Prepare a Snack Tray for Easy Holiday Entertaining

Be prepared for guests and have your larder stocked with quick snacks and appetizers. Pulling together an impromptu snack tray will be quick and easy. Tomato Salad on Toast We like fun food around here. We like snacky food. We like to eat fun, snacky food with friends and neighbors. And sometimes, especially around the […]

8 Fantastic Desserts for Thanksgiving

Finish off your Thanksgiving feast with one — or more — of these delicious desserts! You know the old adage, “So many desserts, so little time.” It’s true, of course. It’s so hard to choose just one dessert to make for Thanksgiving. Even though we often have only eight people which would maybe need a […]

7 Easy Ways to Avoid Food Waste

To avoid food waste is to save money. Have you considered that? You’re throwing money away when you waste food. Good reason to stop, eh? Here’s how. They say that Americans waste up to 25% of the food they buy. If this statistic is true, depending on what you’re throwing away, you could reduce your […]

Yummy Drinks I Think We Should Try This Summer

Don’t let summer pass you by without relaxing out of doors with a tall glass of something delicious. I’ve got five yummy drinks to try this summer. My favorite Cherry LimeadeĀ  So, I’ve been thinking about summer…. It’s going by all too quickly. Fourth of July, say what? I haven’t been to the pool yet. […]

Sensational Side Salads to Feast On this Summer

Summer is salad season! Try one of these sensational side salads at your next picnic or cookout. They are cool, refreshing, and full of flavor. When I was in college, my church would hold potluck fundraisers, called “Salad’s On!” Everyone would pitch in some salad dishes and then you ponied up a little money to […]

5 Great Salads that Make a Meal

Looking for something fresh after the long, heavy winter? Enjoy plenty of fresh vegetables and protein in these great salads that make a meal. Salad season is upon us — and I’m so glad! Salad meals have long been some of my favorites. I miss them during winter. I know, I can — and do […]

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. […]

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 […]