Yes! You can eat clean on a budget. Our collection of budget recipes are both healthy and easy on your wallet, even if you’re feeding a family.
Artichokes take a bit of prep work, but their smooth texture and delicate flavor make them well worth the effort. Need more convincing? These edible relatives of the thistle are rich in antioxidants. To reap maximum benefit, be sure to eat the tender parts of the leaves as well as the heart.
These hearty meatless burgers have serious buffalo wing flavor and a tangy blue cheese sauce drizzled over top. The patties freeze well, so make a double batch and store some for impromptu meals later.
Bright tomato sauce with a splash of vodka gets simmered with juicy meatballs — and it can all be made in advance and ready to cook in the Instant Pot. We like to serve them with steamed green beans or broccoli, but you can also enjoy with crusty bread to soak up the sauce.
No need for Indian takeout or packaged frozen curry dinners — we’re showing you how to make your own. Simply mix together the sauce ingredients with the chicken and freeze until ready to use. Then dump the contents into the Instant Pot for an easy dinner, with no mess and no fuss.
Piled high with seasoned beans and veggies, these tostadas are more assembly than cooking. If you’re inviting your floormates to your room for dinner or a late-night snack, you can get extra fancy and add a dollop of sour cream, fresh cilantro or a dash of hot sauce.
Get ready for the biggest revelation in dorm-room cooking: kettle eggs! Yes, you can actually make hard-boiled eggs in an electric kettle. (Fun fact: Our senior graphic designer, Alaina Greenberg, makes them almost daily in our office!) If you don’t have a kettle, you can also buy packaged pre-boiled eggs for this recipe.
Pho or Vietnamese noodle soup is filled with a wide variety of flavorful and health-promoting ingredients including fresh herbs, spices, citrus fruit and fiber-rich vegetables. However, pho isn’t always the most convenient of foods or the easiest to transport. Try our portable version of this healthy favorite wrapped up in a whole-grain burrito for an easy, on-the-go lunch or dinner.
Cutting chicken breasts into thin cutlets helps them cook quickly on the grill. A quick blender sauce with fresh basil and lime is smothered over top for a zesty, spicy kick.