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Cheap Healthy Foods

Cheap Healthy Foods

Tweet     Eating well-balanced meals and an overall healthy diet does not have to come at the expense of your wallet. Clearly, fast food meals are cheaper than fresh produce. Unfortunately, a box of fries and a burger immersed in grease does not present the nutrition an individual requires on a daily basis. Adopting […]

Save Money by Pickling Fruits and Vegetables at Home

Save Money by Pickling Fruits and Vegetables at Home

Tweet When you think of the word pickled, what comes to mind? Do you picture briny cucumbers in glass jars sitting among condiments in the grocery store or do you envision the art of pickling or preserving products so they can be eaten at a later date? If the latter is what you had in […]

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How to Grind Your Own Hamburger and Make the Best Homemade Burger

Tweet The hamburger is quintessential American fare, but sadly it has been all but ruined thanks to fast food chains and mass-produced meat. Our image of a burger today usually consists of a greasy and unhealthy food you pick up from a window or dried out and flavorless items at a cookout. Of course you can get […]

How To Keep Eating Well On a Budget

How To Keep Eating Well On a Budget

Tweet As the state of the economy becomes more and more uncertain, many families are obviously tightening their budgets. Cutting back on grocery costs is a great way to save money and you don’t necessarily have to sacrifice the quality of your meals. In order to keep eating well on a budget you’ll have to […]

Start Planning Your Spring Garden

Start Planning Your Spring Garden

Tweet It probably goes without saying, but growing your own food can work wonders for cutting down your grocery bill, as well as provide your family with a lot of cheap health food. But I know what you’re thinking I don’t know how to plant a garden, I can’t even keep houseplants alive, or I […]

Veggie Trader: Your Online Source for Buying, Selling, and Trading Produce

Veggie Trader: Your Online Source for Buying, Selling, and Trading Produce

Tweet Update 2/21/2011: It has come to my attention that Veggie Trader has recently shut down. Below is the original post as written, but I’m asking readers to help shed some light on a similar service if one exists. If you are aware of another produce trading site or program, please share in the comments. […]

Homemade Salsa Recipe – Cheap and Easy

Homemade Salsa Recipe – Cheap and Easy

Tweet How to Make Your Own Salsa If you love salsa and thought it was too hard to make at home, I’m going to have to stop you right there. In fact, it’s one of the easiest dips you’ll ever have a chance to make and it will taste a hundred times better than most […]

Hosting a Holiday Cookie Swap

Hosting a Holiday Cookie Swap

Tweet A few years ago, I had the privilege of attending a holiday cookie swap at a friend’s house and have wanted to write about it ever since.  It was a marvelous spread filled with cookies of every size, shape, and flavor. The rules of the swap were actually very easy.  Bake a plate of […]

How to Make Salt Dough Ornaments With Your Kids

How to Make Salt Dough Ornaments With Your Kids

Tweet An Easy Salt Dough Ornament Recipe The holidays are a time where creativity is encouraged.  Trimming your tree can be costly if you opt to purchase each and every one of your ornaments from the store.  Rather than incur these unnecessary costs, think about other festive ways to decorate.  In fact, with a little […]

8 Ways to Save Money When Going Out to Eat

8 Ways to Save Money When Going Out to Eat

Tweet Having a meal out at a restaurant is a nice way to spend some time with family or friends and to avoid the hassle of having to prepare the meal yourself. However, with the economy the way it is, sometimes going out to eat can be a luxury that is not always affordable. Ask […]