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Economical Eats

Sharing cost-effective meal plan ideas, recipes, restaurant reviews, product suggestions, and more!

You don’t have to break the bank to eat delicious food. We are here to help you figure out which ingredients, meals, restaurants, and products are worth spending the money on and which to skimp on without sacrificing taste. We do the work so you don’t have to – know where to go to get the very best for your money.

3 posts Monday – Saturday
New Weekly Grocery Sales* posted every Thursday | New Weekly Meal Plans posted every Friday
Plus restaurant reviews, recipes, taste tests, and more, randomly!
*Weekly grocery sales for my local Shaw’s in Waterbury, VT – weekly grocery sales for your area may vary

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What is Economical Eats?

This website was created for one purpose and one purpose only: To share how I meal plan and meal prep to help others realize the benefits of meal planning and prepping, including cost savings, stress relief, and health improvements. This website is my place to collect weekly grocery sales, weekly meal plans, taste tests, andContinue reading “What is Economical Eats?”

Meal Planning 101

We’ve talked about what meal planning IS, now we need to talk about HOW to meal plan. The first thing is to figure out who you are meal planning for. Is it just you? You and a spouse? You and some kids? We need to know not only how many people you are planning for,Continue reading “Meal Planning 101”

Meal Prepping 101

Now that you’ve got your meal plan all figured out, it’s time to start prepping. Prepping includes preparing ingredients and meals ahead of time and consuming them when needed. Prepping ingredients: This single step will make your life so much easier. Think about any TV cooking show. What do they all have in common? NoContinue reading “Meal Prepping 101”


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