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Find meal ideas to fit any budget with these cheap recipes. Made with low-cost ingredients like chicken, ground beef, rice and more, these budget recipes will go easy on your wallet.
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60 Family Dinners for Under $10
Easy weeknight meals on a budget ARE possible. We've rounded up our favorite cheap dinner...
I Tried Cooking Like a 1940s Housewife. Here’s What Happened.
Turns out, I'm more like a 1940s mom than I thought!
Chicken Cordon Bleu Puffs
I bought a new jumbo muffin tin and wanted to use it. I love the...
75 Budget-Friendly Dinners That Are Big on Taste
Need dinner on a budget? These cheap meals made with pasta, ground beef, stir-fry veggies...
34 Recipes That Got Us Through the Great Depression
Times were tough in the 1930s and people had to be creative with the few...
Bacon and Date Goat Cheese Burgers
This burger is a rich and decadent combination of sweet and savory in every bite....
Bacon Cheeseburgers with Fry Sauce
In Utah, fry sauce is the beloved state condiment. We use it not just as...
Ground Beef Spaghetti Skillet
I remember my grandma making this stovetop supper many times—we always loved granny's...
15 Cheap Salads to Make for Lunch
Just because a salad is budget-friendly doesn't mean it should lack flavor. Here are our...
31 Budget-Friendly Dinners for December
Make your dollar stretch just a little bit farther this holiday season with this budget-friendly...
Your $10 Meal Plan for November
Winter is coming, and that means it's time to break out the comforting casseroles and...
25 Cheap, Easy Meals for Any Night of the Week
We all have days when we're pressed for time and need to raid the pantry...
133 Recipes to Make with Rotisserie Chicken
Revamp leftover rotisserie chicken into a delicious dinner, perfect for a weeknight meal. From chicken...
25 Depression-Era Desserts Worth Trying Today
The Depression Era was a time of limited ingredients, which lead to some inventive desserts!...
64 Budget-Friendly Recipes with Chicken
Keep your family (and your wallet!) full with these cheap chicken recipes.
Slow-Cooked Pizzaiola Meat Loaf
I also like to add Italian Castelvetrano olives to the meat loaf mixture. They're bright...
40 Budget-Friendly Soups for Fall
Get cozy this fall without having to break the bank with these budget-friendly soup recipes....
55 Budget-Friendly Dessert Recipes
Serve up something sweet without breaking the bank with these tasty cheap desserts. Each recipe...
30 Cheap Lunch Ideas
On a budget? These cheap lunch ideas are easy on your wallet, but don't miss...
Spiced Butternut Squash Chili
I love how a hint of heat with a touch of sweetness from the Gustus...
Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna
Lasagna is one of my favorite meals, and this is the recipe I’ve been...
Stuffed Meat Loaf Slices
This is a family favorite requested for special occasions. We received it from a fellow...
French Lentil and Carrot Soup
It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped...
Top 10 Cheap Dinner Recipes
Make your family a hearty and delicious dinner without breaking the bank. Each of these...
20 Recipes You Can Make with A Pound of Taco Meat
Whether you have leftover taco meat or make it in batches for busy nights, these...
Chicken Taco Pockets
We love these easy taco-flavored sandwiches made with crescent dough. Paired with a bowl of...
Cheesy Fiesta Beef Casserole
Over the years I’ve tweaked this recipe to end up with a wonderful, quick...
One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta
When the weather's too chilly to grill burgers, I whip up a big pot of...
32 Insanely Delicious Ways to Use Canned Biscuits
Put the convenience of ready-made dough to work in these recipes that make the most...
BBQ Chicken Grits Bites
I love grits and barbecued chicken, so I decided to combine them into a jaunty...
Slow-Cooker Tater Tot Casserole
What's not to love about classic Tater Tot casserole—especially when it's made in...
Country Bacon-Beef Mac and Cheese
Wow. Meaty slow cooker mac and cheese is easy to make, very tasty and kids...