15 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but often the most challenging. Personally I don’t always make time to eat breakfast – even though I should. But I am far more likely to do so if it’s prepared ahead of time and easy for me to grab and go. This is why I [...]

Bake-Ahead Eggs to Save Time and Money


For the last few weeks I’ve been baking eggs in muffin tins as soon as I come home from the grocery store. It’s now part of my weekly routine and it’s likely to stay that way for a while since my husband looks forward to his homemade egg “mcmuffins” almost every morning. How I do [...]

Crockpot Freezer Meals


I embarked on a short freezer cooking adventure last weekend. Four meals in an hour. All meant for the freezer. All cooked in a Crockpot. I just had to do the work once and dinner was taken care of for the better part of the week. It was glorious. Typically, I would’ve doubled or tripled [...]

Frugal Tip: Buying Turkey After Thanksgiving


It may seem a bit strange to talk about buying a turkey in December. But now is the absolute best time to snag an incredible deal on Turkey and save money on meat. I was able to snag a pretty good deal on my Thanksgiving turkey this year. I paid $0.59/lb at Publix a few [...]

Spinach Lasagna Rolls Recipe


I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes with you guys today – spinach lasagna rolls.   * My recipe is based off of Domestic Dilettante’s (healthier) recipe with slight adjustments. Head over to her blog for the original low-cal recipe. Ingredients: – 9 Lasagna Noodles – 10 oz Frozen Chopped Spinach – 15 oz Ricotta [...]

How to Freeze Pancakes


If you’re a fan of the Frugality Gal Facebook page, you may have seen a post I made a few weeks ago about making pancakes for the freezer. So, I thought I’d type up a quick post to show you guys how to freeze pancakes (it’s not difficult at all). First, I cook up the [...]

Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos for the Freezer


If you’re a regular reader, you know I’m all about some freezer cooking! (Proof: This post). So, it’s no wonder that I came up with this breakfast burrito recipe that freezes like a champ. Even without meat, this recipe is perfectly hearty. The burritos are on the smaller side but oh-so-filling especially when you down [...]

How to Cook Dried Beans in the Oven


There are tons of tutorials out there about how to cook dried beans. Sure, the traditional way works just fine and produces tasty beans. But, I recently tried out this method of cooking dried beans and love it because it is truly effortless. I love cooking dried beans. They taste better than canned beans. And [...]