tastiest of snacks with this simple Trail Mix Recipe with Fruit, Seeds, and Chocolate. It’s delicious on its own, atop […]

Easy Instant Pot Black Beans

Beans are a frugal food, full of fiber and a good option for protein. Dry beans are cheaper than canned, but can be intimidating and time-consuming to prepare. These Easy Instant Pot Black Beans will transform your bean game. Pressure cookers and I have a long history. My mother and her mother before her embraced […]

Easy Vegetable Soup

Save money and enjoy a hearty meatless meal with this Easy Vegetable Soup. It comes together quickly, tastes amazing, and reheats beautifully. You’ll want to start Meatless Mondays just to make this soup! My friend Kate, who lives in the frozen tundra of Smithers, British Columbia, can’t understand how I can eat soup in San […]

Easy Fish Recipes You’ll Want to Try

Whether you observe a Friday fast for Lent or just want to add more seafood to your diet, fish can be a high-quality, low budget protein to enjoy. Be sure to try these Easy Fish Recipes this week! Herb Butter for Fish My mom grew up in an era where fish served on Fridays was […]

Baked Salmon in Foil Makes for a Super Easy Dinner

Baked Salmon in Foil comes together in minutes, tastes delicious, and reheats well, making it a practically perfect way to add more fish to your diet. Lately I’ve been on a salmon kick. It’s a good source of protein, for sure, but recently I read that it can make your skin beautiful, so I am […]

Instant Pot Split Pea Soup

This Instant Pot split pea soup is hearty and delicious. It’s the perfect dish to warm you up on a cold winter day. I’ve included instructions for the instant pot but also try this one on the stove or in the slow cooker as well.  Let’s get one thing clear right now. Split Pea Soup […]

5 Quick Last-Minute Desserts

Need a quick dessert that doesn’t take advance preparation? These last-minute desserts are quick and delicious. Do you ever have crazy holidays? Where you find yourself doing all kinds of fussing in the kitchen for a meal that is gobbled down in seconds, a huge mess to clean up left in its wake. Those visions […]

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Pasta – Quick and Easy

Looking for a quick and easy pasta dish full of flavor? Look no further than this Cilantro Lime Shrimp Pasta that comes together in just 20 minutes. Quick dinners are the name of the game when you’ve got a busy schedule and want to eat good home cooked meals. It’s really the only way when […]