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Eat healthy on a tight budget with these 31 Recipes on a Budget. A month’s worth of budget friendly recipes that you’ll feel good about feeding your loved ones that won’t break the bank.
Easy Family Recipes on a Budget
As a mom, I want to cook meals that my family will love to eat. But one of the biggest challenges when trying to consistently cook at home is coming up with a repertoire of recipes on a budget that everyone in my family will find appetizing. It’s so easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to meal planning, especially when you’re trying to feed your family on a tight budget. Sticking to a grocery budget can be hard, but I’ve learned that eating delicious meals does not have to be sacrificed when trying to save money. It is possible to eat like a king, or a queen as it may be, on the budget of a pauper. You’ll find you don’t need to spend a fortune to keep everyone’s tummies full by creating a list of low cost recipes.
I’ve put together this inventory of my favorite budget meals featuring cost-effective ingredients. There is a new one for each day of the month so you can pencil in a new recipe for each day on your meal planning calendar. All 31 are recipes that you can whip up for $10 or less to feed a family of 4. Some are even under $5! There are many comfort foods and hearty recipes that will fill you up and are sure to satisfy. They’re simple, delicious, and perfect for families. There is no need to repeatedly serve the same boring dishes anymore when your budget is tight. I hope this list inspires you to create a diverse menu with these budget friendly meal ideas.
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It’s little things like these that start to add up. They take very little effort, but if you are diligent you can stick to your budget!
Recipes on a Budget
Low budget cooking doesn’t have be boring or mean eating only rice and beans. Grab your menu plan for my favorite family friendly recipes on a budget.
Herbed Ham Frittata
Slow Cooker Taco Meat
Quick And Easy Spaghetti With Meat Sauce
Slow Cooker Italian Vegetarian Bean Soup
Grilled Cumin Lime Chicken
Chicken Avocado Verde Tostados
Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas
Vegetarian Greek Pasta With Feta
Creamy Coconut Shrimp
Veggie Fried Rice
Healthy Bean Sausage Soup
Chicken Waffle Sandwiches
Bacon Wrapped Garlic Sage Chicken
Grilled Chicken With Mustard Maple Glaze
Slow Cooker Turkey Lasagna
Clean Eating Quick Healthy Baked Ziti
How To Roast A Chicken
Goat Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken
Grilled Strawberry Goat Cheese Sandwich
Easy Cheese Enchiladas
Strawberry Almond Chicken Salad
Tex Mex Taco Salad
Apple Chicken Salad With Honey Poppyseed Dressing
8 Can Soup
10 Can Chili
One Pot Creamy Chicken Broccoli and Rice Divan
Hamburger Steaks with Onion Gravy
Frugal Feeding Mashed Potato Soup
Spinach and Black Bean Pasta
Black Bean Burger Dinner
Simple Chicken Fajitas
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