Lemon Ginger Oil-Free Dressing

Homemade salad dressings are so easy to make. A great dressing is all about the perfect balance of sweet and sour. My 17 year old son is the king of dressings in our home and created this family favorite recipe a couple of years ago. This dressing is:  Vegan Oil free Dairy free Gluten free … Read more

Easy, 20-Minute Barbecue Lentil Sandwich Filling

Our family loves lentils. They are the fastest form of plant-based protein and fiber on the planet. The cook in twenty minutes, making them perfect for quick, easy weeknight meals. One pound of dried lentils (2 1/4 cups) will yield six cups of cooked lentils. Talk about a lot of bang for your buck! Additionally, … Read more

10 Frugal Christmas Shopping Strategies to Save You Money

In Christmas 2021, shoppers are dealing with never-before-seen challenges. We have a supply line that is very broken, a deficit of products on the shelves, rising prices as demand outstrips supply, inflation is at a thirty year high, and shipping times and cost have both increased. Whew! So, what’s a frugal family to do in … Read more

10 Simple, Frugal Ways To Cut Laundry Costs in Half

We all wear clothes. Therefore, by default, we all also wash, dry, iron, and fold our laundry on a regular basis. When calculating the cost of doing laundry, one must take into consideration a host of factors: detergent, water, energy, and wear and tear on our appliances, to name a few. It is estimated that … Read more