Posts Tagged: budget meals

Four Easy Summer Meals That Fit Your Grocery Budget
Four Easy Summer Meals That Fit Your Grocery Budget

Four Easy Summer Meals That Fit Your Grocery Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Everyone has recurring fixed expenses in their budget, especially first-time apartment dwellers learning to balance life costs. Among these costs, keeping track of food can be tricky. It’s tempting to save time and order delivery or takeout, but that’s always more expensive than using your groceries to make a home-cooked meal. Yes, food is a…
3 Ways to Keep Meals Interesting
3 Ways to Keep Meals Interesting

3 Ways to Keep Meals Interesting

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re not a natural chef, it’s easy for dinner time to become a chore when you first start cooking for yourself after a lifetime of meals that someone else prepared. Not only is this a shame—food is one of the best parts of life!—it potentially hazardous to your health (pizza for dinner four nights…
Lively Up Your Soup! 7 Tips For Exceptional Ramen
Lively Up Your Soup! 7 Tips For Exceptional Ramen

Lively Up Your Soup! 7 Tips For Exceptional Ramen

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are a college student, living off of a fixed income, or just trying to make ends meet (which means pretty much every non-independently wealthy person living and working in 2015), you are likely no stranger to ramen. Living off of ramen is practically a rite of passage for college students. There is almost…
What’s for Dinner? Try This 10 Minute Meal.
What’s for Dinner? Try This 10 Minute Meal.

What’s for Dinner? Try This 10 Minute Meal.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
10 Minute Meal: Avocado, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Bowl When I got off my college’s meal plan, I came up with a few super quick dinners that could be thrown together any day of the week.  This rice bowl was inspired by Chipotle’s Burrito Bowl and is one of the easiest, cheapest meals you can make.…
Soup 101: Healthy Eating on a Budget
Soup 101: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Soup 101: Healthy Eating on a Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For many of us, being a first time apartment renter also means cooking on our own for the first time.  Before I moved out on my own, I had never done my own grocery shopping or had to plan for all of my meals and snacks.  It’s been a month since I moved out, and…