Burrito Pizza

Burrito Pizza

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter. I have really enjoyed experimenting with pizza recipes this summer. I’ve found some new combinations that my family likes. Hallelujah! Maybe we can bust out of the pepperoni rut! […]

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How ‘Bout Them Apple Slices?

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Apple slices are an easy, healthy snack. Not only are apples packed with vitamins and fiber, but they taste great. We find that slicing apples makes them easier to eat. We also waste less if we slice the apples. Kids just don’t generally get all the edible bits off a core. Since we try to […]

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Brussels Sprouts Linguine – What’s On Your Plate?

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Welcome to another fun week of What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a […]

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Sears Chef Challenge & Induction Cooker Giveaway

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As you may already know, I love cooking shows. And while I don’t watch reality TV or most network stations, I love me some cooking competitions. One of the highlights of my Sunday afternoons is to watch “The Next Food Network Star” with the fam. The boys and I discuss the pros and cons of […]

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Plain Yogurt is a Good Cheap Eat

Plain Yogurt

It wasn’t until we found ourselves buried in debt that I really gave plain yogurt a chance. Previously, I bought the more expensive sugared varieties in individual packaging. Once I started to drastically cut my grocery budget, I became a little more cut-throat in my yogurt buying: I only bought store brand on sale or […]

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Fish Taco Salad

Fish Taco Salad

Fish Tacos are a delicious dinner. Wanna know what to do with the leftovers? Make a Fish Taco Salad! This is a great lunch or a lighter dinner meal. And you probably won’t want to wait around for leftovers. Just make it, just ’cause. What’s the most unique salad you ever ate?

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Grill Recipes to Write Home About

Grilled Chicken and Potatoes

We love to serve grilled foods. All year round we can be found “firing up the barby” at our house. Even when we lived where weather truly happened, we would “cook out” whenever we could. We even tried in the middle of a snow storm. That doesn’t quite work. Some of our favorite grilling recipes […]

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Summer Vegetable Salad – What’s On Your Plate?

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Welcome to the latest feature on Good Cheap Eats! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new […]

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Homemade Buttercream Frosting

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In my efforts to healthify our family’s diet, I have switched from buying canned frosting to making my own. I know, frosting is frosting. It’s still butter and sugar. But, at least butter + sugar is better than partially-hydrogenated-I-don’t-know-what’s-its. I’m amazed at how much better my cakes taste with homemade buttercream. My husband and teenage […]

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Vote For Us!

How many cows does it take to stage a photo shoot? Yes, me and my herd headed to the beach on Friday to capture our cowstumes on film. It was comical. Me, six children, and a camera on a tri-pod. And no one but the baby cried, I promise. We’re currently fourth in Chick-Fil-A’s cowstume […]

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