Saving Christmas Money with Fewer Ingredients


Everyone has little ways here and there to save money –  especially during the holidays when money seems to fly out the door faster than ever.

One great to save money is at the grocery store. Instead of couponing, buying in bulk, or buying generic products,  we found some great recipes that will help you buy less food (or use ingredients you already have) for your upcoming holiday gatherings. Fewer ingredients = fewer dollars spent.


Olive Bites

BBQ Cheese Straws

Potato Nests with Sour Cream and Smoked Salmon

Salami-Swiss Roll-Ups

Buffalo Chicken Dip


Roasted Turkey Breast with Gravy

Marinated Flank Steak

Fig Glazed Ham

Garlic Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Sunday Roast Beef and Gravy


Nutty Greens with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Parmesan Crusted Baby Carrots

Pan Fried Asparagus with Onions

Brussels Sprout Gratin


Fudge Crinkles

Ginger Pumpkin Tart

Mini Strawberry Mascarpone Tarts

Chai Spiced S’mores


I hope these recipes jump start your creativity this holiday season and save you a few bucks at the same time!

Happy cooking!

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