FishFam Sugar Fast

FishFam Sugar Fast - our family

Last year about this time, I spent 30 days eliminating most of the foods most people eat on a regular basis. My experience with the Whole30 was hard, but also enlightening. I learned a lot about paleo eating and my body and I also created some new and yummy recipes that we still enjoy today. […]

Make Pancakes for Mardi Gras

Pancake recipes and ideas for Mardi Gras (aka Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday) | Good Cheap Eats

Celebrate Mardi Gras with pancakes for dinner! Next Tuesday is Mardi Gras, aka Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. During the middle ages, it was tradition to abstain from eating eggs and butter during Lent. So as to not let anything go to waste, people would use up their stores of rich fats on the Tuesday […]

Why Eat Healthy?

Why Eat Healthy? - Reasons and resources to help you eat healthier food and enjoy good eats.

Build a Salad Bar When I first started writing here at Good Cheap Eats, we had been out of debt for just a few months. We’d paid off $18,000 in about 18 months time. We sold what we could sell, took on extra jobs, and reduced our expenses as much as possible. You can read […]

8 Sweet Valentine Desserts

8 Sweet Valentine

What is Valentine’s Day without a little bit of chocolate? Ready for Friday? It’s Valentine’s Day. Whether you have a sweetheart or not, I think it’s the perfect excuse to indulge in a little chocolate. Chocolate makes everything better. It’s true. It’s a law of nature. Check out this roundup of some of our favorite […]

Get Easy Homemade

Easy Homemade

Easy Homemade is a wonderful e-cookbook that unpacks recipes for more than 60 kitchen staples. Replace the processed with homemade. It really is easy. This month you can buy the book and get a free copy for a friend. Give it as a gift or split the cost between yourselves for a great deal. The […]

Notes from a Blue Bike: Thoughts on Food

Notes from a Blue Bike: Thoughts on Food

This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! I just finished reading my friend Tsh’s new book,  Notes from A Blue Bike that she sent […]

Stocking Your Pantry for Flu & Cold Season

Stocking Your Pantry for Flu and Cold Season - Be prepared for flu and cold season by stocking your pantry with comfort and healing. Grab the printable list of supplies.

Be prepared for flu and cold season by stocking your pantry with comfort and healing. The irony is not lost on me: during the Pantry Challenge, we ate up our supply of saltine crackers, frozen orange juice, and chicken broth. And then five kids and I came down with the Head Cold of the Century. […]

25 Great Appetizers for the Big Game

25 Great Apps

Looking for a new recipe for your Super Bowl party? Check out some of these crowd-pleasing favorites. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. […]

Learn to Like Cooking

Learn to Like Cooking - If you don

If you don’t love to cook, I’ll help you troubleshoot why. A daily necessity doesn’t need to be drudgery. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support […]

Real Lunches Real Easy

Pack Real Food Lunches for School - a great guide to planning and packing a great lunch for your kids

I am an affiliate for this ebook. If you make a purchase through my link, I am paid a small portion of the sale. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! My kids are taught at home. I’ve been “homeschooling” them all right from the get-go. So […]