Posts Tagged: cooking

The Basics of Cooking for One
The Basics of Cooking for One

The Basics of Cooking for One

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Time to talk cooking!! Cooking meals for yourself can not only stimulate your mind as you learn something new but can also ensure you eat a balanced, healthy diet in your first apartment. And the best of all, it WILL save you tons of money! A major challenge for many apartment-dwellers is how to effectively cook…
So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…
So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…

So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Going from having all your meals pre-made by parents and dining hall staff to having to cook for yourself definitely isn’t easy, but it’s not quite as hard as it seems at first. Plus, cooking actual meals for yourself rather than ordering take-out of buying frozen dinners has quite a few benefits–it’s often much healthier,…
5 Easy Meal Prep Lunches to Save You $$
5 Easy Meal Prep Lunches to Save You $$

5 Easy Meal Prep Lunches to Save You $$

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Okay, it’s time for you to join the Meal Prep train… especially if you’re looking for ways to save a little money each month. You can go full on meal-prep, or you can start each with lunches. Check out these five easy meal prep lunches that will save you serious money. But first: The Math!…
3 Easy, Delicious, Cheap Fall Recipes
3 Easy, Delicious, Cheap Fall Recipes

3 Easy, Delicious, Cheap Fall Recipes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
While we live in a world where we can eat pretty much anything we want, whenever we want (providing it’s available and you’ve got enough money), but there’s a lot to be said for eating seasonally. Seasonal dishes are not only good for your health and your wallet, they’re also good for the environment. Food has…
$5 Meals: How To Make 3 Meals Out Of 1 Rotisserie Chicken
$5 Meals: How To Make 3 Meals Out Of 1 Rotisserie Chicken

$5 Meals: How To Make 3 Meals Out Of 1 Rotisserie Chicken

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding time to make delicious, healthy, homemade meals is hard to do, despite our best intentions. Between work, school, running errands, paying bills, and trying to have a life, dinner has a way of falling by the wayside. Either we end up starving or we go out to eat – one is bad for the…
How Meal Prep Can Save You Serious $$$
How Meal Prep Can Save You Serious $$$

How Meal Prep Can Save You Serious $$$

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Saving up for a big vacation? Saving to move out? Saving for a new car? Unfortunately, money doesn’t exactly grow on trees. But, what if I told you that you have more money than you ever imagined? The key to unlock some extra cash? MEAL PREP!  Now, I know you’ve heard about meal prep from…
Cooking At Home: Recipes Galore Online!
Cooking At Home: Recipes Galore Online!

Cooking At Home: Recipes Galore Online!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you dreaming of the smell of freshly baked apple pie wafting through the house, or a plate of chocolate chip cookies cooling on the counter, or a real home cooked meal set on the table?  One of the struggles of living on your own is figuring out where your next meal is coming from.…
How to Turn Into a Penny Pinching Millennial
How to Turn Into a Penny Pinching Millennial

How to Turn Into a Penny Pinching Millennial

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Being at the forefront of adulthood is a tricky phase to manage. We are looking for a new job, trying to navigate the world outside the college cocoon, and calculating how we could ever afford to leave our parents’ house. We may feel just lost for a while but slowly we all catch up, start…
More Ways to Save on Eating In and Out
More Ways to Save on Eating In and Out

More Ways to Save on Eating In and Out

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the first things I noticed about living in my own place is that food expenses can really add up if you let them. At first, I didn’t pay much attention to where I spent my money, instead just watched for my bottom line at the end of each month. However, looking a little…
Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies and Promote Healthy Living
Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies and Promote Healthy Living

Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies and Promote Healthy Living

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Part of moving into your first apartment is realizing that not only is your living situation in your control, but so is your nutrition…meaning no one is forcing you to eat your veggies! No more home-cooked meals waiting for you on the table or dining hall convenience! Healthy living is up to you. The good…