Sausage Vegetable Frittata

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Thanks for checking out Good Cheap Eats. You’ll find all kinds of solutions to your budget cooking woes.Enjoy an easy, make-ahead egg dish full of flavor. This Sausage Vegetable Frittata is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Next month my brother is getting married. Though he and his fiancee live in Santa Clarita, they’re holding […]

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Frugal Foodie Wins and Losses

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Did you save money on groceries this week? Tell us your Frugal Foodie Wins and Losses. Well, I’m sad to say, I didn’t do much in the way of Frugal Foodie-ism this week. It was a busy, but homebound week for the most part. It’s Friday, and I’m hot and tired. Summer, please go away! […]

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Jace’s Breakfast Burritos

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Wake your people up with the aroma of carne asada grilling. Jace’s Breakfast Burritos will make everyone’s weekend! My youngest brother is named Jace. I was almost 14 when he was born, so we lived very different childhoods. He’s closer in age to my kids than I am to him. Both my brothers went to college […]

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Sausage Potato Soup

Sausage and Potato Soup | Good Cheap Eats

Cozy up with a bowl of this Sausage Potato Soup. Chock full of potatoes and other vegetables and a spicy Italian Sausage, this soup is delicious comfort food. Last week we had a rainy day — and it was so exciting. That’s what years of drought will do for you. You go outside in your pajamas […]

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Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe

Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

This simple Chili Mac Recipe is very make-ahead and super good. It’s good old fashioned comfort food that gives you the night off cooking with delicious results. I love the ease that comes with cooking in the Crockpot (aka Crock-pot, aka slow cooker). It cooks and keeps food warm for you while you do other […]

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Frugal Foodie Adventures

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Ready to talk turkey? How are YOU saving money on food costs? Here are my Frugal Foodie Adventures: I feel like the week just passed before my eyes. The weather was cooler; we even had rain. I wasn’t melting in a puddle all week long, which was a welcome change. I also was a major […]

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Easy Chicken Quinoa Bowl

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This Easy Chicken Quinoa Bowl is simple, hearty, and packed with flavor as well as protein. It makes a perfect weeknight dinner or workaday lunch. This post contains one or more Amazon 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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Have a Taste of Good Cheap Eats (FREE Sample)

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Want a peek inside my new cookbook? Download a free sample as well as several other bonus features. Last week my fourth cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less released. Thanks so much for your support and encouraging words. While the book didn’t hit the New York Times Bestseller List, it was […]

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Chicken Street Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Street Tacos | Good Cheap Eats

Enjoy an easy dinner with this recipe for Chicken Street Tacos. So simple, but so delicious, these tacos can easily feed a crowd or be adapted to a grain-free lettuce wrap. I grew up in Southern California where Mexican food reigns — and for good reason. Made from inexpensive ingredients and packed with flavor, Mexican […]

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Frugal Foodie Efforts This Week

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How did you save money on food this week? The Frugal Foodie is my report on how we worked to save money on food and still eat well. From the sounds of it, everyone enjoyed last week’s inaugural Frugal Foodie Efforts. It’s like a mash-up of Grocery Geek and Pantry Challenge, without the need for […]

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