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Tools to Help You Eat Healthy This Summer

Tools to Help You Eat Healthy This Summer

Food shouldn’t be complicated. Or bad for you. Or expensive. I’m working to craft good cheap eats that we can both enjoy. You can read more about this site here. Check out my cookbooks if you’re needing some budget-friendly inspiration. Read about how to make healthy eating work for you here.Summer is a great time […]

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Why You Should Make Your Own Cole Slaw

Why You Should Make Your Own Cole Slaw

Cole slaw is one of the easiest summer side dishes to make. It’s a shame folks settle for the soggy mess at the deli counter. No more! Make your own! I’m not sure the first time I made my own cole slaw, but I’m so glad I gave it a shot. You see, FishPapa and […]

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How to Store Strawberries to Keep Them Fresh (VIDEO)

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Wondering how to make the most of strawberry season? Use these simple strategies to store strawberries to keep them fresh. Strawberries have always been my favorite berry. That’s probably because they are the only berry I remember eating as a child. I lived a sheltered life, apparently. I’ve since expanded my horizons to include raspberries, […]

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Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice Good Cheap Eats

Vegetable Fried Rice is a quick and easy meal that you can make with just a handful of simple ingredients. It’s a great way to use leftover rice. Ever had it where you make too much rice and nobody wants to eat it up? Maybe it was a little dry and overcooked. Maybe you just […]

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Ultimate Homemaking Bundle – What’s In It for You?

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THE ULTIMATE HOMEMAKING BUNDLE SALE IS NOW OVER. FEEL FREE TO SIGN UP TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN THE NEW BUNDLE IS AVAILABLE NEXT SPRING. You’ve heard about the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, but is it really worth it? Here are my candid thoughts. As a contributing author, I receive a portion of the sale when you buy […]

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Grocery Geek: End of May

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap.  My May Grocery Geek updates fell off the radar mid-month. The month was just so crazy with birthdays, not feeling well, company, and the like. We ended up going over budget more than I thought, with […]

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Personal Blueberry Crumble

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Blueberry Crumble is a delight, particularly in summer when the berries are fresh from the field. Serve each of your guests a personal blueberry crumble for a fun dessert. As I mentioned last week, FishChick9 has been baking up a storm, preparing for a televised kids’ baking competition that we hope she will be accepted to. They […]

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NEW: A Month of Meals – Salad’s On!

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Summer’s here and salad’s on! Enjoy a month of easy, healthy, and budget-friendly salad-centric meals with this new meal plan. Salad is a perfect meal planning solution for hot, summer days. Not only is it cool and refreshing and features fresh, abundant summer produce, but it’s also very make-ahead, meaning you can prep all the […]

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Strawberry Oatcakes

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Brighten someone’s morning with a batch of these buttery Strawberry Oatcakes. They’re hearty, flavorful, and not too sweet — a perfect start to the day! I’m so pleased to partner with Bob’s Red Mill for this post. I have been provided with sample product as well as compensation for my time. All opinions are my own. Baking […]

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How to Make Carne Asada (VIDEO)

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If yesterday’s Grilled Basil Dijon Chicken recipe wasn’t enough to convince you to fire up the barbie, how about this easy Carne Asada recipe?! In this video I’ll show you how to make carne asada with an easy homemade marinade. Last summer my brother came to visit and he had a plan to make his famous […]

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