RECIPES TO HELP YOU SAVE MONEY, COOK AT HOME

SAVE MONEY, COOK AT HOME WITH A LIFE ON A DIME

I tweak all recipes I come across to my family’s taste and to make them as healthy as possible. You can save a lot of money if you cook at home. Here are some easy recipes to add to your weekly meal plan.

Browse this recipe page and see how much money you’re able to keep in the bank each month by preparing food at home! And you can also check out Episode 103 on the YouTube channel for valuable advice on how to get started meal planning.

Keep in mind new recipes go up almost weekly now so be sure to check back often. My goal is to have healthy and frugal meal ideas anyone can cook on this page. If you have any particular recipes you would like to see feel free to contact me and let me know! I’ll try to get them up for you as soon as I can tweak and test them out myself.

Yummy Apple BreadThis warm, delicious apple bread recipe is perfect for fall. It has been my go-to recipe for church bake sales for years. It makes for a great warm breakfast or a good, not-too-sweet dessert for Thanksgiving, or just a snack as well! This is an apple bread your family is sure to love.
Taco CasseroleHow about a taco casserole for Taco Tuesday? This meal is a staple around my house, but plain old tacos aren't very warm and filling on a chilly night. Switch it up a little with my hearty taco casserole! Get your taco fix and stay warm friends!Kick it up a notch and add rotel style tomatoes and chiles for a spicier kick or add a layer of your favorite beans. This would also pair well with a salsa topping! This simple recipe is so versatile! Chopped bell pepper, jalapeno, would also make nice additions. We keep our main dishes fairly mild for our little kiddos, but feel free to spice it up to your own taste!
Kid-Approved SmoothiesTry these kid-approved smoothies for a healthy and sure to please frugal breakfast or afternoon snack. I like to add flax and chia seeds to make these even healthier for my little ones. No joke, my children love these smoothies!
Blueberry MuffinsThis is a healthier take on blueberry muffins with significantly less sugar. They are still delicious though! Try them once and you'll be hooked!
Amish Style White BreadThis amish-style white bread is a staple item in our house. I make it regularly for my husband's lunches. It is great for hot sandwiches as well!

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