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Yummy Drinks I Think We Should Try This Summer

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.Don’t let summer pass you […]

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AVAILABLE NOW: A Month of Meals – Salad’s On!

Summer’s here and salad’s on! Enjoy a month of easy, healthy, and budget-friendly salad-centric meals with this very summer-friendly meal plan. Salad is a perfect meal-planning solution for hot, summer days. Not only is it cool and refreshing and features fresh, abundant summer produce, but it’s also very make-ahead, meaning you can prep all the ingredients […]

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Grocery Geek Goes to the UK

The Grocery Geek went to the UK for a month! Today I’m sharing a little bit of what we ate, where we shopped, and what we spent while traveling as a family of 8 for 31 days. Well, hallo, hallo, hallo! (I hope you read that in my best Bert the Chimney Sweep voice.) We […]

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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 […]

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Easy Appetizers on Toast to Make This Week

Appetizers can be as simple or as complex as you like them. Check out these Easy Appetizers on Toast for a delicious way to start a meal. My 8-year old daughter loves to make toast. When she sees that I’ve bought bags of sliced baguette on clearance, she jumps up and down and asks if […]

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Black Bean and Bell Pepper Wraps (Freezer-Friendly)

Make-ahead meals are a boon to busy homes. Make up a batch of these Black Bean and Bell Pepper Wraps for a quick and easy dinner. This recipe sounds simple — and it is — but its taste is not commensurate with the amount of work you will put into it. That is to say, […]

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Tuna Macaroni Salad – Simple for Summer

Enjoy this Tuna Macaroni Salad as a cool main dish this summer or as a substantial side dish at your next barbecue. It packs super well for lunch on the go. As I type, I’m craving this salad. I took the pictures yesterday. The salad was scarfed down over the last 24 hours and I […]

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Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – Quick & Easy

Take stuffed potatoes to a whole new level by making a batch of these Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. They can be served paleo style or simply gluten-free. It took me awhile to fully embrace the sweet potato. It’s not something that my parents ever prepared for me when I was growing up. The only sweet […]

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Easy Grilling Recipes You Should Try This Summer

Grilling out is a wonderful way to keep the kitchen cool and get dinner on the table easily. Try some of these easy grilling recipes this summer! Cooking out of doors is so fun! Not only does the kitchen stay cool, but foods take on better flavor when cooked over on open flame. While we […]

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A Month of Sizzling Summer Meal Plans

What’s your best bet for delicious, easy, and keep-your-cool dinner prep this month? I’ve got a magic bullet to solve your dinnertime dilemmas. Do you end up eating take-out too often? Is grocery shopping an endless chore that leaves you buying and SPENDING more you need? Do you forget to thaw that thing you NEEDED for dinner? Do […]

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