Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe

Crockpot Chili Mac Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

Thanks for checking out Good Cheap Eats. You’ll find all kinds of solutions to your budget cooking woes.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 […]

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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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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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Looking for a delicious gluten-free dessert? These Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookies Bars are perfect for lunch boxes, after school snacks, and evening dessert. My sister eats gluten-free, as does one of my best friends. I’d heard of their struggles to find baked goods that were, well, good, but I didn’t really understand until I started […]

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Chicken Tikka Masala

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Ready for a quick and easy supper? This Chicken Tikka Masala is so simple to make, and it’s packed with flavor from the tomato and Indian spices. I don’t have a good story to go with this recipe, other than one day a couple years ago, FishChick7 and I were on our way home from […]

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Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less is Here!

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I’m super excited to tell you about my new cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less. It’s being released on Tuesday! I’ve been keeping this a little hush-hush for awhile because I find it really annoying to hear about a book that you have to wait six months to read. There is something […]

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Frugal Foodie Efforts This Week

Our Frugal Foodie Efforts This Week

Let’s talk turkey. Or at least how we saved money on food this week. I am paid a small amount in advertising fees when you make a purchase through affiliate links in this post. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Saving money on food costs doesn’t just happen at the grocery store. It happens […]

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