How to Buy Tailgate Food on a Budget

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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.Learn how to buy tailgate […]

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What I spent on groceries in August

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Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m buying groceries and feeding eight people on the cheap. You’ve been in the grocery store a time or two, haven’t you? My guess is you’ve suffered from Check Stand Sticker Shock at least once in your life, right? It’s crazy, the cost of groceries these […]

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How to Cut Pineapple Quickly & Easily

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trimmed pineapple on white cutting board inside sheet pan

Take advantage of sales on fresh pineapple! Don’t be intimidated by the prickly fruit. Learn how to cut pineapple quickly and easily. To eat healthfully is to enjoy fresh fruit whenever you can. Fresh fruit tastes so much better than canned or frozen – particularly if you know how to prepare it. A fresh pineapple with […]

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Grilled Vegetable Couscous Salad

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Enjoy all the flavors of the season with this easy-to-prep, low-cook meal that’s perfect for those nights when you want something light yet nourishing. This Grilled Vegetable Couscous Salad is just the ticket. Some nights you just don’t want to cook. The day is long, and your temper, quite frankly, is short. You could go […]

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Meal Planning Strategies for Back to School

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The new school year is upon us! Consider these meal planning strategies for back to school to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner good, easy, AND cheap. The clock is ticking on summer vacation. In some parts, the kids have already gone back to school; in others they’re counting down the days until summer ends. Perhaps […]

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How to Cut Melon the Quick & Easy Way

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How to Cut a Melon | Good Cheap Eats

Knowing how to cut melon is a valuable skill to help you make the most of in-season produce and to facilitate a healthy diet. Here’s how to do it. You see a great deal on cantaloupe and watermelon. You want to take advantage of it, but what in the world do you do with it […]

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Cherry Limeade Recipe – Do It Yourself Better

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Cherry Limeade is a fun and refreshing drink. At our house I’m making it with lime and tart cherry juice instead of dyed syrups and artificial flavors.

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What I spent on groceries in July (A Grocery Geek report)

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grocery cart full of watermelons, cherries, and bananas

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m buying groceries and feeding eight people on the cheap. Hey there! Hi there! Can you believe how quickly the summer has flown by? We are inching up on back to school, so I’m battening down the hatches! July was a pretty relaxing month with beach […]

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