Tag Archives: frugal recipes

Peanut Butter No-Bakes (Cookies)

I made this recipe up myself! :) They are so good and so easy to make! :) No oven required! :)    Mix together: 3/4 c. peanut butter (natural) 1/2 c. melted butter or earth balance or coconut oil (I used earth balance) 2-1/4 c. oats (certified GF if needed) 1 T. honey or agave …

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A Blogger Anniversary & Dark Rich Chocolate Cake

     Cakes are made for celebration, right? I mean, of course the most common and enjoyed is birthday cake. Then there’s often graduation cake, valentines day cake (for your sweetheart—or is that only at my house…mom makes a strawberry heart cake every year for dad), congratulations cakes, best wishes cakes (like that employee at …

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Blue Raspberry Pie

Blue Raspberry Pie (before topping)          Summer is such a glorious time for berries. While visiting upstate NY in the Adirondacks (which are so beautiful), we got to pick wild blueberries. Adirondack Wild Blueberries (about the size of a pea) Though tiny, these are stock full of flavor and taste so much better then store-bought. …

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Banana Oat Muffins

  Seems I’m on a muffin kick lately! These are based of the last muffins I made and of course, this original, “Hope for Healing” recipe. I got the idea after trying them (see my last post) and decided to try it today. The result was wonderful! :) I did add the spices this time …

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Easy, Homemade Nut Butter

       Making your own homemade nut butter isn’t as hard as you might think. And it can save you money, and save you in a pinch when you run out and need a small amount. It only requires two things: nuts and a food processor. I have this one and bought it at Wal-mart for …

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Recipe Review: Fluffy Nut Butter

  Fluffy peanut butter and carrot sticks…yum! :) This is a great way to make nut butter less calories and also make it last longer…doubling the amount of nut butter…so it’s frugal too.   I’m going to quote Chef Rachel’s recipe here but feel free to see it on her site here: “Fluffy Nut Butter   …

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Recipe Review: An Illustrated Review of HH’s Oatmeal Raisin Smoothie

  I saw this recipe via Happy Herbivore the other day, and decided, I needed to try it out. Oatmeal Cookies for breakfast? Count me in! And amazingly, these are the only ingredients you need…so it’s super frugal and nutritious. 2 frozen bananas…..            1/2 t. cinnamon, 1 T. raisins…….1/4 c. oats………………………and 1/4 …

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My Version of Comfy Belly’s Homemade Fudge Pops

This is my version Comfy Belly’s Fudge Popsicles. I did change it up a bit so I wrote what I did and left it as it originally was where I didn’t change it. Ingredients (makes about 7-8 small pops) 1-3/4 cup lite coconut milk (This time I used my first attempt at coconut milk yogurt—that …

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Funny Face Salad

(My funny face: tomatoes, eggs,and turkey).              BB’s (carrot “hair”,cheese, cucumber, tomato, ham) Here’s a simple, frugal, nourishing meal. Funny Face Salad BB (Baby Brother) loves salad, vegetables, and fruit! :) (Although he also loves cookies, etc.) but, hey, we are happy that he loves good stuff too. And who …

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Recipe Review: Ali and Tom’s Thai Coconut Fish Sticks and Peanut Dipping Sauce

I’m sure most of you are familiar with Ali and Tom from The Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen. They always have the greatest recipes for those with food allergies and I love reading their posts. I’d been dying to make these since the day I saw the recipe here and finally did. They were so good! …

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