We are all pinching pennies when it comes to food these days. Food prices are no joke. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still eat well. In fact, contrary to popular belief, it’s entirely possible to eat healthy foods on a budget, and these fourteen recipes prove it.
1. Greek Avocado Toast Recipe
This breakfast (or snack) recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. It’s delicious and healthy. A perfect dish to serve on a weekend morning.
1. Refried Bean Soup
Refried Bean Soup is easily and quickly made with a can of refried beans and a jar of salsa. It makes enough for several people and freezes well if you are just cooking for yourself.
2. Peanut Butter Oatmeal
Peanut Butter Oatmeal is a very satisfying stuff. The healthy fats from the peanut butter and the fiber from the oats will keep you full until lunch.
3. Avocado Toast With Egg
Need a simple breakfast or even a snack? This Avocado Toast With Egg is quick, simple, and actually quite versatile. Plus, you can make this on a pretty low food budget.
4. White Bean Soup
Veggies and beans are a classic budget meal. But this White Bean Soup brings them all together into one tasty bowl of comfort food.
5. Stuffed Dates Recipe With 9 Stuffing Ideas
While these may look fancy, this Stuffed Dates Recipe With 9 Stuffing Ideas is still a budget-friendly snack or dessert. Plus, they are portable for easy summer travel.
6. Cauliflower Salad Recipe + 7 Creative Ways To Use Cauliflower In Your Cooking
If you like heartier, toothsome salads with lots of flavors, try this Cauliflower Salad Recipe + 7 Creative Ways To Use Cauliflower In Your Cooking. It truly fills you up, and the flavors won’t disappoint.
7. Split Pea Soup
You just can’t get more budget-friendly than Split Pea Soup, especially if you don’t add any meat. This vegetarian/vegan version is simple, tasty, filling, and only costs you pennies.
8. Skillet Pancake
This single-serving Skillet Pancake is the perfect breakfast for one. While you can certainly share it, it’s best to keep this one all to yourself.
9. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apples
If you are looking for a healthy snack or dessert, these Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apples are fantastic mixed into Greek yogurt, served over ice cream, or just enjoyed by themselves.
10. Crockpot Italian Chicken
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken is a hearty meal with tons of veggies. It makes a big batch, and you can prepare it using all frozen ingredients, making it a very easy meal to put together too.
11. Easy Instant Pot Lentil Soup
Easy Instant Pot Lentil Soup is a wonderful meal you can get on the table fast, thanks to your Instant Pot. It’s delicious, filling, and affordable to make.
12. One-Pot Ratatouille
While you can make this with store-bought produce within a budget, this One-Pot Ratatouille is also a way to use up your garden harvest. Dig in!
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This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.