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Easy Instant Pot Black Beans = Game Changing

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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.Beans are a frugal food, […]

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Meal Prep Ideas for Quick Dinners All Week

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Make dinner quick and easy all week. Check out these meal prep ideas to help you do pull it off without breaking a sweat. Crockpot Potatoes This past few months my husband and I have been digging into our financial records and doing a little strategizing. Since we paid off all our debt years ago, […]

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Spicy Vegetable Soup – Delicious & Meatless

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Save money and enjoy a hearty meatless meal with this Spicy Vegetable Soup. It comes together quickly, tastes amazing, and reheats beautifully. You’ll want to start Meatless Mondays just to make this soup! My friend Kate, who lives in the frozen tundra of Smithers, British Columbia, can’t understand how I can eat soup in San […]

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Treat Yourself to a Digital Goodie Box

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You’re worth a little pampering. And you deserve the best tools to help you do your work well. Consider treating yourself to a Digital Goodie Box and save in more ways than one. I’m going to be 46 this year. Bryan and I are approaching our 24th wedding anniversary. We’ve known each other since I […]

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Easy Fish Recipes You’ll Want to Try

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Whether you observe a Friday fast for Lent or just want to add more seafood to your diet, fish can be a high-quality, low budget protein to enjoy. Be sure to try these Easy Fish Recipes this week! Herb Butter for Fish My mom grew up in an era where fish served on Fridays was […]

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Baked Salmon in Foil Makes for a Super Easy Dinner

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Baked Salmon in Foil comes together in minutes, tastes delicious, and reheats well, making it a practically perfect way to add more fish to your diet. Lately I’ve been on a salmon kick. It’s a good source of protein, for sure, but recently I read that it can make your skin beautiful, so I am […]

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

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Have you purchased your yearly membership to the Digital Foodie Box yet? We’ve got some great things planned for 2018, including some fantastic Month of Meals plans, food-focused ebooks, and real world cooking videos (coming in late spring). This month’s goodie package is pretty near and dear to my heart, as all three goodies speak […]

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Mardi Gras Recipes to Ensure Les Bons Temps Rouler

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Mardi Gras, though rich in spiritual tradition, also carries delicious implications, like beignets and jambalaya. Check out these great Mardi Gras recipes for a delicious Fat Tuesday. Your Mardi Gras eats will ensure that les bons temps rouler. Jambalaya Chicken and Sausage on Rice Mardi Gras means “fat Tuesday” in French. In English it’s referred to as Shrove […]

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How to Make Real Buttermilk at Home

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How to Make Real Buttermilk at Home | Good Cheap Eats

Want to learn how to make real buttermilk? It’s incredibly easy and so much cheaper than buying it at the store. Learn this quick and easy method to culture buttermilk at home. Buttermilk Dressing with Dill So, buttermilk. It’s delicious in baking. It’s awesome in dressings. It’s works magic as a marinade. It’s also incredibly […]

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Split Pea Soup (with Instant Pot Instructions)

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Split Pea Soup from Good Cheap Eats

Split Pea Soup is super easy to make, hearty and delicious. It’s the perfect dish to warm you up on a cold winter day. Try this one on the stove, in the slow cooker, or in the Instant Pot. Let’s get one thing clear right now. Split Pea Soup is not generally attractive. There may […]

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