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5 Things to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen

Kitchen costs can add up quickly, but not if you’re careful. Consider these 5 things to help you save money in the kitchen. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support! I spend a lot of time […]

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First We Eat and Then We Do Everything Else

First we eat and then we do everything else. Sometimes we need help with the everything else, and that’s okay. Beans and Rice, a Good Cheap Eat “First we eat, then we do everything else.” I think this quote from MFK Fisher, a prolific food writer of the 19th century, pretty much sums up my […]

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Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

Forget the bottled dressings. Why would you EVEN bother when you can make tasty Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing in just minutes? I’ve been a SUPER FAN of Blue Cheese Dressing for as long as I can remember. And I’ve stayed true blue, despite the teasing and taunts of school kids and wrinkled noses of my own progeny. […]

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Ditch the Wings – Make Grilled Buffalo Chicken!

Buffalo wings are a tasty treat, but sometimes you want something meatier. This Grilled Buffalo Chicken is just the thing! Full of flavor and easy to prep, you’ll have a great dish to throw on the grill. It’s getting time to fire up the barbie! Yesterday’s temps hit the 80s here in San Diego, which […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in March

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people 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 it. Six weeks ago I had […]

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Chef’s Salad with a Garlicky Anchovy Vinaigrette

Chef's Salad Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

A typical chef’s salad boasts hard-boiled eggs, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, and meat on a bed of dressed greens. This garlicky anchovy vinaigrette adds some punch to the mix. Salads are some of my favorite healthier meals. They give you the opportunity to “eat the rainbow”, save money, use up little bits of leftover meat and […]

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Coconut Berry Salad Recipe

Enjoy in-season berries in this deliciously simple Coconut Berry Salad that can be made in just minutes. It’s the perfect healthy dessert to serve all spring and summer. Berry season has arrived here in California. Last week the kids and I joined some friends for our annual strawberry picking adventure. While the berries aren’t cheap, they’re […]

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Slow Cooker Ham for the Holidays

Slow Cooker Ham | Good Cheap Eats

Make a Slow Cooker Ham for your next holiday feast. It’s easy. It’s delicious. It’s a good cheap eat that will make you the hit of the party. 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 […]

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Shrimp Bowls with Mango and Avocado

Shrimp Bowls Recipe from Good Cheap Eats

Enjoy a quick and delicious lunch or dinner with these Shrimp Bowls topped with Mango and Avocado. So easy and so yummy! This post contains 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 it. Imagine me taking […]

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Shredded Beef Tacos: A Good Cheap Eat

Shredded beef tacos are a deliciously simple way to make taco night terrific. The tender beef cooks in the slow cooker while you assemble fresh toppings. If you’ve got a favorite Mexican food restaurant, chances are you’ve experienced great tacos. If your favorite Mexican food restaurant is one of the better ones, you know the […]

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