The Best Way to Cook Zucchini and Carrots

  I have always made my own Yam Fries and been impressed at how good they can taste with just a little spice, olive oil and the oven… so as soon as I saw these ideas for Zucchini and Carrots I knew I had to give them a try. I still can’t say I have […]

Wish I would have known #1

I always come across great little tips and tend to post them on my twitter (@womanonabudget) but have decided that they deserver to be on wordpress. Unlike most of my blog posts that contain recipes, instructions or long winded rants.. these How-To’s will be short and simple just to share what I find with all […]

Quick, Easy and Yummy.. My favorite salad

Maybe it is just me, but it seems like the best salads to make are either the LEAST healthiest, require ingredients you never have and take up the most time. That is why I love this salad. Most of the things are ingredients you have at home and the ingredients work so well together. Also […]

Yummy Fruit Pizza

So this recipe may be a little presumptuous as it is still technically winter, but a girl can dream right? Plus any fruit is allowed, so as long as the stores have it you can make it! I came across this recipe and it instantly took me out of my winter blues. + it is fool proof, its pretty […]

Did you know?

Did you know? Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.. I didn’t know that! Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold! Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and […]

88 Unexpected Snacks under 100 Calories

We’ve all been there: hunger striking before the dinnertime clock, a sudden craving for something sweet, the need for a quick energy boost before working out. The solution? A small and satisfying snack that won’t tip that calorie count over the edge. The problem with snacking is when a quick nibble turns into enough calories to […]