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5 Winter Salads to Brighten Your Day

5 Winter Salads to Brighten Your Day | GoodCheapEats.com

Craving something fresh during these last weeks of winter? Try one of these delicious salads! Who says that winter needs to be gray and dreary? When you consider some of the fruits and vegetables that are plentiful and often on sale in winter, there’s no need to be sad. You can still eat the rainbow […]

Grab a Budget Meal Plan

There’s a new meal plan available on Life as MOM. This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less is focused on easy-to-prepare meals. Grab the meal plan and get shopping. Bonus: it can be shopped at Trader Joe’s and Aldi as well as regular grocery stores.

A Meal Plan for the Week

A Meal Plan for the Week

Planning your meals for the week can be a great way to save money, eat well, and shop effectively.

Easy Meals for Singles

Easy Meals for Singles | GoodCheapEats.com

Don’t have a lot of mouths to feed at home? Here are some simple, but tasty meals that are perfect for the single guy or gal. I haven’t been single for over twenty years, but I remember the transition from my family home to college. I’d been used to cooking for my parents and four siblings. […]

Whole 30 Meal Plan for the Week

Whole 30 Meal Plan for the Week

Here’s my meal plan for the week, Whole 30 compatible, and pretty darn delicious!

Pantry Challenge Update, Week 2

week 2 update

Two weeks done, two weeks to go. Here’s my update on the Pantry Challenge for week two:

7 Meals That Started with Leftovers

7 Meals That Started as Leftovers | Try one of these easy recipes that turn leftovers into a new meal -- Beans & Rice Soup, Chicken Fried Rice, Creamy Turkey Enchiladas, Chicken Salad Wraps, Turkey Pot Pie, Cream Noodles with Ham and Tomato, and Stone Soup.

Got leftovers? Don’t just want to reheat them? Try one of these recipes that makeover leftovers in a new way.

7 Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself

Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself - Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself.

Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself.   Now that we’re well into the Pantry Challenge, you may find yourself running out of ingredients that you normally keep on hand. It’s fine to run to the store, but what if you really want to stick to […]

A Month’s Meal Plan for the Pantry Challenge

A Month's Meal Plan for a Pantry Challenge

Wondering how to plan for a Pantry Challenge? Here are the strategies I’m using to help make our “eat-down-the-pantry” month go well. This month we’re undertaking a low-spend, Pantry Challenge kind of month. My hope is that we will spend a few hundred dollars on groceries and focus on using up what we have –without […]

Improve Your Family’s Diet in the New Year

Improve Your Family

Ring in the new year with some diet changes to help you and your whole family.