Budget Cooking Guide

Save money and cut waste with our guide to cook and eat healthier on a budget.

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10 Cheap & Healthy Foods to Buy, According to a Dietitian

Trying to feed your family nutritious foods without breaking the bank can be a little bit of a struggle, but guess what—it doesn't have to be! We've compiled a list of 10 cheap and healthy foods to help you keep those grocery bills down.

5 Dinners on a Shoestring Budget

It's not easy putting food on the table that is healthy, tastes good, isn't time-prohibitive and is affordable. We break down some common go-to meals, along with cost-conscious homemade options.

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My First Garden

Gardening is so rewarding, but can be intimidating to start. Learn from my mistakes and take these tips before starting your own.

22 Heart-Healthy Chicken Recipes That Are Budget-Friendly

These heart-healthy chicken recipes are perfect for lunch or dinner. Chicken is an affordable and flavorful source of protein. We pair the chicken with plenty of budget-friendly ingredients like peppers, onions and shredded cheese. Recipes like Ham & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts and Easy Chicken Enchiladas are nutritious and low in sodium and saturated fat so it’s easy (and delicious) to follow a heart-healthy eating pattern.

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Cheap Healthy Lunch Ideas for Work

A healthy lunch doesn’t have to be expensive. Stick to your budget by making your lunch at home and packing it for work. These easy healthy lunch ideas clock in at $3 or less per serving. With over 50 homemade lunches to inspire you including cold sandwiches, salads and grain bowls and warm soups and burritos, there is something for everyone.

The #1 Way to Save Money on Your Veggie Garden

Although planting seeds requires more effort, the rewards (and the savings) are well worth it.