Korean Seaweed Soup

From the Money Saving Coupon Recipes Series My favorite Korean soup of all time is Korean Seaweed Soup Miyeok guk is a Korean soup made from the sea vegetable known as wakame or “sea mustard” in English. It comprises two words: miyeok, the Korean word for wakame; and guk, meaning “soup“.” -Source cited Wikipedia – Click here to read the summary. It is surprisingly easy and fast to make this Korean Seaweed Soup and I make it at least 2-3 times a month for my family.  I am restricting my diet with the Weight Continue reading →

Chicken Dump Soup

Chicken Dump Soup  From the Money Saving Recipes Series Fast, Easy and Delicious!  I love my Chicken Dump Soup recipe!  It’s so fast, easy and budget friendly.  I found the Uncle Ben’s rice packets at my local Dollar Tree stores.  They were the smaller 2 oz packets but if you’re like me, quick and easy individual sizes work great instead of the larger boxes that I have to pre-measure. I use the canned chicken when I don’t have leftover chicken in my fridge and it Continue reading →

Simple Tuna Salad Recipe

Simple Tuna Salad Recipe From the Money Saving Recipes Series I am Emily and this is my simple tuna salad recipe.  It’s simple – only 6 ingredients and it’s fast because I need fast, time-saving recipes so I can spend more time sharing new recipes with my readers and it’s delicious because everyone who eats it says so!   Here is my recipe and keep in mind that I am feeding my family of five with this amount.  If you need to only serve two Continue reading →

Hoddeok (Korean Sweet Filled Pancake) Recipe

 Hoddeok (Korean Sweet Filled Pancake) Recipe From the Money Saving Recipes Series Hoddeok is a Korean sweet pancake filled with brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts.  It is usually eaten in the winter and considered a fast food since it is quickly cooked, portable and served warm.  It is called a pancake but it is not a true pancake since it is not poured onto a griddle or hot surface and fried.  It is actually begins as a yeast bread dough so I would say it’s Continue reading →

Easy Guacamole Recipe

Easy Guacamole Recipe From the Money Saving Recipes Series   You can make this delicious and easy guacamole recipe just like they do in the Mexican restaurants without a whole lot of effort.  You will WOW your family and friends and all it takes are a few inexpensive fresh ingredients and a sharp knife! This recipe makes 3 cups of guacamole.  You will need: 6 small ripe avocados OR 3 large Haas Avocados 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro  Continue reading →

Fast & Easy Homemade Strawberry Jam

Fast & Easy Homemade Strawberry Jam From the Money Saving Recipes Series I love to make fast & easy homemade strawberry jam.  My kids eat a ton of it with their PB&Js that I pack in their school lunchboxes weekly and it takes almost no time at all to make.  It’s also a bit more economical and I know that I didn’t add anything else but fruit and sugar to the jar. I don’t actually can these as I only make one or two jars Continue reading →

Korean Perilla Leaf (Ggaennip) Kimchi

Korean Perilla Leaf (Ggaennip) Kimchi From the Money Saving Recipes Series Perilla Magilla-Leaves, color and texture, Christine Majul CC 2.0 Aren’t these colorful leaves just gorgeous? Korean Perilla Leaf (Ggaennip) Kimchi is so good but a bit difficult to describe.  You are literally eating leaves that have been seasoned with a kimchi paste.  You eat it with the stem and basically wrap the leaf around the sticky rice in a bowl and get it all down in one bite. We don’t eat a whole lot of leafy Continue reading →

Quick Cucumber Kimchi

Quick Cucumber Kimchi From the Money Saving Recipes Series Quick Cucumber Kimchi is by far the favorite for most Westerners who didn’t grow up eating the smelly and pungent spicy cabbage condiment.  My husband still complains when I open up the fridge and the fermented smell wafts out into the air.  Luckily we now have a new refrigerator and the old one in is in our garage, happily housing my smelly fermented kimchis and everyone is happy! Quick Cucumber Kimchi also doesn’t have the offensive Continue reading →

Easy Korean Onion Pickles

Easy Korean Onion Pickles From the Money Saving Recipes Series Easy Korean Onion Pickles are perfect for topping grilled steaks, salmon, salads or to eat as a condiment with rice and fried eggs.  It has a sweet and sour briny flavor with a punch from the raw onion.  You can omit the soy sauce if you are monitoring your sodium intake and the brine will turn a beautiful purple hue from the red onion. Brine ingredients 1 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1 tbs. salt Continue reading →

Omurice Recipe

Omurice recipe is super fast and allows you to use up all of your leftover veggies and rice and turn it into a no-fuss tasty and delicious meal!  It is basically an egg omelette stuffed with Korean style fried rice and then covered with an interesting and unusual ingredient which is the ketchup.  Yes…I said ketchup.  It’s sweet and tangy punch adds just the perfect element that makes me want to devour this dish by the bucket loads.  If you aren’t a fan of ketchup Continue reading →

Watergate Salad

 From the Money Saving Recipes Series This Watergate Salad really does live up to it’s name!  It’s so delicious and tasty that you will think you are eating a billion calories and living on the edge but in reality it’s not all that bad. This recipe is about 5 1/2 cups or 20 (1/4 cup) servings of light and fluffy bliss in a spoon. It can be quite rich so it’s hard to overeat it.  You’ll see what I mean after your first 3 spoonfuls. Continue reading →

Berry Fruit Salad

From the Money Saving Recipes Series   This dessert is the easiest Berry Fruit Salad.  I mean how much easier can it be than to simply prep the fruit and then add a little bit of superfine sugar and mix in a bowl? Since berries are in season all summer long this makes for a very cost effective dessert and you get plenty of healthy antioxidants and satisfy one serving of fruit of your daily allowance of fruits and veggies. Fresh raspberries are by far Continue reading →

Hoddeok Recipe

From the Money Saving Coupon Recipes Series Hoddeok Recipe is Korean sweet pancakes filled with brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts.  It is usually eaten in the winter and considered a fast food since it is quickly cooked, portable and served warm.  It is called a pancake but it is not a true pancake since it is not poured onto a griddle or hot surface and fried. It is actually begins as a yeast bread dough so I would say it’s actually a fried bread but Continue reading →

Easy Fake Out Guacamole Recipe

Easy Fake Out Guacamole Recipe From the Money Saving Recipe Series   You can make my delicious Easy Fake Out Guacamole Recipe just like they do in the Mexican restaurants without a whole lot of effort.  You will WOW your family and friends and all it takes are a few inexpensive fresh ingredients and a sharp knife! This recipe makes 3 cups of Easy Fake Out Guacamole.   Ingredients: 6 small ripe avocados OR 3 large Haas Avocados 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 Continue reading →

Dump Chicken Soup Recipe

From the Money Saving Recipe Series Dump Chicken Soup Recipe The name “Dump Chicken Soup Recipe” might just be enough to put you off…but don’t let that misleading name fool you!  This easy chicken soup recipe was oh-so-delicious and light enough that I didn’t have a tummy ache after I shamelessly devoured four LARGE bowls of it! I had all of these ingredient items on hand in my pantry so I didn’t have to make a run to the grocery store to make this super Continue reading →