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Cinnamon Toast Croutons

Cinnamon Toast is a comfort, isn’t it? Make snacking croutons with dry bread for a good cheap eat. At the beginning of the Pantry Challenge, I cleaned out the freezers and inventoried what we had. That amounted to quite a few heels from sandwich bread. Those are generally the last pieces to be eaten around […]

Cheese and Garlic Croutons

Homemade Cheese and Garlic Croutons | Good Cheap Eats

Forget the box! Make your own croutons for great flavor and good cheap eats! Croutons are like candy at our house. Back in the day when I bought the boxed versions, I had to hide the box because my people would be tempted to eat them all — with or without a salad to go […]

Homemade Croutons, Shredded Chicken and Recipe for Red Sauce

One of the things that I love about freezer cooking, or once-a-month cooking as it is often called, is that I can make a multitude of homemade convenience items that are less expensive and healthier for us than their storebought counterparts. Don’t get me wrong, storebought has its place, most definitely. But, even before we […]

Homemade Croutons for Salad or Soup

Homemade croutons come from humble beginnings, but they can make your salad or soup shine with crunch and texture. Find out the easy way to make them yourself. Have you ever made homemade croutons? They are so worth the ten minutes that it takes to prep them. They add crunch and texture to soups and […]

Tips for Budget-Friendly Holiday Meals

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As the holidays approach, you may be tempted to pull out all the stops. Your budget may not agree. Enjoy a festive season without overspending with these tips for budget-friendly holiday meals. Pictured: Ham in the Slow Cooker Yep, the holidays they are approaching. You’ve seen the displays in Costco and Walmart. You can read […]

How to Make Homemade Breadcrumbs in the Food Processor

breadcrumbs in food processor

Learn how to make homemade breadcrumbs in this easy tutorial! Never buy breadcrumbs again at the grocery store. Use your food processor to make them yourself. Ever find yourself in the kitchen making a meal and you realize that you’re out of a key ingredient? Yikes! Do you really have to go to the store? […]

Meal Prep Salads to Make Lunchtime Easier

Meal prep salads are a great way to enjoy an easy and delicious lunch. Learn how to make lunchtime easier with a prepped salad just the way you like it. You want something quick and easy for lunch. You don’t want to spend a lot of money. And you’re trying to eat foods that make […]

Healthy Snacks for Hungry Kids

Got kids who are always hungry? Let’s rephrase that, got kids? Here are some healthy snacks to make sure they’re satisfied in good ways. It would seem that kids are always hungry: breakfast, 2nd breakfast, elevensies, luncheon…. Oh wait! Is that hobbits or kids? Same thing, really. While three (or more) good meals are a […]