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Eating on a Budget

Budget eating doesn’t have to mean giving up quality, variety and flavor in your food. On the contrary, well-planned eating on a budget can mean delicious, even gourmet, frugal food.

How to Cook Dried Chickpeas

From hummus to stews to curries, chickpeas are a protein-rich ingredient that give dishes heft. They come both dried and canned, but the dried ones are decidedly more wallet-friendly. Here’s how to cook dried chickpeas, and store them for use later. Do you like chickpeas? These beans are delicious in so many recipes from soups …

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Light, moist Apple Cinnamon Muffins are dusted with coarse sugar for a lovely breakfast muffin with a nice crunch. There are certain things we almost never buy. Cookies, for instance, unless they are a special variety that we don’t or haven’t made at home. Taco seasoning is another good example (why buy when it’s so …

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How to Make Your Work Lunches Awesome

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetEatingWellFrozen #CollectiveBias Without fail, as noon approaches so does my rumbling tummy. Working in a busy downtown area, I have many options for lunch from sandwiches to taco trucks. But eating out frequently isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. …

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Campfire Granola

Inspired by camping (and campfire) favorites, this recipe for Campfire Granola is easy to make and delightful to enjoy. What’s for breakfast? Lately, I have been digging into fruit and yogurt parfaits with homemade granola. But my homemade granola isn’t your usual sort. Old fashioned oats. Walnuts. Graham crackers. Raisins. Egg white. Honey. These are …

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