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Amazon Vegan Grocery Deals

Beyond Meat Jerky Now Available on Amazon! There’s an Original & Teriyaki Variety Pack, 1 oz. Bags (10 Pack) right now. In the Penny Pantry Facebook group, we have a lot of fun shopping for deep discounts on shorter-term grocery deals. There are some good deals, however, that tend to stick around, or even staples that […]

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How Much Does a Hill of Beans Cost? + Recipes for Instant Pot Refried Beans & Whole Beans

Is it Worth it to Make Beans from Scratch? Those $1 cans of beans sure seem like a good deal – but is it much cheaper to make beans from scratch? Canned beans are convenient, and I feel have their place. If you choose to make your beans from scratch it’s nice to know how […]

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Oatmeal for Breakfast – About 10¢ per serving!

  You can save hundreds of $$$ a year per person just by changing the way you buy oatmeal!  (For Bob’s Red Mill!) We eat oatmeal nearly every morning for breakfast, and by buying it in bulk, it is only 10¢ per serving! (Cost is for oats only; toppings not included in price comparison). I usually eat […]

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The Prices of Spices – and How to Save up to 95%!

Spices are an item you can save a bundle on by recording and comparing prices in your Price Book. You can read my in-depth post about the advantages and How-To of The Price Book HERE. I buy common spices like cinnamon, ground ginger, onion and garlic powder, etc. at Costco, the Dollar Store, Big Lots, […]

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Scrambled tofu, otange slices and a baked potato with tofu sour cream and soy bacon bits
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Scrambled Tofu – Quick Meal Idea for about $.50/serving!

This is one of our favorite quick go-to meals.  I can have this on the table in about 15 minutes.  I’ll usually make this for dinner with a microwaved potato or toast, and fruit.  Leftovers will make an appearance the next day for lunch.  I like to warm up a couple of corn tortillas, and […]

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Recipes for My Frugal Plant-Based Thanksgiving

Here are all the recipes, plus some tips for everything to make my Thanksgiving Dinner I wrote about earlier. It might actually cost as low as $26, depending on how much the tofu and cider cost. Everyone eats vegan at my house. 🙂 My daughter and I are both vegan, with slight differences.  I try […]

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The Price of Rice

Strategies Used:  Buying in Bulk and Price Book We eat A LOT of rice at my house.  It makes an appearance at dinner alongside tostadas, burritos, with stir fried veggies and tofu, etc.  My daughter even likes a bowl of it plain with seaweed.  I have been known to eat it for breakfast with almond […]

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