Easy Baked Ravioli Recipe

easy baked ravioli recipe

A quick and easy 4-ingredient main dish that is company worthy and way less work than lasagna. Whenever my son comes home from college with his roommates, they request “the ravioli thing”! This is a frugal recipe IF you use frozen ravioli or tortellini. You can use any flavor of ravioli or tortellini, so experiment! … Read more

Egg Puff Casserole Recipe

This easy meatless egg casserole always cooks up perfectly, and it's a step-up from serving scrambled eggs.

It’s Friday, and it’s Lent, so how about an easy meatless egg casserole for dinner? This easy meatless egg casserole always cooks up perfectly, and it’s a step-up from serving scrambled eggs. Round out your meal with a colorful fruit salad. Breakfast for dinner anyone?  

Hershey’s Symphony Candy Bar Brownie Recipe

Hershey symphony bar brownie mix

If you want to kick your basic box brownie mix up a notch, this Hershey’s Symphony Candy Bar Brownie Recipe is for you! Don’t get me wrong, I love a basic brownie, but I love Hershey’s Symphony Candy Bar Brownies even more. Until you taste these brownies, it’s hard to imagine that simply adding candy … Read more

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

no bake chocolate oatmeal cookie recipe

Craving a quick, homemade chocolate treat? These delicious cookies have been my go-to recipe since I learned to make them in Girl Scouts. The ingredients are all items most people have on hand, so you don’t even need to make a trip to the store. 10 minutes and they’re done! My teenage daughter seems to … Read more

Recipes for Lent

meat free meals

According to Rachael Ray, going veggie just one night a week can save you over $1000 a year, and Lent is the perfect time to add some meat free meals to your menu! If you’re giving up meat for Lent or just on Fridays, The Budget Diet girl is a vegetarian, so I have plenty … Read more

Homemade Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix Recipe

homemade good seasons italian dressing mix

I’ve always loved the flavor of Good Seasons Italian dressing, but at nearly $1 a packet it’s hard to love. Good news for frugal fans of Good Seasons…you can make your own homemade Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix! Open up your spice drawer and in less than 5 minutes you’ll have the equivalent of 3 … Read more

Chris’ Outrageous Cheesecake Bars

chris' outrageous cheesecake bars

Somebody who loves me gave me a Cheesecake Factory gift card, and Saturday night I was craving a huge slice of Chris’ Outrageous Cheesecake. If you’re not familiar with this amazing dessert, let me tempt your taste buds with the layers of chocolate cake, caramel coconut pecan frosting, cheesecake and chocolate frosting…oh my! Chris’ Outrageous … Read more