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Meal Planning Match-ups: Let’s Play!

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Creamy Chicken Stuffed Shells | 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.We’re going to play a […]

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Carnitas Soft Tacos to Make at Home

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Love the Carnitas Soft Tacos that you order at the local taco shop? Bring that delicious goodness to your home kitchen. Using the slow cooker makes the process super easy. You will wow your crowd with these delicious homemade Carnitas Soft Tacos. One of my favorite childhood memories is going to Olvera Street in downtown […]

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Snickerdoodle Bars – A Simpler Version of the Classic

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Snickerdoodle Bars | Good Cheap Eats

One of the most American of cookies is the Snickerdoodle, sweet buttery balls of dough rolled in cinnamon sugar. Get to the eating all the quicker with this delicious bar cookie recipe. These Snickerdoodle Bars are easy to make and taste just as good as the classic without the work.  Once upon a time I […]

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Super Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Enjoy your favorite cafe-style Broccoli Cheese Soup at home for less money. I’ll show you how easy it is to make with both stovetop and Instant Pot directions! Broccoli Cheese Soup has long been a favorite of mine. I don’t know exactly when my love affair with this creamy, cheesy, hearty soup began, but I […]

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What’s in this Month’s Digital Foodie Box?

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Welcome to March, my friends! March is a month of promises. Promises of spring, promises that winter will end, promises that we’ll save money and do better on our taxes this year. I’ve got a promise for you. When you subscribe to the Monthly Digital Foodie Box, you’ll get regular deliveries of KITCHEN AWESOMENESS. Truly. […]

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Perfectly Poached Chicken (Stovetop and Instant Pot Directions)

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Poached chicken is a pretty handy thing to have on hand. Tender, juicy chicken all ready to toss in salads, fold into sandwiches, or stir into casseroles? Here’s how to make it easily. Chicken is one of my favorite proteins to have on hand. It’s readily available and easy to find on sale, and its […]

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Save with A Month of Budget-Friendly Meal Plans

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Years ago, almost twenty now, my husband and I purchased our first home. We got the wild and crazy idea to buy a house in a different county where we knew NO ONE. Did I mention neither of us had a job, either? Talk about taking a flying leap. Thankfully, we didn’t crash and burn. Bryan […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in February

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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: the Grocery Geek report for February. Hard to believe the year is 1/6 over, isn’t it? I don’t know about you, but the last four weeks have FLOWN by. Didn’t we just finish the Pantry Challenge?! […]

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Make Soup Night a Success with These Simple Tips

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Got people in your house who groan about Soup Night? Time to change that, especially since it’s such an economical meal option. Consider these strategies to making your soup night a success! Chunky Potato Soup with Bacon & Tarragon Soup night. It’s long been a weekly tradition for us — at least in colder weather. […]

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Trail Mix with Fruit, Seeds, & Chocolate

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Trail Mix is pretty pricey at the grocery store, but homemade is super simple to prep. Plus you can control the quality and proportions of the fruit, seeds, and chocolate you include. Prepare the easiest and tastiest of snacks with this simple Trail Mix with Fruit, Seeds, and Chocolate. It’s delicious on its own, atop yogurt […]

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