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How to Cook a Chicken in the Slow Cooker

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.Make things easy on yourself! Roast […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in October

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. This month was a little […]

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Get a Month of Fabulous Fall Meal Plans!

Enjoy the season with A Month of Fabulous Fall Meal Plans, designed to help you shop, prepare, and devour great seasonal menus made with real food, real easy. The kids want to eat. You need to pick up the dry cleaning, pick up the dog from the vet, and grab some groceries. But, not before […]

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How to Grocery Shop for Freezer Cooking & Save Money

How to Grocery Shop for Freezer Cooking and Save Money | Good Cheap Eats

Freezer cooking can be a great way to save time and money — IF you grocery shop the right way. Don’t just choose any old recipes and throw ingredients in the cart! Learn these tips to grocery shop for freezer cooking and save money. For over twenty years I’ve done this gig called freezer cooking. […]

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Sausage Noodle Casserole, like Mac & Cheese, but Better

Do you crave something like mac and cheese only a little meatier? This Sausage Noodle Casserole is just the ticket. Glorified mac and cheese, full of comfort and love, dotted with spicy bits of sausage and juicy peppers. Casseroles are some of my favorite things to prepare for dinner. Not only are they hearty, but […]

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How to Cheat in the Kitchen | Quick Kitchen Shortcuts

Find that you spend too much time in the kitchen? Believe it or not, there are some easy cheats, or quick kitchen shortcuts to save you some precious minutes. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase from those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. As you must […]

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Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe

Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

A great salad dressing makes the salad. Try this homemade Cilantro Lime Dressing to add sparkling fresh flavor to a variety of salads. This post may contain affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. I’ve always been a salad girl. I know I’ve said it […]

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My Freezer Cookbook – Revised & Expanded

Great news! My freezer cookbook has been revised and expanded. Pre-order your copy of Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook today! This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I may be paid a small amount in advertising fees. Pesto Penne and Cheese Freezer meals have saved […]

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Asian Bowls: My New Favorite Dinner

Asian Bowls are my answer to an easy, delicious, make-ahead dinner. You can mix and match the ingredients however you like — and it’s always amazing. This post may contain affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. A few months ago my friend Jessika […]

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Mediterranean Snack Box

Enjoy a delicious, flavor-packed lunch with this Mediterranean Snack Box. Rich hummus, tangy salami, tender veggies, and soft pita bread will make your day! This post may contain affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. Snacky dinners are my jam. I can make all […]

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