Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less is Here!

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I’m super excited to tell you about my new cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less. It’s being released on Tuesday! I’ve been keeping this a little hush-hush for awhile because I find it really annoying to hear about a book that you have to wait six months to read. There is something […]

Hands-Free Cashew Chicken

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Cashew Chicken was never easier than this take-out fake-out. It’s hands free in the preparation, making it a great weeknight quick fix. We used to go to Panda Express almost on a weekly basis. It’s not far from home, and if we ordered the “Panda Feast” and a couple small entrees, we really could let […]

This Month’s Meal Plan is FREE!

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Get this month’s meal plan for free. It’s the perfect complement to my new book, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less. For the last few months, I’ve been putting together monthlong meal plans. They’ve been super helpful to many households who want to good cheap eats but may not have the time […]

What to Make for Dinner

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What to make for dinner? It’s a daily question, isn’t it? Here are some simple strategies to help you answer it in a good cheap way. Broccoli Sesame Noodles What to make for dinner is a question that most of us have to answer on a daily basis, whether you cook for yourself or feed […]

Pesto Shrimp Linguine Salad

Pesto Shrimp Linguine Salad | Good Cheap Eats

Pesto Shrimp Linguine Salad is super easy and quick to assemble. It’s packed with flavor thanks to pesto, sundried tomatoes, and black olives. Years ago (like 20+) I worked as a waitress and barista at a pricey Santa Barbara restaurant and bakery. One of the perks of the job was to get a free meal […]

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash is so delicious! Add some onion and chopped mushroom as aromatics, and you’ll be so pleased you’re eating healthfully! This summer has been pretty wild for me. We started it out with my husband’s surgery and are ending it with my autoimmune diagnosis. I’m still holding out a smidgen of hope that […]

Creamy Chicken Salsa Verde

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Creamy Chicken Salsa Verde is packed with rich flavor. Bathed in sour cream and salsa, the chicken gets extra flavor from Mexican spices and cilantro. When I don’t know what to make for dinner, I make this dish. Even my picky eater gobbles it down and asks for more. It’s so simple, it’s actually kinda […]

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

It’s so easy to cook spaghetti squash, you’ll wonder why you don’t do it more often. Spaghetti squash is a great, low-carb alternative to pasta or polenta.

Santa Fe Salad with Chicken, Corn, and Black Beans

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This Santa Fe Salad is super easy to pull together. Signature corn and black beans get added protein from shredded chicken and other tasty toppings.

Rice Bowls Make a Quick and Easy Dinner

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Rice bowls are the perfect answer to what’s for dinner if you don’t know what to make or don’t have a lot of time. They are quick, easy, and delicious.