I can’t believe I can finally share this with you – I’m so excited!

I wrote a cookbook!

Holly Nilsson next to her book Everyday Comfort

Introducing Everyday Comfort – Family Dinner Recipes from Fresh to Cozy!  Over 2½ years in the making, this book is filled with dinner recipes designed for real life. Everything you know and love about the recipes at Spend with Pennies is in this book! Each recipe has a photo, uses simple everyday ingredients, and has plenty of options to use what you have on hand.

Holly Nilsson from Spend with Pennies holding a copy of Everyday Comfort

About the Book

Everyday comfort brings the best of Spend with Pennies to your table in a new and exciting way!

Everything you know and love about the recipes you find here on Spend with Pennies is now available in my first-ever cookbook, Everyday Comfort! With a perfect balance between nourishing and comforting, this book will earn a coveted spot on your counter because you’ll find yourself turning to it daily for inspiration.

A cookbook titled Spend with Pennies Everyday Comfort

  • Beautiful photography: A photo for every recipe
  • Exclusive recipes: Over 120 recipes, including 90+ brand-new exclusive recipes, including never shared before family favorites
  • Tested to perfection: We tested these recipes and variations over 1,200 times for perfection every time.
  • Blog favorites: The recipes you know, love, and are making on repeat in printed format
  • Spice blends: My most popular homemade spice mixes and blends
  • Tips for real life: Substitution suggestions, prep-ahead, and shortcuts throughout for real-life cooking

Recipes for Real Life

This book is mostly dinner recipes, which are all designed for real-life cooking. No fancy techniques, no unusual ingredients, and no gadgets required. There are over 100 main dish recipes, including 25+ Spend with Pennies reader favorites like The Best Ever Meatloaf and 90 brand-new recipes to inspire you in the kitchen!

We’ve included many extras in the book, including serving suggestions and imperial and metric measurements, to ensure that dinner time is as easy as possible.

About the Recipes

Life is busy, so you’ll find many quick weeknight favorites and entire chapters devoted to chicken and ground beef!

Thank you to the Spend with Pennies community for making my recipes, visiting my site, and supporting me over the years. You are the reason this book exists. I’m so excited, and I cannot wait for you to have a copy in your hands.

It’s available for pre-order now, and I hope it brings as much joy to your kitchen as it does to mine.



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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!
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  1. I haven’t tried your recipes yet, but I am very anxious to try them. I will leave you a comment when I try them.

  2. Hi
    Are the recipes posted in your cook book?
    Also the low carb are those in your cook book as well?
    Getting ready to order it, just checking
    Thank you,

    1. Hi Maria, Most of the recipes in the book are new recipes that aren’t available online. There are a few reader favorites (like meatloaf) from the site that are included in the book. Some of the recipes are naturally low carb however, there aren’t any recipes that are called as low carb specifically. Thank you for ordering, I’ll be excited for you to receive it.

  3. Spend with Pennies is my absolute favorite recipe website. I leave it open on my iPad all of the time.

  4. All the recipes look delicious. I’m not a cook am planning to use your recipes to help me learn.

    1. Thank you, Corrine! We are so excited for everyone to try these amazing cookbook recipes.

    1. Thanks, Diana! We can’t wait for you to try the delicious recipes in the cookbook.