29 Days Of Frugal Living: Day 23 – Restaurant Meals At Home

I enjoy eating out but it can be costly. Learning to make your favorite recipes at home is a great way to save money. Thankfully there are a lot of copycat recipes out there for inspiration.

Here are some to get you started.

Almost-Famous Spicy Fried Shrimp if you love Bang Bang Shrimp
Almost-Famous Chicken Sandwiches if you love Chick-fil-A
Copycat Olive Garden Salad & Breadsticks
Chili’s Copycat Salsa
Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits-Top Secret Version
Source: food.com via Janet on Pinterest

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So the next time you want to go out to eat but the dining out fund is low, consider making your favorite restaurant meal at home.

Thanks for joining me for 29 Days of Frugal Living. Stop by tomorrow for another idea as we learn to make the most of what we’ve been given.

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Janet is a mom to two daughters and is married to her best friend. Her belief that we are blessed so that we may bless others fuels her writing at frugalandfocused.com where she shares her thoughts on faith, family, and frugal living. She strives to make the most of what she's given in life and hopes to inspire others to do the same.


  1. Mmm… I love the recipes posted. I want to try the breadstick and salad to go along with my Tuscana soup knock-off from Olive Garden.

    I am visiting from Favorite Friday Finds.

  2. I’ve always wanted to try making Olive Garden Salad & Breadsticks. Now I can! :)