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Millet is a whole grain that is also gluten-free. Serve this budget-friendly dish with a simple spinach side salad.
Do you need a 10-minute, healthy dinner? Then this recipe is a great choice – and it's easy on the budget! If you don't need these to be gluten-free, make these quesadillas with whole-wheat tortillas.
Serve this grain side dish alongside some baked fish or roasted chicken. Add a side of steamed or roasted veggies and you've got a tasty balanced meal!
This egg casserole is on the lighter side, using egg substitute and reduced-fat cheese.
Here's a super-quick and easy dinner that's packed with healthy fats and protein.
Serve this pudding with a dollop of non-fat cool whip and a sprinkle of cocoa powder for a fancy dessert or snack.
Millet cooks to 4 times its original size. If you only need ½ cup cooked, follow the directions on the package to cook 2 tablespoons millet.
This flatbread makes a great appetizer too. Just cut it into smaller pieces for a great party food.
Check ingredients in gluten-free tortillas or wraps and try to find those made with whole-grains.
You can try other grains in this soup too like whole spelt, farro or wheatberries.
Do you need a healthy dinner for the entire family? These baked chicken fingers are coated in cornmeal, which is considered a whole-grain, and makes a crispy coating. They also taste great served over salad greens.
Try to use a gluten-free baking mix that lists brown rice flour as the first ingredient to increase your whole-grain intake. You can substitute gluten-free oats for quinoa flakes if needed here as well.
Wild rice is a whole-grain and a healthier option than white rice. This soup is hearty and perfect on a cold winter day.
Farrotto is a version of risotto. It's just made with the whole grain farro instead of white rice!
Traditional coleslaw is often drenched in creamy dressing. But this slaw recipe is a better-for-you option and is lightly coated in a yogurt-based dressing.
This sweet and smoky grilled shrimp will liven up any summer BBQ!
This salad makes a tasty one-dish meal complete with protein, healthy fats, and high-fiber vegetables.
This flavorful curry is packed with nutritious veggies! Serve this dish over brown rice or in lettuce cups.
Here’s a super quick vegetarian dinner to share with your family. Never cooked with tofu? This recipe is a great place to start!
Make this dip and store it in the fridge so you can snack on it with some fresh veggies throughout the week. You can also enjoy it with baked tortilla chips or pita wedges if it fits with your meal plan.
Try this simple smoothie for breakfast. You can take it with you on the go. Try experimenting with different types of fruit and 100% juices to mix it up!
Try this meatless meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
This nutrition-packed dish is great as an entrée. It's got protein from the quinoa and beans and also provides you with some vegetables!
Try this meal for a unique Asian-inspired dish that’s also easy on the budget. It’s great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
Trying to eat more vegetables? These burritos are a great place to start! This meal is full of flavor and fiber!
You can play around with different types of lentils in this stew - try red, yellow, or brown lentils.
Serve these to the family as a side with dinner. The taste is so similar to traditional tater tots, they may not realize it’s cauliflower that they are eating!
Not a big veggie fan? Try roasting your vegetables. Roasting vegetables is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to prepare them.
Have you heard of meatless Mondays? By having one meatless meal per week, you can increase your veggie intake. If you really prefer more protein in your meal, try adding shrimp or chicken to this pasta dish.
Blueberries, spinach, and almond milk make this a Superfood Smoothie and a great way to start your day! Superfoods provide key nutrients that are lacking in the typical western diet.
Here’s a healthy version of Eggs Benedict where the bacon is replaced by perfectly sauteed garlic spinach and the hollandaise sauce is on the lighter side.
For a little more heat in these poppers, increase the amount of crushed red pepper flakes to your liking.
This entrée is great for a holiday gathering or meal with the family. Note that allowing the meat to rest before slicing keeps this dish nice and juicy.
These make for a unique holiday appetizer or side dish that your guests will love.
Want a "sweet chocolate treat" without the guilt? Try this quick and easy dessert. It's great to take to a holiday party.
Potato dishes are a common holiday item. Serve this creamy potato side at your holiday dinner. No one will even know it’s a “healthy” version of scalloped potatoes!
It’s amazing how people will eat more veggies when they are in front of them, displayed well and served with a good dip. Hummus is a healthy dip made from chickpeas and comes in a variety of flavors.
Enjoy this simple dish of greens, beans and chicken sausage. It can be ready in just 10 minutes!
Healthy eating can be done on a budget and this dinner proves it! Chicken thighs are less expensive than chicken breast and can be a nice change. This makes a tasty, low-carb, budget-friendly meal.
Think you don’t like Brussels sprouts? Keep an open mind and try this recipe. Roasting veggies brings out maximum flavor and the mix of balsamic and cranberries is delicious!
This is another great side dish for the holidays. It’s packed with vegetables and is relatively low in calories.
This recipe includes ingredients like Splenda brown sugar and mashed bananas to reduce the amount of sugar and calories. Bring these healthy cookies to your holiday cookie exchange this year!
It’s good to save sweets for special occasions. Enjoy this warm drink by substituting it for some of the carbohydrates in your meal or snack.
This Mediterranean fish stew costs a little more than $10 for 4 servings, but it can be a real treat and is great for the chilly winter weather!
This hearty Italian soup makes a great lunch or side dish with your holiday meal. To cut down on prep time, chop the onion, garlic, celery, and carrots quickly using a food processor.
Nothing says the holidays like turkey and sweet potatoes. This delightful dish is full of vitamin A, fiber and healthy fats from the pecans.
Here's a decadent treat to enjoy on special occasions. It even has fresh carrots baked into it!
Put a new twist on oatmeal by mixing in a bit of fruit preserves, fresh strawberries and almonds.
This is an easy recipe for classic chicken cacciatore. It's perfect for the quick cook looking for a tasty budget-friendly option.
Think beyond the usual PB & J for lunch. This egg salad is a tasty option and takes just a few minutes to throw together.