#Frugal Recipes


Donna's Quick Salisbury Steak

By Donna Thiemann
I made this a few years back in a hurry one day and now we make...

Homemade Almond Butter

By Donna Thiemann
This recipe came from Rebecca Wood from her web site http://www.rwood.com/index.htm I adore almond butter and the...

Beef Roast with Roasted Vegetables

By Lauren Conforti
I made this using a 4 1/2 lb roast, with which we made 4 meals. ...

Creamy Peanut Butter Soup

By Cindi M Bauer
This is a quick 'n easy 3 ingredient soup recipe.

Orange Julius Knock-Off!!!

By Cindi M Bauer
I never had an Orange Julius, not until I came across this recipe at food.com. The...

Banana With Peanut Butter & Chocolate Syrup

By Cindi M Bauer
I happen to come across this dessert recipe at food.com. My husband loves peanut butter and...

Basic Pancakes

By Cindi M Bauer
I've always made my pancakes pretty much from scratch, and this is the recipe I've been...

Easy Iced Coffee

By Cindi M Bauer
The recipe for this iced coffee was originally posted by Christy Grigor at allrecipes, but I...

Cinnamon-Sugar Pretzels

By Cindi M Bauer
These delicious cinnamon-sugar coated pretzels, are a quick, easy, inexpensive snack to make. - Prep time: 2...

Rhubarb Iced Tea

By Cindi M Bauer
This tangy-sweet beverage is not actually made with tea, so I don't know why it's called...

Sugar Free Strawberry Iced Tea

By Cindi M Bauer
This is a 3-ingredient, sugar free, strawberry flavored iced tea. Ingredients are: orange pekoe & black...

Scrambled Egg & Dill Pickle Sandwich

By Cindi M Bauer
I love this sandwich, and I make it often. I also enjoy it during Lent.

Butternut Curry Soup

By Sherry Baldwin
This soup is perfect for a cold rainy day. The Curry and Cayenne not only...

Antipasto Skewers

By Monica H
Usually anything antipasto can get expensive, especially when looking for luxurious cured meats and exotic cheeses...

Navy Bean Soup w Chicken Sausage

By Donna Thiemann
After my husband suffered a mild heart attack I have had to add in beans and...

Black Bean, Corn, and Salsa Soup

By Cindi M Bauer
I really enjoyed this soup! Most of the ingredients were already in my pantry, plus the...

Franks and Beans Soup

By Cindi M Bauer
This is a hearty, delicious, quick 'n easy soup to put together.

Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Soup

By Cindi M Bauer
I wanted to widen my horizons, and prepare a different kind of soup that's out of...

Five O'Clock Franks

By Cindi M Bauer
This recipe is from my 1975 Campbell's Cookbook titled: A Campbell Cookbook Most-For-The-Money Main Dishes....

Poverty Meal

By Cindi M Bauer
This is a quick, cheap, easy meal to prepare, plus it's also very good! I especially...

Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast (SOS)

By Lauren Conforti
This was always a favorite of my Dad's, as well as my brother. My Dad &...

Stovetop Baked Beans

By Cindi M Bauer
One day I had a craving for baked beans, but didn't have the time to bake...

Sour Wiener Gravy

By Cindi M Bauer
Sour Wiener Gravy is gravy made with "store bought" gingersnaps, sliced all beef wieners, chopped onion,...

Cranberry Tuna Salad Sandwich

By Cindi M Bauer
My husband and I enjoy this Cranberry Tuna Salad Sandwich. The tuna mixture is also...
11 Cookies That Scream Spring

11 Cookies That Scream Spring


If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert or just want a little something sweet, cookies are a go-to. A batch can be made in no time, and they’re always a hit. Ingredients can be customized based on what time of the year you’re baking. Come spring, we like to brighten up the flavors […]

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer


Summer is right around the corner. We know it may not seem like that now but warmer days are ahead. Do you know what reminds us of summer? Anything strawberry banana but, specifically desserts. There’s something magical about that flavor combination that tastes fresh and reminds us of summer. Well, if you are like us […]

19 Shrimp Recipes to Try

19 Shrimp Recipes to Try


How can a food so yummy be so good for you? An excellent source of vitamins and minerals, shrimp is also linked to promoting heart and brain health. Looks like it’s time to up your shrimp intake, and we have the 19 recipes to help you do it. Full of flavor, healthy, and easy to […]