These Budget-Friendly Meals are quick and easy recipes that the whole family can enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
by Lindsay Livingston, RD (The Lean Green Bean)
Photo Credit: Family Food On The Table
We all know how expensive healthy eating can be. Food prices seem to be increasing every day and if you're not careful, your grocery bill can get out of control fairly quickly.
It can be a challenge to find healthy meals that won't break the bank but also taste delicious. It takes a little planning, but the good news is that I've done some of the work for you! Here are 28 healthy, budget-friendly meals that are nutritious and packed with flavor.
I've divided them into four categories: eggs, vegetarian, meat-based and soups. Many of these recipes can be made ahead of time and enjoyed all week! They're also a great way to add more vegetables to your diet and help you save a few dollars at the grocery store.
Eggs are a super versatile, budget-friendly ingredient. Enjoy these recipes for protein-packed meal any time of day!
Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado and Eggs via Nutritious Eats
Sweet Potato & Spinach Frittata via Chard in Charge
Freezer-Friendly Potato & Egg Breakfast Bowls via Homemade Nutrition
Acorn Squash Lentil Egg Bake via Emily Kyle Nutrition
Scrambled Eggs in a Jar via The Spicy RD
Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Breakfast Bake via Fuel For Wellness
Muffin Tin Cheddar Biscuits with Hidden Egg via Perspective Portions
Vegetarian recipes are a great way to save money on your grocery bill and add extra nutrients to your day. Try these recipes for some meat-free meal options!
One Pot Quinoa Cannellini Bean Skillet via Family Food On The Table
Crunchy Green Pea Quinoa Cakes via The Grateful Grazer
Creamy Cauliflower Pasta Bake via Avocado A Day Nutrition
Edamame Pasta with Tofu via Osinga Nutrition
15 Minute Flatbread Pizza via The Cook's Pyjamas
Chipotle Tofu & Sweet Potato Skillet via Dietitian Debbie Dishes
Sweet Potato & White Bean Risotto via The Delicious Balance
These main dishes are made with a variety of inexpensive cuts of meat. Paired with lots of vegetables, these recipes are perfect for inexpensive, yet healthy dinner options.
7 Ingredient Salmon Cakes via C It Nutritionally
Turkey Cheddar Quinoa Stuffed Peppers via Queen of My Kitchen
Pork Fried Cauliflower Rice via The Fit Cookie
Chicken with Creamy Paprika Sauce via The Foodie Physician
Weeknight Jambalaya via Street Smart Nutrition
Sheet Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs and Root Vegetables via Halsa Nutrition
Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala via Living Well Kitchen
Soups are one of the cheapest, easiest ways to pack a lot of nutrition into a meal. They're a great way to use up leftover vegetables at the end of the week and can easily be made ahead of time and reheated for a quick meal.
Garlic Tomato Soup via Kumquat
Italian Tortellini Spinach Soup via The Healthy Toast
Hearty Bean Soup with Bacon via Nourish Nutrition Co
White Turkey Chili With Kale via Cape Fear Nutrition
10 Minute Creamy Black Bean Soup via Healthy Aperture
Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone via Bite of Health Nutrition
Crockpot Sausage, Spinach & Bean Soup via Kathryn's Kitchen
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