Double dose.

Some days you just need more.  

More help.  More time.  More coffee. 

Mama said there would be days like this.  And these are the days for simple, healthy meals like this recipe for Coffee Cornmeal.

“Eating Well For Only $2 A Day”  looks like a fabulous addition to my cookbook shelf.  I have not yet ordered it, but judging from the 9-page-preview available on the book’s website, its going to be pretty amazing.  Definitely worth checking out! (Good Christmas gift idea???)

I love the premise behind this book.  Eat Well.  Save money.  Simple as that. 

“Coffee lovers rejoice! Your dream has now become a reality – you can have your coffee IN your breakfast…alongside a cup of coffee. Double the dose.”
The following recipe is taken from Eating Well For Only $2 A Day, a food budgeting book that teaches people how to do precisely that…spend only $2 a day on food! It provides the tips and principles necessary to show anyone how to save some serious money without relying on coupons and includes over 150 inexpensive and delicious recipes like the Coffee Cornmeal dish provided. You can see a preview of the book at Enjoy! 

Coffee Cornmeal

Yield: 4 Servings

1 1/3 cups Cornmeal $0.21
1 1/3 cups Cold Water $0.00
3 cups Hot Coffee $0.07
4 tsp Margarine $0.03
6 Tbsp Sugar $0.09
1 tsp Salt $0.00
4 Tbsp Cream $0.22

Total: $0.62 ($0.15 Per Serving)

1. Combine the cold water and cornmeal in a small bowl and mix until the lumps are gone.
2. Heat the coffee and salt in a medium saucepan on med/low heat until it’s near boiling.
3. Add the cornmeal and cook about 3 minutes until thickened, stirring frequently.
4. Add the margarine, sugar, and cream and mix well.
5. Enjoy!

(Note:  I have included the original recipe, but I substitute butter for margarine.  That’s just how I roll.)

Read a Guest Post by co-author, Chris Tecmire at Premeditated Leftovers.
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This post is a part of Frugal Tip Tuesday and Simple Lives Thursday.

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3 thoughts on “Double dose.

  1. I just received this book last week and LOVE it. Just made homemade tortillas for the first time Sunday and they are good, easy, and cheap. Also have made the brownies, and cookies. Highly recommended!


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