5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long

5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long | Good Cheap Eats

Buy in-season produce to enjoy better tastes and lower prices all season long. Fall is probably my favorite time of year. It’s cool enough to wear pretty sweaters and jeans, but still warm enough not to chill the bones. Plus, the fall produce season is amazing! I definitely prefer fall food. Apples, pumpkins, pomegranates, pears, […]

Use Flavorful Cheeses So You Can Use Less

Use Flavorful Cheeses - Enjoy your favorite foods, but find ways to stretch them in order to save money.

Enjoy your favorite foods, but find ways to stretch them in order to save money. I am a huge cheese ball. I mean cheese fan. I would probably live on cheese if my body and my budget allowed me. It’s probably one of my biggest weaknesses at the grocery store. Chocolate doesn’t entice me, but […]

5 Favorite Quick Fall Fixes

5 Favorite Quick Fall Fixes - Quick-fix meals can bridge the gap between hunger and a pricy meal out on the town. Try one of these favorite fall fixes.

Quick-fix meals can bridge the gap between hunger and a pricy meal out on the town. Try one of these favorite fall fixes. I think that one of the biggest detriments to our grocery budgets is the desire for immediate gratification, also manifesting itself as hanger, in our house. If you’re hungry, it’s just so […]

Watch for Meat Department Deals

Watch for Meat Department Deals - Don

Don’t buy the cut you want when it’s full price. Watch for sales and stock up. Despite my daughters’ love of meatless meals, my sons are not cut from the same cloth. Maybe it’s a chick thing? But, they want meat. Lots of meat. Unfortunately, with the price of meat what it is, meat is […]

Make Cooking More Fun & Save Money

Make Cooking More Fun and Save Money: We naturally do the things that we like and that come easily to us. Since cooking at home can save us money, it

We naturally do the things that we like and that come easily to us. Since cooking at home can save us money, it’d be good to make it fun and easy. We’ll do it more often and reap financial rewards. I suppose it’s a bold statement to say that if you like to cook you […]

Homemade Greek Spice Blend

Homemade Greek Spice Mix Recipe - Save money on fancy spice blends by making your own. Try this Greek-inspired blend for easy meals packed with flavor.

Save money on fancy spice blends by making your own. Try this Greek-inspired blend for easy meals packed with flavor. Admittedly, I’ve never been to Greece, but it’s on my list! I love the flavors associated with the Mediterranean islands. Once we tackle the whole France experience, we hope to plan an Ancient World trip for […]

Don’t Let Milk Go to Waste

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Don’t let that milk go to waste! Use it up instead of pouring it down the drain. They say, “Don’t cry over spilled milk.” I say, “Don’t cry over milk about to expire. Use it up!” Wasting food is akin to wasting money. We can salvage our grocery budgets when we reduce waste. And sometimes […]

Audit Yourself

Audit Yourself - Want to spend less on groceries? Figure out what in the world you

Want to spend less on groceries? Figure out what in the world you’re buying! This month we’re talking about ways to save on groceries. One of the first lines of defense is to determine your baseline. What are you spending and what in the world are you buying? If you don’t think about this too […]

9 Homemade Dips that Are Healthier & Cheaper

9 Homemade Dips that Are Healthier & Cheaper - Make your own dips this football season. They

Make your own dips this football season. They’ll be cheaper and healthier. And taste way better. I am a dipper. Totally. Ever since I was a little girl, chips and dip have made my eyes light up. Doesn’t matter what kind: sour cream and onion, guacamole, 7-layer dip, even Cactus Dip! Yep, I ate weird […]

5 Favorite Breakfasts to Help You Save Some Coin

Budget-Friendly Breakfasts - Save money on breakfast by making it yourself instead of opening a box. Try one (or all) of these five easy recipes this week!

Save money on breakfast by making it yourself instead of opening a box. Try one (or all) of these five easy recipes this week! Processed breakfast foods are hugely expensive these days. Many of the varieties available really don’t offer much more than empty calories. My kids could eat through a box of Frosted Sugar Num-Nums and […]