You don't have to be on a budget to appreciate saving money. Here we'll share seven of our favorite meals that are less than $2.25 per serving! Plus, we'll include a few more ideas for budget-friendly breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and snacks.
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One-Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs
This recipe checks ALL the boxes: It's easy, budget-friendly, uses only one pot, and tastes delicious.
Stuffed French Toast
Give your fancy brunch spot a day off and try this money-saving yet indulgent version of Stuffed French Toast.
Broccoli, Chicken, and Rice Casserole
It's easy to make and hard to stop eating, this comforting chicken casserole is definitely a family favorite that will keep you on budget.
Shredded Chicken BBQ Sandwiches
Upgrade your lunch or dinner without spending a penny more. This easy and affordable chicken BBQ sandwich takes just 20 minutes to make.
PB & J Bars
Make your own breakfast or snack bars with this simple, budget-friendly recipe using everyone's favorite peanut butter and jelly combo.
Mac & Cheese
We know what you're thinking... mac & cheese is already cheap to make. But this version has a few homemade twists and includes (mostly) hidden mixed veggies and crushed oyster crackers.
Also try our budget-friendly macaroni salad.
What we love most about this recipe? The homemade taco seasoning recipe that's included. Learn to make your own signature blend with a few pantry-friendly spices.
Tuna Noodle Casserole
Casseroles are a smart way to feed a family of four to six on a budget, and this one is no exception. If you're not a fan of tuna, try using chicken instead.