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. […]

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 […]

Slash Your Grocery Spending in 7 Easy Steps

Got big goals that don’t include spending too much on groceries? I gotcha covered. Learn to slash your grocery spending in 7 easy steps. The other day I shared with you some of the strategies that I used last week to reduce our grocery spending by over $400. That’s about 1/3 of our monthly grocery […]

7 Easy Ways to Avoid Food Waste

To avoid food waste is to save money. Have you considered that? You’re throwing money away when you waste food. Good reason to stop, eh? Here’s how. They say that Americans waste up to 25% of the food they buy. If this statistic is true, depending on what you’re throwing away, you could reduce your […]

How a Meal Plan Can Speed Up Dinner

Having a meal plan can help you make dinner more quickly and easily than if you were just trying to figure it out as you go along. It can also help you be less stressed at dinnertime. It seems that there’s never enough time to do all the things one wants to do in a […]

Bowl Meals Tips and Recipe Ideas

Want quick and healthy meals that you can easily pack for work, school, or road trips? Discover the beauty of bowl meals! Bowl meals are some of my favorites. “Bowl meals?” my husband said. Yeah, you know, rice bowls, burrito bowls, teriyaki bowls. They’re a thing, don’t ya know? You might also hear them go […]

How to Make Homemade Soup

pot of creamy chicken noodle soup with ladle

Homemade Soup can come to your rescue any night you need a quick meal. Simple and nourishing, soup is good food, especially when you make it yourself. Pictured: Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup When I’m not sure what to make for dinner, especially in cooler months, I turn to homemade soup. Soup is quick to fix, super versatile, and is […]

How to Cook Dried Beans and Freeze Them for Later

You pay for convenience with canned beans, but you can save money when you cook dry beans yourself and freeze them to use later. Here’s how. It’s no secret that we pay for convenience when we buy processed foods. And that convenience is great. I mean, it’s so easy to open a can of beans […]