A Simpler Season is Worth Planning


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.Plan now for a great […]

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8 Great Meatless Meals You Should Try

8 Great Meatless Meals You Should Try | Good Cheap Eats

Meatless meals have saved my budget more times than I can count. If I plan wisely, not only do they save me money, but we also get some extra veggies in our diet. Greek Eggs; Pin Meatless meals have come to my rescue many times over the years. When I hadn’t thawed any meat, when […]

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Ham and Swiss Sliders (Freezer-Friendly)


Come home to an easy supper: hot Ham and Swiss Sliders! Not only do they taste fabulous, but they’re also freezer-friendly. Sandwich Night need never be boring, particularly when you’ve got a stash of these spicy Ham and Swiss Sliders on hand. These small but mighty sandwiches, packed with ham, swiss cheese, and spicy horseradish […]

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Barbacoa Beef for Tacos, Lettuce Wraps, Bowls, & Burritos


This Barbacoa Beef comes together quickly and easily in the slow cooker. The tangy, tender beef filling is perfect for tacos, lettuce wraps, bowls, and burritos. It’s that season again when you’ll start seeing chuck roasts and steaks go on sale. Do me a favor, and buy a few the next time you see a […]

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Red Burritos with Beef and Beans


Red Burritos, particularly those stuffed with savory beef and beans and topped with luscious enchilada sauce and cheese are so tasty. Even better, you can make them and freeze them in advance! This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. […]

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FREE Meal Plan to Help You Eat Well All Week


Get a free meal plan full of affordable, delicious dinners you can prepare in 30-minutes or less! Wondering what’s for dinner? Feel overwhelmed when you go to the grocery store? Perplexed as to how to eat well without spending too much of your hard earned money? A meal plan can be your answer to all three […]

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8 Great Rice Dishes You Should Try

Vegetable Fried Rice Good Cheap Eats

Rice is a good cheap eat! Not only that, it tastes great, is gluten-free, and serves as a great base for any number of delectable dinners. Check out these 8 great rice dishes for inspiration. I grew up eating simple boiled rice or the wide variety of Rice-a-Roni boxed mixes. I’m still stunned that my […]

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A Month of Meals: Back to Basics Meal Plan


Are you looking for some easy meals that taste great and fit the budget? This Back to Basics Meal Plan is your answer for simply delicious dinners all month long. Can you believe it that October is already here? We’ll be decking the halls before we know it. I know that for me, September rushed […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in September

GG September

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. This month was a weird […]

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Spicy Sausage Lasagna with Mushrooms and Peppers

Spicy Sausage Lasagna GCE

This Sausage Lasagna, dotted with mushrooms and peppers, is flavorful and hearty. It comes together quickly and is very freezer-friendly. Lasagna is one of my favorite foods to make for the freezer. Not only is it economical and hearty, but it is also a fan favorite at my house. We are slowly making our way […]

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