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Budget-Friendly Recipes

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

Turkey and Cabbage Buns

Serve this dish with a large green salad drizzled lightly with low-fat salad dressing.

Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

Serve this dish with roasted sweet potatoes. It's a great option for the holidays if you don't want to cook the entire bird!

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

Try this low-cost dish that is both healthy and packed with flavor.

Mediterranean Lentil Soup

Lentils are a very healthy carbohydrate source with lots of fiber. This soup freezes well if you want to save part of it for another day.

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

This is a great veggie-filled version of a typically high-calorie and high-fat dish.

Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad with Goat Cheese

To save time, you can use the chicken breast meat from a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store to make this recipe.

Crock Pot Moo Shu Chicken

Serve up this dish up with a cup of egg drop soup.

Zucchini Noodles with Turkey Meatballs

These zucchini noodles keep the amount of carbohydrate in this dish low. You could also try sautéing the zucchini noodles if you'd like.

Black Bean, Mango and Chicken Quesadillas with Salad

Don't underestimate this simple and cost-friendly dish. It's a great mix of flavor with beans, chicken and sweet mango. Serving the quesadilla over salad turns it into a complete meal.

Shrimp Fajitas

Serve this dish with jicama sticks and fresh guacamole. If you'd like, you can make this colorful dish even more vibrant by using different color peppers or purple onion.

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