Vegan Moroccan Bean Stew: Freezer to Crockpot Meal

The kitchen is still coming along, slowly but surely. We have finished putting together all of the cabinet boxes. Next up is a little plumbing work and then fixing the cabinets to the wall. From there is seems like a less painful process of having countertops installed and building all the inside parts for the cabinets. In preparation for our kitchen remodel I made up a few freezer to crockpot … [Read more...]

Lentil Tacos

Lentil Tacos are both a great meatless option and cheap dinner. Taco nights are nothing fancy in our house. I don't go out and buy specialty shredded lettuce or salsa we use what we have, which means I usually chop up some spring mix and either have chopped tomatoes or pico de gallo (if I have everything to make it). We always have Greek yogurt in place of sour cream and the guacamole this time … [Read more...]

Lentil Soup

I recently posed the question. What meals do you make when trying to save money. I got a lot of pasta and protein answers, but surprisingly very few beans or legume based recipes. When I need to go into frugal mode this first thing I do is either cut meat from our diet or only use meat we already have. For those times when you need an extremely frugal meal to make up for a tad bit of overspending, … [Read more...]