Budget-Friendly Recipes

On a budget? With these recipes, you can feed a family of four for ten dollars or less.

Roasted Veggie Strata

This egg-based entrée is great any time of the day and the leftovers can be an easy grab-and-go lunch for the next day.

Grilled Steak Salad

Serve this with with steamed broccoli and cauliflower for a real summer treat!

Mushroom Burger

If you'd like, you can add a slice of reduced-fat Swiss cheese to these burgers. Cheese will add extra calories and fat, but not too many carbs.

Dressing for Grilled Steak Salad

A great addition to this month's Grilled Steak Salad instead of commercial bleu cheese dressing.

Crab Cake Burger

This is great with a green salad with cilantro lime vinaigrette.

Oatmeal Congee

This version of what is a traditionally high-carb porridge is easy to make whole grain and healthy.

Whole Grain Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is traditionally high in fat and carbohydrate. This lighter version is full of lean protein, veggies and whole grains.

Unstuffed Cabbage Soup

Do you love stuffed cabbage, but don't have time to make it? This high-fiber soup is so easy and packs in all the flavors of traditional stuffed cabbage.

Turkey and Veggie Chili

This chili makes a great one-pot meal. The beans provide healthy carbs, the turkey provides lean protein, and the carrots, zucchini, onion and tomatoes supply the veggies. Quick, easy, healthy and perfect on a cold winter day!

Parmesan Lemon Crusted Flounder with Green Beans Amandine

With lean protein (flounder) and veggies (green beans), all you need to do is add brown rice to 1/4 of your plate, and this meal easily reflects the diabetes plate.

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