Recipe Idea: Simple Stir Fry

Simple Stir Fry, stir fry, vegetable stir fry
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. This is an easy weekday dinner that you can mix and match with whatever veggies and meats you have on hand.  It’s a great way to use up vegetables...

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Recipe Idea: Oat Fudge Bars

Oat Fudge Bars, desserts, coffee and fudge bars, coffee habits
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown.Got a Starbucks habit?  I sure do.  And nothing makes me happier than a yummy oat fudge bar to go with my coffee.  There’s fudge… there’s...

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Updates: May 1-7

This week I started at my new on-campus job, paying me about 75% of what I had been making previously. Dark, dark times ahead… *ominous music* I took the job because I wanted to have a job on campus that was easily accessible while I was in classes. As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve returned to classes to finish my final year in a second degree program. It’s a bag of mixed feelings....

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Recipe idea: Soy braised ribs with root vegetables

Ribs and Radish, Recipe idea, braised ribs
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. This is a great meat-efficient recipe that produces soup stock as a byproduct.  I used daikon (a large, white radish), but regular radishes and carrots...

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