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Lettuce Wraps: How to Fill Them

nicoise salad wraps GCE

Lettuce wraps are a delicious way to enjoy protein and vegetables without having just another salad. Try some of these great fillings for lettuce wraps. Nicoise Salad Wraps The first time I ever heard about lettuce wraps was in the context of In-N-Out Burger’s secret menu. Instead of a bun, you could get your burger […]

Sauce Recipes You Can Make at Home

Apricot BBQ Sauce

The secret to many dishes is in the sauce! Check out these easy sauce recipes you can make at home to save money and enjoy great meals. Whether you’re eating a special diet, want to save money, or simply want to enjoy homemade more often than commercial, homemade sauces can really make your meal. Not only […]

Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

Crockpot Chicken and Potatoes Good Cheap Eats

This Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes comes together so quickly in the slow cooker. The hands-free braising results in a tender and delicious meal of chicken and potatoes. There are some days when you just want to take it easy in the food department. Like call room service. Not that I’ve splurged on room service, but it […]

A Month of Meals: Protein Style

Whole 30 Meal Plan

Want to take a break from junk and get in better shape? Go protein style! It’s back! So many people have written me and asked that I bring back the meal plan, Month of Meals: Protein Style, that April, when I plan to try Whole30 again, seemed like a good time to do it. This meal […]

Meal Planning for Different Diets

Meal Planning for Different Diets

Meal Planning for different diets can be tricky. What one person loves, the other hates or can’t eat. But, you don’t have to spend all day in the kitchen. There are ways to make it work to eat well and keep everyone happy. Chicken Street Tacos Getting a meal on the table every night can […]

Easter Menu Ideas

Easter Menu Ideas Good Cheap Eats

Looking for some fresh Easter Menu Ideas? I’m thinking outside the ham and potatoes box with these quick and easy, but super delicious recipes. Can you believe that Easter is just a week away?! The calendar has been a little tricky cramming it so close to St Patrick’s Day. Poor April, what does she have […]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Irish Stew Recipe Life as Mom

March 17 is a great day for feasting. If you need a little help meal planning, consider one of these tasty St. Patrick’s Day Recipes.  I’ll confess. I’ve not YET been to Ireland, but it’s on my list! And I’m happy to eat Irish food. So far as I can tell from my research, it’s […]

A Month of Comfort Foods

A Month of Comfort Foods COVER

Ready to make things easy in the meal planning department. Get this Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans and eat well in March! Have you got a meal plan going for this week yet? If not, then have I got some good news for you! I am so excited about this month’s Month of Meals. […]

Fish Recipes We Love

Fish Recipes We Love Good Cheap Eats

Looking for some winning fish recipes? This little roundup features some of our family’s favorite fish recipes that are quick and simple to make and easy on the wallet. I didn’t grow up loving fish, but I married a Fisher. I figured it out. Turns out, I love salmon and shrimp. Homemade tartar sauce makes […]

Favorite Comfort Food Recipes

What kind of meal does a winter call for? Comfort food! These recipes top my list of food that is quick, easy, and super duper comforting.

What kind of food does winter call for? Comfort food! These recipes top my list of meals that are quick, easy, and super duper comforting. They say not to eat your feelings. However, I think there’s a time and a place where food should match our feelings. A little extra attention to a meal can help […]