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8 Great Books to Help You Eat Well and Spend Less

8 Great Books to Help You Eat Well

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.Are you looking for some […]

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Herbed Seasoning Mix

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This Herbed Seasoning Mix is super versatile. Quick to mix up, it’s a perfect seasoning for fish, chicken, and vegetables. You know how much I love to make my own seasoning mixes, right? Well, I’ve been experimenting lately, rounding out my repertoire of seasoning blends. I am thrilled with this new addition to my spice […]

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Lettuce Wraps: How to Fill Them

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Lettuce wraps are a delicious way to enjoy protein and vegetables without having just another salad. Try some of these great fillings for lettuce wraps. Nicoise Salad Wraps The first time I ever heard about lettuce wraps was in the context of In-N-Out Burger’s secret menu. Instead of a bun, you could get your burger […]

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Grocery Geek: April, Week 3

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap.  As you know this month is an anomaly for me in the grocery department. Not only am I recovering from the Great Pantry Challenge of 2016 (aka When-We-Ate-Almost-All-the-Food-in-the-House-for-a-Termite-Fumigation), but I’m also doing a Whole 30 challenge. […]

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Shopping at ALDI: 7 Things You Might Not Know

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Have you ever been grocery shopping at ALDI? Did you know this discount grocer is coming to California? Here are 7 things you might want to know. This post is sponsored by ALDI. I have been compensated for my time spent writing this post. All opinions are my own. Did you know that discount grocery […]

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Fajita Burgers to Liven Up Your Burger Bar

Fajita Burgers from Good Cheap Eats

Grilling season approaches. Switch your burger bar up a bit this year with salsa, chipotle mayo, and fajita vegetables. Viva the Fajita Burger! Burgers are a huge hit at our house. I know that I can get instant approval from everyone at the table when I make hamburgers. They’re good with eating them at restaurants, […]

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Sauce Recipes You Can Make at Home

Apricot BBQ Sauce

The secret to many dishes is in the sauce! Check out these easy sauce recipes you can make at home to save money and enjoy great meals. Whether you’re eating a special diet, want to save money, or simply want to enjoy homemade more often than commercial, homemade sauces can really make your meal. Not only […]

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Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

Crockpot Chicken and Potatoes Good Cheap Eats

This Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes comes together so quickly in the slow cooker. The hands-free braising results in a tender and delicious meal of chicken and potatoes. There are some days when you just want to take it easy in the food department. Like call room service. Not that I’ve splurged on room service, but it […]

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Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto Good Cheap Eats

Freshen up this season with dinner salads. Try this Italian Salad loaded with vegetables and topped with crispy prosciutto. Vegetables are the name of the game, people. Nutritionists can argue all the live long day about paleo v. vegan v. whole grains, but one thing everyone agrees on is vegetables. We should all eat more […]

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Grocery Geek: April Week 2

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap.  So, this week I’ve been eating all Whole 30, so that means I’m running out of vegetables. That sounds like such a weird thing to say. Normally, it’s milk, cheese, and bread that we run out […]

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