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Meatball Subs (with a Freezer Option)

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.Enjoy Meatball Subs any day […]

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Bulk Batch Supreme Meatballs

Quick and yummy dinners are easy to come by when you make a bulk batch of these Supreme Meatballs. They are tender, delicious, and very freezer-friendly. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really […]

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Use a Price Book to Track Grocery Prices & Save Money

Wondering if it makes a difference where you shop? It does! Use a price book to track grocery prices, shop the best deals, and save money. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really […]

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How to Roast Garlic

Roast Garlic adds great flavor to any number of dishes, from sauces and dressings to soups and mashed potatoes. And it’s super easy to prepare. Garlic can be rather pungent, particularly when you take it in large doses. I remember in high school when my French teacher took us to an authentic French restaurant. They […]

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Healthier Comfort Foods that Won’t Break the Bank

In need of a little comfort food that is a bit healthier? Try one of these healthier comfort foods recipes. Winter can feel dreary. With all the cold, rain, snow, and sleet, not to mention being cooped up inside, it can drive one batty. And while traditional comfort foods can make everything better — or […]

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Ready to Make Healthy Eating Easier?

January flew by, but I hope your good intentions for the new year are still holding strong. It’s all well and good to make goals and resolutions on the first of the year when things are all bright and shiny. It’s another thing to stick to them in the coming months. Want a little help? […]

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Marinara Sauce Simple Enough for Everyday

Skip the bottled pasta sauce. You can make your own marinara sauce, simple enough for everyday, yet tasty enough for all your favorite dishes. When I was a starving college student and poor newlywed, I thought the only way to buy spaghetti sauce was to buy the jar from the grocery store. Even back then, […]

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Healthier Habits Your Budget Can Handle

Easy Garlic Green Beans | Good Cheap Eats

Are you looking for affordable strategies to help you eat healthier and live better? Check out these five healthier habits that your budget can handle. While January and the flush of the new year is past us, healthy habits are not something we should shirk with the changing of the calendar. I don’t care how […]

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Pantry Challenge 2017-31

This month we’re avoiding the grocery store and shopping the kitchen. Here’s how we’re eating. It’s like reality TV, for food. Well, we did it! Almost. For once, I don’t have my freezer thawed yet. Usually I swing that by the third week in the challenge, but not this year. There’s actually a fair amount […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in January

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people a healthy, mostly whole foods diet on the cheap. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate […]

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