Stock Your Kitchen

Stock Your Kitchen

The excuse I hear most often as to why my friends do not cook for themselves or why they think it would too expensive to cook for themselves is because they don’t have a...

Spinach and Sausage Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

Spinach and Sausage Pasta

This recipe was inspired by my fabulous hair stylist, Amy. While her recipe was different, it got my wheels spinning and this is what came out! If you’re not a fan of sausage, this...

Bold Black Bean Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Bold Black Bean Salad

Oooooh a summertime favorite! It is so fresh and lively, like a little carnival in your mouth! The best part of this recipe is that it requires no cooking (an extra bonus when you...

Simple Spanish Rice - BudgetBytes.com

Simple Spanish Rice

This simple side dish is so versatile you can pair it with just about anything. If you’re bored of regular old rice, give this one a try! Be sure to think ahead because rice...

Oooooh Enchiladas!

Oooooh Enchiladas!

I got a hankering for some enchiladas the other day and they’ve been treating me right ever since! I can’t get enough of these little bundles of goodness! The best part, as always, they...

About Me

About Me

Photos by William & Sons Photography What can I say? I’m not a professional chef (although I’ve worked in several commercial kitchens). I’m not a super-mommy homemaker (mad props to all of you out...

FAQ

FAQ

Here are some of my most frequently asked questions… because checking here might be faster than waiting for an email response ;)

Get Your Greens!

Get Your Greens!

Sometimes my body just craves green vegetables. This recipe has been my staple lately because it is so quick and delicious. While it is a tad more expensive than usual, this concept can be...

Prices and Portions

Prices and Portions

Not everyone will have the same prices or recipe cost as me—that would be impossible. Grocery prices vary quite a bit from region to region, store to store, and even day to day. The point...

Cha-Ching Chili - BudgetBytes.com

Cha-Cha-Ching Chili

This recipe is one of my all time favorites so I thought it should have the honor of being first to the blog! This chili fits budget bites to the T by being insanely...

What is Budget Bytes?

What is Budget Bytes?

There are two things that I will readily admit to: I am broke and I love to eat. I’m not “cheap” because I do appreciate quality; I just like to be able to have...