Thanksgiving Savings Tips

Thanksgiving Table Setting

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.Need some Thanksgiving savings tips to keep you in the black this holiday season? A few little tricks can help you eat well and spend less! […]

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Creamy Chicken Pasta with Bacon

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This Creamy Chicken Pasta dish is sauced with sherry with cream and dotted with bacon, tomatoes, and peas. It’s absolutely delicious! Like I mentioned last week, pasta is one of my go-to good cheap eats. We’re now a 2-pound pasta family, so thankfully, I can easily buy it for $1/pound or less. By making my […]

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Homemade Red Sauce with Meats

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Homemade red sauce is one of my freezer staples.¬†Economical and easy to make, it’s a great¬†recipe for adding flavor to pastas, meat dishes, and casseroles. This can of tomato puree costs less than $3 at Costco. It’s the equivalent of almost four of the large cans you can buy at the grocery store for about […]

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Make Breakfast for Dinner

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Breakfast for Dinner is a FishFamily Favorite. It’s quick and easy, super delicious, and everyone does the happy dance when I serve it. Jace’s Breakfast Burritos Can you believe it that we’re at the end of the Quick Dinner Ideas series? October went by fast. Hopefully, I didn’t overwhelm you with so many posts (over […]

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Quick Whole 30 Dinner Ideas

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Breaking the hold of quick, processed foods can be hard. Try these Quick Whole 30 Dinner Ideas to eat real good food, real quick. Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash One of the reasons that our culture is hooked on convenience foods and take-out is that these foods are quick. They’re easy. They don’t take a […]

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Cheese Enchiladas

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Enchiladas are one of my favorite foods to prepare. Saucy and cheesy, they are a comfort. They are also a super quick dinner to prepare. Cheese Enchiladas My cousin doesn’t think she can make enchiladas. She can grow a crazy good garden and can 50 bajillion salsas and jams in a day, so I’m pretty […]

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5 Quick and Easy Pasta Dishes

5 Quick and Easy Pasta Dishes

Pasta is a quick and simple dish that feeds a crowd and pleases the masses. Check out these 5 quick and easy pasta dishes next time you need a little inspiration. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in […]

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadilla

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Quesadillas are a quick, easy, and delicious dinner. Try this Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadilla recipe for a meatless version with plenty of flavor. Quesadillas are one of my go-to quick dinner ideas. Not only do they taste great, but you can mix and match the fillings in so many ways that you just […]

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Quick Fix Dinners To Save You Time and Money

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Find yourself pressed for time and money? There are some great quick fix meals you can make that take care of you on both counts! Sometimes we find ourselves hard pressed to save time and money. Often we have to choose between one or the other. A convenient food item costs more money, but it […]

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Meal Prep Ideas for Quick Dinners All Week

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Make dinner quick and easy all week. Check out these meal prep ideas to help you do pull it off without breaking a sweat. This past couple weeks my husband and I have been digging into our financial records and doing a little strategizing. Since we paid off all our debt, we’ve been able to […]

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