Mess-Free Microwave S’mores Bites

Mess-Free Microwave S'mores Bites – Ready in just a few minutes and made completely in the microwave!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored I’m an apartment dweller, so I only have a sunroom as my “outdoor” space, and I’m also not particularly outdoorsy, so s’mores have been a distant memory for me for quite some time. Actually, the […]

Easy Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe. A quick and tasty summer recipe for a crowd or just an easy dinner to toss together on a busy night!

Summer is just around the corner and around here that means that we go a little caprese crazy! Today I’m sharing an easy caprese pasta salad recipe that is perfect for family get-togethers, barbecues, cookouts or just a quick dinner to enjoy at home with the family. The only actual cooking that is involved is […]

Spaghetti with Homemade Meat Sauce Recipe

Easy Recipe : Homemade Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Recipe. Takes just 30 minutes to make!

There’s something so comforting about having a big pot of spaghetti sauce simmering on the stove. I enjoy my fair share of elaborate recipes, and usually the more flavors the better (I am Puerto Rican, after all, you all know how much I love my sofrito)! But it’s usually the recipes that simmer longest and […]

Mashup Meal: Crock Pot Ham and Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Soup: An easy, frugal and comforting crockpot ham and bean soup recipe!

This crock pot ham and bean soup is so comforting, frugal and easy to make! It came together totally on a whim and is one of those throw-it-together-and-hope-for-the-best happy accidents that is created when you have to come up with a plan for dinner fast. I’m calling this a mashup meal not because it requires mashing (though it […]

Homemade Oatmeal Packets

Meal prep : Make your own homemade oatmeal packets for just $0.15 each! Knock out a month of breakfasts in minutes. Quick, easy and frugal!

Make-ahead breakfasts in our house typically require a bit of work. But today’s recipe, if you can even call it that, is super fast and easy. These homemade oatmeal packets are also very frugal. They’re way cheaper to make than store-bought and you can customize your own flavors to suit each family member’s tastes on a […]

DIY Freezer Butter Cookies

Freezer Cooking : Freezer Butter Cookies Recipe. Make and freeze cookie dough in advanced. Pop a few out of the freezer and bake when a sweet tooth strikes. Fresh baked cookies each time without all the work!

Homemade freezer cookie dough is a really good idea. I’m not patting myself on the back here since I didn’t invent the concept, but more so wondering why I’d never thought to do it before! Store-bought sweets can be pretty expensive! And making homemade cookies from scratch each time you want them can be a […]

Homemade Crockpot Yogurt

Easy crockpot recipe : Homemade yogurt in the crockpot. An easy, hands-off method for making creamy yogurt.

I shared my experience with you the very first time I made my own crockpot yogurt in this frugal experiments post over a year ago. Since then, I’ve figured out a few tricks and changed my methods so I now have a recipe to share with you! Because it was a frugal experiment, I didn’t include my own […]