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The Mashed Potato Casserole My Kids Go Nuts For

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.Need a comfy side dish? […]

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Cranberry-Orange Scones to Bake Someone Happy

Bake someone happy with these easy Cranberry-Orange Scones. Sweet cranberries, orange zest, and whole wheat pastry flour, not to mention ample butter, make for a divine weekend treat! 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 […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in February

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. Amazing how time flies when […]

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One-Pan Chicken Nachos Recipe

Feed a crowd and your hunger for loaded nachos all in one fell swoop. This One-Pan Chicken Nachos recipe will have you set for success. 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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Meatball Subs (with a Freezer Option)

Enjoy Meatball Subs any day of the week without heading to a sandwich shop or going to a lot of work. This easy recipe with a freezer kit option is just the ticket. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

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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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