12 Great Recipes to Use Leftover Turkey

partially carved turkey carcass

Don’t want to just reheat your leftover turkey? Try one of these recipes that use leftover turkey or chicken equally well, making them a great way to use it up, save money, and enjoy good eats. Got turkey?  It seems that every year is different. One year you might not have a big enough bird at […]

Bean and Rice Soup to Help You Eat Well & Spend Less

spoonful of bean and rice soup

This Bean and Rice Soup comes together in minutes. Packed with flavor it’s a great way to use up leftovers, eat well, and save money! Beans and rice. Rice and beans.  If you’ve ever listened to folks give budget cooking advice, you’ve probably heard some version of the beans and rice mantra.  But the thing […]

Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya

Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya just may be one of my favorite low-carb recipes. Hot and spicy with a touch of sweetness from the squash, it’s the perfect healthy supper that feels like so much more. Craving something hot and spicy for supper tonight? Don’t want a lot of fuss to make it? Looking for something healthy […]

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Shells

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Shells | Good Cheap Eats

A creamy, cheesy, chicken filling accentuates these Creamy Chicken Stuffed Shells. Make a double batch to freeze for another time. Such a great comfort food! Pasta is one of our family’s favorite comfort foods. I don’t make it as often as I once did. You know, that whole carb thing. But, I refuse to reject […]

Overnight Casserole with Chicken or Turkey

Overnight Casserole is one of the easiest you can assemble. No need to boil the noodles, just stir together all the ingredients and chill overnight. Top with bread crumbs and bake. While I was born and raised in Southern California, I spent my childhood summers in Minnesota and South Dakota, visiting my grandparents, aunts, uncles, […]

Single Crust Pot Pie with Chicken or Turkey

single crust chicken pot pie with a spoon

This Single Crust Pot Pie comes together quickly, particularly if you’ve got holiday leftovers. Be sure to add it to the rotation for this holiday season. What says cozy, cold-weather dinner than a chicken pot pie? I’m not sure there is anything more comforting. Flaky pie crust, creamy sauce,¬†succulent chicken and veggies – what could […]

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Get cozy this season with a bowl of this Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup. It comes together quickly with just five basic ingredients. Soup season is here! And I am thrilled. A weekly soup night is a great way to use up what you have in the fridge and cupboards — and it’s ideal comfort food […]

Good. Cheap. Eat: Jalapeno Burn Pizza

The Jalapeno Burn Pizza may be something new to you, but it will soon become an old stand-by. This less than traditional pizza is super delicious. For the last 20 years, I’ve spent most Friday nights making pizza. There have been a few exceptions, but for the most part, it’s a given that we will […]