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The Ultimate Frugal Stir Fry Formula

Never underestimate the potential of a stir-fry for using up odds and ends in your refrigerator or pantry.  Allow me to introduce the Ultimate Frugal Stir-Fry Formula.

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The Amazing Potential of Lentils and How to Use Them

The ways you can cook lentils are literally endless. You can add these protein-packed legumes to almost any dish and, better still, they’re dirt cheap!

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Jack-o-Lantern Pie: Frugal, Egg-Free Pumpkin Pie Filling

Here’s our family recipe for Jack-o-Lantern pie! Check out what is more boringly known as egg-free pumpkin pie filling – a simple and thrifty recipe. 🎃

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3 Delicious, Thrifty Meals with 3 Ingredients: Potatoes, Flour, and Butter

Three thrifty meals with only 3 ingredients? Just in time to help you right before grocery day, when your fridge and cupboards are bare!

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6 Delicious Ways to Make Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: Frugal Recipe

In the spirit of using as much of the pumpkin as possible, make a tasty snack with the seeds. Here are 6 different flavors for roasted pumpkin seeds.

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10 Ways to Eat Grits: The Frugal Nitty “Gritty”

Looking for a tasty, versatile, and inexpensive side dish? Look no further than a humble bag of grits. The ways to eat grits are countless but we’ll start with 10 simple and frugal ones here.

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Low Cost Minty Recipes with Seasonal Fruits and Veggies

Take advantage of the refreshing properties of mint, along with readily available seasonal produce, with these low-cost minty recipes. No other encourage-MINT needed!

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Thrifty and Delicious Summer Salads

There are all sorts of reasons that cold salads have been a summer fixture for many decades, not the least of which is the fact that they’re a very frugal side dish. 

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Thrifty Summer Meals You Can Cook Outside

Your family will love the smoky taste of the food cooked outdoors, and you’ll love saving money by using these inexpensive ingredients and NOT making your AC combat the heat of cooking indoors.

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Cooking and Money Saving Tips For the Single Chef

Cooking when you are single can be challenging, even if the motivation is there. Our author shares her best cooking and money-saving tips.

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