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Healthy Eating Made Easy

January flew by, but I hope your good intentions for the new year are still holding strong. It’s all well and good to make goals and resolutions on the first of the year when things are all bright and shiny. It’s another thing to stick to them in the coming months. Want a little help? […]

7 Real Food Freezer Meals Your Family Will Love

Want to prepare wholesome family dinners but can’t find the time? Check out these real food freezer meals your whole family will love. When I was a child, I coveted the Goldfish crackers, chips, sodas, and Lunchables that the cool kids’ moms packed in their lunch. While I loved tuna salad in a pita pocket, I didn’t […]

Personal Cherry Crumbles

Bake up individual cherry crumbles for a delicious dessert any time of year. (Psst, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day.) I think February just cries for cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. Not to mention the winter blues. While I am not […]

A Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans

Ready to make things easy in the meal planning department. Get this Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans and eat well in February! Have you got a meal plan going for this week yet? If not, then have I got some good news for you! I am so excited about this February’s Month of Meals. It […]

Crowd Pleasing Recipes

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 […]

Chocolate Mint Bars

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

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!

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 […]