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5 Great Salads that Make a Meal

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.Looking for something fresh after […]

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Warm & Spicy Fish Rub Recipe

Enjoy the ease and out-of-this-world taste of home cooked fish when you use this simple warm and spicy fish rub for seasoning. 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. Fish is […]

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Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Homemade Pizza Sauce | Good Cheap Eats

Homemade Pizza Sauce is super simple to make and can transform an okay homemade pizza into a great one. Make a batch of this sauce for your pizza night this week! Pizza night has been a regular part of my week for almost 20 years. My early attempts at homemade pizza were doughy and sad, […]

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No more cereal for dinner.

Don’t eat another bowl of cold cereal for dinner. Get with the plan. A meal plan, that is. Do you find yourself staring at the open refrigerator at 5 o’clock, wondering what in the world you’re going to have for dinner? Do you ever fill the grocery cart with good healthy ingredients only to throw […]

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Bowl Meals: Discover the Beauty!

Want quick and healthy meals that you can easily pack for work, school, or road trips? Discover the beauty of bowl meals! Bowl meals are some of my favorites. “Bowl meals?” my husband said. Yeah, you know, rice bowls, burrito bowls, teriyaki bowls. They’re a thing, don’t ya know? At least they are to me. […]

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Whole Wheat Beer Bread, Easy Enough for Dinner Tonight

Whole Wheat Beer Bread | Good Cheap Eats

Bake up this hearty Whole Wheat Beer Bread to fill your bread basket. It’s delicious alongside soup, stew, or chili, and tastes great warm with butter. 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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Favorite Suppers from Good Cheap Eats

Favorite suppers are the best kind. They please everyone and typically fit the budget. Here are some oldies, but goodies, some of our family’s favorite Good Cheap Eats. It’s been 8 years since I first typed out that first recipe on Good Cheap Eats. Back then, blogging was still in its early days when folks […]

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Roasted Potatoes and Peppers

Put a little spice in your life by adding poblano peppers to oven roasted potatoes, onions, and sweet bell peppers. The result is a hearty side dish you’ll love. 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. […]

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Buy Groceries on a Budget: How To Make it Happen

We all have to buy groceries. Buying them on a budget can be a challenge. Here are my strategies for staying in the black this year. Years ago when we were young newlyweds, I would buy groceries almost daily. If something sounded good to me for dinner, I ran to the store to get the […]

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The Mashed Potato Casserole My Kids Go Nuts For

Need a comfy side dish? Make the Mashed Potato Casserole my kids go nuts for. It’s very make-ahead and as easy as can be. 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. […]

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