Make Soup Night a Success with These Simple Tips

Got people in your house who groan about Soup Night? Time to change that, especially since it’s such an economical meal option. Consider these strategies to making your soup night a success! Pictured: Chunky Potato Soup with Bacon & Tarragon Soup night. It’s that night of the week when you serve, what else? Soup! While […]

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Make things easy on yourself! Roast a whole chicken in the slow cooker for tender, delicious cooked chicken. This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. Cooking a whole chicken in the crockpot — as opposed to cooking pieces — can be a […]

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

Avoid food waste and you 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 grocery […]

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 […]