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 […]

Asian Bowls: My New Favorite Dinner

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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 […]

Mediterranean Snack Box

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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 […]

Mediterranean Chicken Bowl

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Enjoy an easy lunch with this Mediterranean Chicken Bowl. It’s packed with flavor and late summer produce. And it’s super-packable. As you might know by now, Bowl Meals are some of my favorites. You don’t need to stand on ceremony with a bowl meal; you just dig in. No fancy accoutrements necessary. Bowl Meals are […]

Bagel Box (DIY Grown-up Lunchable)

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Bagel Box | Good Cheap Eats

Enjoy a grown up “lunchable” with this simple Bagel Box. Supplement the humble bagel with homemade flavored cream cheese and plenty of fruits and veggies. I remember when the first Lunchables hit the market. I was a junior in high school and I wanted them. I didn’t really care if they were created for little […]

Protein Box (aka DIY Bistro Box)

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Make lunch time super simple and totally delicious with this Protein Box, aka DIY Bistro Box. Packed with good stuff, it won’t break the bank. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and […]

The Veggie Pesto Sandwich That’s Perfect for Packing

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Looking for lots of flavor at lunchtime? This Veggie Pesto Sandwich packs a punch, all while being meatless, portable, and budget-friendly. My friend Alison is so great at discovering new flavor combinations. I love it when we’re at potlucks together because I get all kinds of great ideas. This sandwich is one of them. Alison […]

Quinoa Chili with Three Chiles

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Enjoy a chili supper that’s full of flavor and a good dose of protein. This Quinoa Chili comes together quickly and easily for a super supper. This recipe was born out of a Pantry Challenge. You see during a Pantry Challenge, I’m hyper-alert about leftovers and making them into something new instead of throwing them […]

Tuna Pita Sandwiches with Cucumber

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Make brown-bagging it tasty and economical with these delicious Tuna Pita Sandwiches with Cucumber. Canned tuna never tasted so good. When we were in England, one of our go-to “fast food” restaurants was a chain called Pret a Manger. It’s not really fast food, but it’s quick and easy, ready when you walk in the […]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Got bananas and chocolate? Then you’ve got the makings for a wonderful snack. Or breakfast. Or dessert. Make Chocolate Chip Banana Bread! I never heard of Chocolate Chip Banana Bread until college. It was a “new thing” in 1990, what can I say? We didn’t have the internet back then. One always knew when Chocolate […]