Get Good Cheap Eats for $8

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Get 30% off one book on Amazon this weekend only when you use the promotion code: HOLIDAY30.

That means you can get Good Cheap Eats for about $8.06! The code is good through the 29th.

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Free Printables to Help You Make Good Cheap Eats

Meal Planning 101 calendar

There’s a mess of free printable worksheets here on Good Cheap Eats (and its sister site Life as MOM) that can help you get your meal planning and grocery shopping under control and help you make a lot of good cheap eats yourself.

Check out these free worksheets:

Meal Planning Calendar – use this to track your meals to look for patterns or habits, to plan a month at a time, or to plan three meals plus a snack for each day of the week. Be sure to read the Meal Planning 101 series.

Eating Habits Worksheet – find out what meals work at your house and which are train wrecks. This worksheet will better help you plan successful meals.

Inventory Checklist – Take an inventory of what you already have so that you can plan meals based on your current supply. This will help you save money and waste less food.

Back Up Meals Worksheet – Create a list of your favorite easy meals to use as back-up. Check out this post to see some tasty examples.

12 Easy Dinners & Shopping List – We’ve done the work for you, and created a list of 12 recipes and the corresponding shopping list for you. Just print and shop. [Continue reading…]

Thank you!

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I just wanted to take a moment to say THANKS! This space is an extension of myself and my kitchen and has been for five years. That’s pretty crazy to think about. It was a secret at first. I didn’t even tell my husband that I started a second blog. He’d have thought I’d fallen […]

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Good Cheap Eats Giveaway Week #4

Baby Cakes

Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November. Winners from previous weeks are posted here, here, and here. This month, we’re sharing a dozen copies of Good Cheap Eats with readers. As the holiday season approaches, so does the temptation to go overboard in grocery spending. You know how that is, right? […]

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Homemade Mocha Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Homemade Mocha Chocolate Syrup Recipe

This decadent mocha chocolate syrup adds a touch of elegance to simple desserts like sundaes, affogatos, pound cakes, and more. We are big fans of mocha flavor in these here parts. Chocolate mixed with coffee?! Yum-O. We’ve spent a small fortune on cafe mochas over the years which is pretty silly when you consider how […]

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Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook

12 Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook - What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously?

What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously? When we went on our big European vacation this fall, I got to do some cooking. In both Collioure and Paris, we had vacation apartments with small kitchens. While they weren’t “fully equipped”, they did […]

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12 Great Recipes to Use Leftover Turkey

12 Recipes Turkey Leftovers | Good Cheap Eats

Don’t want to just reheat your leftover turkey? Try one of these recipes! Even though I’m not in charge of cooking a turkey on Thursday, I fully intend to buy a few turkey breasts to stash in the freezer. I love having an abundance of meat to use in recipes after the holidays are over. […]

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Homemade Herbes de Provence Recipe

Homemade Herbes de Provence Recipe - Save money and season your dishes well with this homemade Herbes de Provence recipe.

Save money and season your dishes well with this homemade Herbes de Provence recipe. While we were in France last month, I did a fair amount of meal prep. Certainly not as much as I do at home, but I did cook and prepare meals during our vacation in order to save money and also […]

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This is Real Life in My Kitchen

This is Real Life in My Kitchen - Here

Here’s a peek into my kitchen and all its problems. I hope you’ve got some good solutions to my kitchen dilemmas. Growing up I thought that the only spotless kitchens were those you saw on television. Ours was a small kitchen with little storage space. Stuff crept out on the counters because there was no […]

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Grocery Geek Report

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Here’s my weekly report of what I spend on groceries for a family of 8. We focus on mostly whole foods, few processed items, and organics when it fits the budget. We go through eggs and yogurt like it’s going out of style. I know, we could raise chickens and make our own yogurt, but […]

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