Personal Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry Crumble is a delight, particularly in summer when the berries are fresh from the field. Serve each of your guests a personal blueberry crumble for a fun dessert.

Blueberry Crumble | Good Cheap Eats

As I mentioned last week, FishChick9 has been baking up a storm, preparing for a televised kids’ baking competition that we hope she will be accepted to. They called last week and asked for more pictures of her baked goods, so she got to work baking all kinds of different things to show off her mad skilz: crepes, apple pie, Oslo Kringle, etc. 

One night after dinner she presented each of us with a personal blueberry crumble, a dessert that we enjoy throughout the summer months. These were delicious, full of plump, juicy berries tinged in ginger and topped with a crunchy crumble topping. Continue Reading »

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NEW: A Month of Meals – Salad’s On!

Summer’s here and salad’s on! Enjoy a month of easy, healthy, and budget-friendly salad-centric meals with this new meal plan.


Salad is a perfect meal planning solution for hot, summer days. Not only is it cool and refreshing and features fresh, abundant summer produce, but it’s also very make-ahead, meaning you can prep all the ingredients in the cool of the morning and simply assemble them come dinner time.

Easy peasy, lemon squeezy. Especially if you use lemon juice in your vinaigrette.

In honor of summer, hot weather, easy meals, and healthy eating, I’ve curated 30 of my favorite salad recipes in a new Month of Meals meal plan. Yay for eating the rainbow! Continue Reading »

Strawberry Oatcakes

Strawberry Oatcakes GCE

Brighten someone’s morning with a batch of these buttery Strawberry Oatcakes. They’re hearty, flavorful, and not too sweet — a perfect start to the day! I’m so pleased to partner with Bob’s Red Mill for this post. I have been provided with sample product as well as compensation for my time. All opinions are my own. Baking […]

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How to Make Carne Asada (VIDEO)

How to Make Carne Asada PIN

If yesterday’s Grilled Basil Dijon Chicken recipe wasn’t enough to convince you to fire up the barbie, how about this easy Carne Asada recipe?! In this video I’ll show you how to make carne asada with an easy homemade marinade. Last summer my brother came to visit and he had a plan to make his famous […]

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Grilled Dijon Basil Chicken

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This Grilled Dijon Basil Chicken recipe screams of summer. Use fresh summer basil and cook it outdoors for a taste that can’t be beat. Despite the gray May we’ve been experiencing, I’ve busted out the grill quite a bit this month. Grilling is so easy and quick — and leaves my kitchen just a little […]

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Try Strawberry Salsa for a Fun Summer Twist

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa is a fun way to incorporate this summer fruit into your savory dishes. It’s got the same sweet-tart flavor and vivid red hue as traditional tomato, but gives your dishes a fun twist. Dip into it with chips or serve it atop grilled meats. Last week we went strawberry picking. It wasn’t a cheap […]

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Parmesan Potato Coins

Parmesan Potato Coins Good Cheap Eats

When they bake up golden crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. Try these Parmesan Potato Coins for an ultimate appetizer or side dish. A few weeks ago my husband and I celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary by heading to our favorite beach town for an overnighter. We […]

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How to Make Homemade Croutons

How to Make Homemade Croutons

Homemade croutons come from humble beginnings, but they can make your salad or soup shine with crunch and texture. Find out the easy way to make them yourself. Have you ever made homemade croutons? They are so worth the ten minutes that it takes to prep them. They add crunch and texture to soups and […]

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Spiced Blueberry Coffeecake

Spiced Blueberry Coffeecake GCE

This Spiced Blueberry Coffeecake is a quick and easy way to enjoy some of the best fruits of the season: blueberries! This breakfast or snacking cake comes together in minutes. Last weekend I found blueberries at my local market for 98 cents a package. I bought three packs without a second thought. I knew I’d […]

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Peanut Butter Chicken

Peanut Butter Chicken Good Cheap Eats

Peanut Butter Chicken is one of my favorite take-out fake-outs. It’s got all the flavor of a pad thai without the expense or hard to find ingredients. You can also make it with sunflower seed butter to accommodate for nut allergies. This was historically one of my family’s very favorite meals. I originally shared it […]

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