Brown Bag Sandwich

One of the most economical moves you will ever make in your life is packing your own lunch. Bold statement, but brown bag sandwich it can save the average Joe $20-$30 a week. That’s about $100 a month or a whopping $1,200 a year… Math. Anyways, the Economical Chef is all about saving money, so […]

Quick and Easy Quinoa with Avocado Dressing

Quinoa with Avocado Dressing

Between travel and work, the past couple weeks have been busy and action-packed. It’s a huge cliche, but there are not enough hours in the day. Since I’ve been strapped for time, I’ve also been eating out more and subsequently spending more money on food than necessary. To get back on track, I decided to […]

Five Healthy On-The-Go Breakfast Ideas – Perfect for Traveling

Five Healthy On-The-Go Breakfast Ideas

Traveling is a great way to explore, relax and fun have. Traveling can also be a strain on wallet, though. Between the flight, hotel, and many other expenses, I often forget to factor in how much I will be spending on food. Eating out on vacation is usually part of the whole experience, but that […]

How to Make Aioli at Home

How to Make Aioli at Home

I have been on a burger kick lately. They have always been one of my favorite foods, specifically bison burgers, but bison burgers can be expensive when ground bison is not on sale. To further fuel my burger kick, I bought a pound of ground beef at the grocery store last weekend and planned on making […]

No Bake Maple Tahini Cookies

No Bake Maple Tahini Cookies

I’m now three recipes in since buying tahini a couple months ago (yes, it does last that long in the fridge). The first two recipes were a salad recipe (Basil Quinoa and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing) and vegetable recipe (Roasted Tahini Ginger Carrots), so I decided it was time to switch it up and […]

Spicy Honey Balsamic Chicken

Spicy Honey Balsamic Chicken

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, chicken is a healthy protein choice, but can also be extremely bland and boring. I’m always looking for ways to spice up this healthy protein. In the past, I made Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken and Spicy Soy Sauce Basil Chicken, but this time I created a new chicken […]