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Crowd Pleasing Recipes

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Looking for some easy, crowd-pleasing recipes? Read on for some tips, tricks and recipes to help you feed a large group on a budget. Growing up the eldest of five children, I learned early on how to cook for a crowd. My parents were both from big families (6 and 8 kids there) so family […]

Get a Month of Protein Power Meal Plans (Gluten- and Dairy- Free)

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Are you looking to eat more healthfully in 2017? Check out the newest month of meals: Protein Power! It will set you up for great new habits. We’re halfway into January, and you may feel like the newness has worn off. You didn’t make any big changes yet, and you’re feeling blue. But it’s never too […]

Chocolate Mint Bars

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Easy and delicious homemade treats to rival the bakery or candy store. Eat all you want, you can always make more. 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. I loved the […]

Easy Make-Ahead Garlic Bread

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Enjoy fresh garlic bread any night or day when you have a stash of this Easy Make-Ahead Garlic Bread in the freezer. So good and easy! It is a humble dish. It doesn’t get much attention. Sometimes it’s an afterthought at the checkstand, when one passes the baskets of foil wrapped logs waiting to be […]

The Pantry Challenge is On!

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Every January on Good Cheap Eats, I host a Pantry Challenge. It’s a focused time to use up what’s in the cupboard and save some money. Last year, I saved over $500 just by shopping the cupboards and freezer before going to the store. One of the best parts of the Pantry Challenge, besides the […]

Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Tortellini

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Stir up a bowl of comfort with this easy to prepare Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Tortellini. It’s delicious and chock full of fall harvest vegetables. Even though California doesn’t truly have the seasons in the same way the rest of the country does, we’re really good at faking it. I’ve noticed many trees nearby […]

Quick & Easy Afternoon Snacks to Make Your Life Easier

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Schreiber Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own Kids come home hungry. They’ll let you know. Have some of these quick and easy afternoon snacks ready to make your life easier. It seems that everyone in my family is hungry more often than […]

8 Steps for Better Cookie Baking

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Bake someone happy this month. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps to better cookie baking. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase […]