Trendy microgreens are a simple solution to getting more vegetables on your plate this winter. They can run $30-50 a pound at the store; here's how to grow them at home for PENNIES. It's like having a tiny little vegetable garden inside.

Fast Growing Microgreens for Winter Salads

Trendy microgreens are a simple solution to getting more vegetables on your plate this winter. Available year round, hipster grocers and farmers markets sell them at $30 to $50 a pound. But they are so easy and inexpensive to grow at home, they should become a regular part of your healthy lifestyle.





Making refried beans in the Instant Pot is super easy, inexpensive, and my family loves them.

Instant Pot Refried Bean Recipe

Refried beans are an inexpensive meal in themselves, or great for making burritos, as a side dish to tacos, or as a hot dip. My refried bean recipe is inexpensive if you delve into cooking with dry beans.




A windowsill herb garden is a great way to bring a little green indoors. Grow your favorite herbs indoors, even during the winter months, and you'll have your favorite flavors ready for flavoring your meals.

Grow Herbs Indoors with a Windowsill Garden

Keeping herbs on a bright windowsill is not just convenient when preparing home cooked meals throughout the winter months in cooler climates; it's also a good option year round for apartment or condo dwellers.


Wondering what in the world to do with yacon? How about trying a fresh from the garden "tastes like applesauce" project? Perfect for people who can't grow apples! 3

How to Cook Yacon: Yacon Sauce

Wondering what in the world to do with yacon? How about trying a fresh from the garden "tastes like applesauce" project? Perfect for people who can't grow apples!