Submarine Salad: You Won’t Miss the Bread!

Submarine Salad Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

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.The best part of a […]

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Free Printable Meal Planning Sheet

Free Weekly Meal Planning Sheet PIN

Save money and eat well this week by creating a meal plan. To help you be really organized, grab this free printable meal planning sheet. One sure-fire way to save money is to get a little organized. It doesn’t cost you anything to think through the week, plan out some meals, and do some grocery shopping. […]

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Make These Quick & Easy Meals

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Easy meals allow you to do so many great things: eat well, save money, and enjoy time pursuing other things that standing in a hot kitchen. Check out these easy meals for good cheap eats this month. Once upon a time there was a girl who spent two hours preparing every meal she served her […]

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Can You Refreeze Meat that’s Been Thawed?

Can You Refreeze Meat that Has Thawed? Good Cheap Eats

Can you refreeze meat that’s been thawed? Is it safe? Is it tasty? Here’s what you need to know about safely refreezing meat that’s been frozen before. It’s happened to all of us. We pull some meat items from the freezer, stash them in the fridge to thaw and then forget we did so. A […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in July

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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. July was a different kind of month in the Grocery Geek department. The most obvious difference is that this is my only Grocery Geek report for July. When I looked at the month and all the […]

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Spicy Turkey and Sausage Bolognese

Spicy Bolognese

Give tonight’s supper a kick with this quick and simple Spicy Turkey and Sausage Bolognese. It’s a perfect topping for pasta, polenta, or spaghetti squash. Are you still buying pasta sauce from the grocery store? Stop it already. It’s so easy to make your own pasta sauces — that taste better, are healthier for you, and […]

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Dinner Salad Recipes that are Super for Summer

Dinner Salad Recipes that are Super for Summer

The dog days of summer make it too, too hot to cook, let alone eat hot food. Get in and out of the kitchen with these super dinner salad recipes. Our summer weather hasn’t been too cool and breezy of late. We don’t have AC, and afternoon temps in the house have hovered far above […]

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Cheesy Chicken and Peppers

Cheesy Chicken and Peppers Recipe Good Cheap Eats PIN

When you want something flavorful, quick, and easy, lean on this simple Cheesy Chicken and Peppers dish. Prepared in individual dishes, this humble casserole becomes an elegant supper. As my husband and I work on eating more vegetables and fewer carbs, we’ve been enjoying quite a few bell peppers. It’s one of those vegetables that […]

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Just How Much Should You Spend on Groceries?

How Much Should You Spend on Groceries? | Good Cheap Eats

What you spend on groceries can be one of the most flexible line items in your budget. How do you decide just how much you should spend? A few weeks ago when I was cleaning out our family library, I came across my accounting book from my junior year in France. I kept track of […]

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8 Great Ways to Fill a Taco

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Tacos are a good cheap eat that offer a tremendous amount of variety. Here are 8 favorite taco fillings that won’t break the bank. 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. Carne […]

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