Main Course, Meal Prep, side dish, Side Dishes, Uncategorized, Where to Start

$2 and 40 Minute Vegetable Soup Template

Vegetable soup doesn't get enough credit. Too often it's only used as a get-well remedy instead of a dinner spotlight. This $2 and 40 Minute Soup recipe is here to change all that. Time to throw out those over-salted, super-liquidly, probably expired cans in your pantry and trade up to a vegetable soup you'll crave for a main course every day of the week.

Healthy Desserts

$10 and 30 Minute Cashew Pumpkin Pie

Looking for a healthier way to satisfy your pumpkin pie cravings this Thanksgiving? Cashew Pumpkin Pie is the answer. For about the same price as a store-bought pie, you get all the pumpkin pie flavor you love without any of the refined sugar, heavy cream or processed pie crust! And better yet, you can make it ahead of time to remove some stress from Thanksgiving Day cooking. Save yourself the prep work and remove any guilt over another slice!

Meal Prep, side dish, Side Dishes, Where to Start

$0.15 Overnight Crockpot Black Beans

Meal prepping is all about finding quick ways to make large quantities of delicious food. Which makes this overnight black bean recipe the epitome of a great meal prep recipe! Just 5 minutes of touch time, some planning ahead (you are meal prepping after all...), and $0.15 worth of ingredients per serving and you'll have created a healthy, versatile dish that pairs with just about any protein or vegetable you can think of!

Breakfast/Brunch, Main Course, side dish, vegetables

$4.5 and 30 Minute Sweet Potato Hash

Want to add another breakfast/brunch plate to your repertoire, but don't want to have to learn any new cooking skills or buy any new tools?? I have got the recipe for you. $4.5 and 30 Minute Sweet Potato Hash. All you need is standard kitchen tools and all natural ingredients to create this colorful, delicious and healthy dish that will keep you full up while keeping your costs down.

Meal Prep, side dish, Side Dishes, Uncategorized, Where to Start

$0.15 And 60 Minute Lentils

Not many people are indifferent about lentils (just like Brussels Sprouts!) - either you love them or you avoid them. This straightforward recipe aims to create more lentil lovers by showing how to make delicious, $0.15 per serving lentils in less than an hour with minimal touch time! All these factors make lentils the perfect dish to have cooking away in the background while you meal prep!

Main Course, Meal Prep, Meat, Where to Start

$1.25 Crockpot Turmeric Shredded Chicken (5 Minutes of Touch Time!)

Looking for a way to make strides towards your health and financial goals at the same time? Work-week meal prepping is a great place to start! Combine this healthy shredded chicken with frozen vegetables and olive oil and in 30 minutes you'll have all your lunches for the next two weeks covered. Free your mind to think about more important problems than what you're going to eat for lunch today!

Healthy Desserts

$6.50 and 15 Minute Pumpkin Pie Fudge

In desperate need of pumpkin pie, but not all the calories and added sugar? Wish there was a healthy way to get the fall flavors you crave? Don't worry I've got you covered with this perfectly dense, delicious and healthy pumpkin fudge. The entire batch of fudge, chocolate icing and all, only contains a little over 1/4 cup of sweetener and organic or pure ingredients. Plus, it only costs $6.50 per batch. Pass the fudge, please!

Meal Prep, side dish, Side Dishes

$6 And 10 Minute Mason Jar of Almond Cashew Pesto

What makes eggs better? Pesto. What makes beans better? Pesto. What makes salad better? Pesto. What makes my life better? Pesto (and my beautiful, loving girlfriend, of course!). I think you're starting to see the theme here. Pesto makes everything better. And what makes better, even better? A jar of almond cashew pesto that only costs $6 and can be made in 10 minutes.