Make-Your-Own Hummus: A Delicious, Frugal Gateway to Eating More Fiber – Especially If You Have Teenagers

Hummus + veggies and/or whole-grain snacks = High fiber intake

I’ve been making homemade hummus from this recipe since March 2007, when food.com was recipezaar.com. Continue reading “Make-Your-Own Hummus: A Delicious, Frugal Gateway to Eating More Fiber – Especially If You Have Teenagers”

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Bread Linked to Cancer: My Frugal Foodie Update on My Fast, Easy, Healthy Bread Machine Recipe

Bread

Here’s the original post I shared almost 3 ½ years ago. 

Now there is more reason to learn to bake your own bread and other baked goods: the ingredient linked to cancer. 

Continue reading “Bread Linked to Cancer: My Frugal Foodie Update on My Fast, Easy, Healthy Bread Machine Recipe”

plastic bread slicer

Going Back to Work and Staying Frugal

A budget-friendly strategy since going back to work full-time.

Hi there TFF readers, new and old!  It’s great to be back online.

One of the many dimensions of having been a stay-at-home mom for many years is attempting-and-failing and, eventually learning how to cook healthier meals.  Continue reading “Going Back to Work and Staying Frugal”

Frugal Foodie: “Holly’s Raw Choco-Coconut Balls/Bars” from Mothering Magazine

 

An easy, no-bake, delicious and nutritious dessert or snack.

I got this recipe from Mothering Magazine (not sure which month or year).  It’s been a family favorite for at least a couple of years.  Continue reading “Frugal Foodie: “Holly’s Raw Choco-Coconut Balls/Bars” from Mothering Magazine”

Frugal Foodie: The Many Benefits of Eating a Bowl of Oatmeal Every Morning

My favorite seeds to top my oatmeal. Here the fruit is apple.

 I eat oatmeal every morning…well, almost every morning. The exceptions are when it is 75 degrees at 7 in the morning. It is then that I switch over to eating a bowl of granola with fruit and nuts. Otherwise, I eat a bowl of oatmeal with fruit and nuts every morning. This combination packs a nutritious punch.  Continue reading “Frugal Foodie: The Many Benefits of Eating a Bowl of Oatmeal Every Morning”