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Budget-Friendly Meals

Plan Easy, Delicious Meals

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Healthy Menu Planner

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Ten Meals on $10

Splurge on a few ingredients; penny pinch on others. Striking that balance makes it easy to be creative while feeding a family of four.

Buying in Bulk

We all know single-serve packages are pricey. But heeding the ins & outs of bulk buying is important in order to net the most savings.

Easy Mexican Casserole

Recipes for Ground Beef

Here are some tasty, wallet-friendly ideas from other Allrecipes home cooks.

Baked Ziti

Quick Dinners

Speedy weeknight meals don't have to take hours of prep time in the kitchen. They're also more economical than take-out.

Naan bread—Indian cuisine

Cheaper Meal Planning

The first step in slashing food dollars is to plan ahead. Learn how to streamline your food budget without sacrificing flavor.

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This cook made a gluten-free version of Lemon Coconut Squares: "I used coconut flour instead of regular, and half butter, half coconut oil. Wonderful!"

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