May 22, 2021

Easy Healthy Dinners On A Budget





If you are stressing about what to cook on a tight budget that can feed the family, this round-up of healthy and easy cheap dinner ideas might just give you some delicious satisfying options the whole family will love.

And if you want more easy healthy family meal ideas, check out these kid-friendly dinner recipes as well!


Easy Dinner Ideas For Kids (And The Rest of the Family Too)


Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes For Kids (That They Will Actually Eat)


Lazy Lasagna



Taste of Home


Lasagna goodness without the fuss! Easy weeknight lasagna is a budget-friendly meal as well as kid-friendly. This easy family recipe is a quick way to make lasagna that is still delicious and filling. You can keep it as a simple and meatless meal, or pick up a jar of pasta sauce with meat. Either way, this is a go-to-cheap quick dinner everyone in the family is going to love!


Get the recipe at Taste of Home



One-Pot BBQ Chicken Burrito Bowls



Joe Lingeman/ Kitchn


BBQ flavored chicken, black beans, seasoned rice, and corn all cooked together in one pot on the stove.

This recipe is a perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner that is hearty and filling for the whole family when you are on a tight budget, and best of all, everyone is going to love it!


Get the Recipe at Kitchn



Sausage and Egg Breakfast Quesadillas



BudgetBytes


Having breakfast for dinner is a delicious way to feed the family when you are on a tight budget. Besides, who doesn't love eating breakfast for dinner anytime??

These yummy breakfast-for-dinner-quesadillas are filled with seasoned sausage ( you can make this meal vegetarian by getting veggie sausage at the store) melted cheese and eggs. I mean, what is there not to love in this savory easy frugal dinner?


Get the recipe at Budget Bytes



Easy Zucchini Pie





This easy healthy zucchini pie recipe may just become a family favorite. And best of all, you can make this recipe for about $10 for a family of 4.

This savory easy healthy family dinner idea is ready in about 30 minutes!


Get the recipe at Betty Crocker



Pepperoni Roll-Ups





Cheesy Pepperoni Roll-Ups are an easy and cheap dinner idea for kids ( even picky eaters will love to eat these cheesy croissant roll-ups)

Add some fruit or veggies on the side to complete this kid-friendly and budget-friendly family meal.


Get the recipe at Taste of Home.



Best Vegetarian Chili Recipe



Cookie and Kate


Homemade chili is a delicious filling and cheap healthy meal to make for the family when you are on a tight budget. Make a double batch, and freeze some for later.


Get the recipe at Cookie and Kate



Chicken and Waffle Casserole



delish


You are going to be a kitchen hero when you make this super yummy chicken and waffle casserole dish.  Kids are going to love this easy dinner idea. And best of all, it's a quick and easy recipe that is very budget-friendly.


Get the recipe at delish.



Cheesy Taco Pasta



Mother Thyme


If you are looking for a healthy kid-friendly recipe where you can toss all the ingredients in one pot to cook, you are going to love this easy cheap dinner idea.

Cheesy sauce, ground beef, taco seasoning, and rotini pasta make an easy weeknight meal that can feed a family of 4 for $10 or less. 


Get the recipe at Mother Thyme



Cheesy Meatball Bites



Butter With a Side of Bread


So technically, these fabulous mini meatball bites are meant to be easy delicious appetizers. Technically.

I think this muffin tin recipe makes a fun cheap healthy dinner idea for kids (and the rest of the family too, of course.)

All you need to make these kid-friendly mini meatball bites are frozen pre-made meatballs, marinara sauce, a package of crescent rolls, and some mozzarella cheese.

Add a salad or fruit to make it a fun summer dinner kids will love. 


Get the recipe at Butter With a Side of Bread



Fiesta Chicken Taco Salad



Happiness is Homemade


Make this healthy summer salad with grilled chicken, corn, black beans, tomatoes, and chilled lettuce for an easy fun summer dinner idea for kids and grown-ups to enjoy on warm summer nights. 


Get the recipe at Happiness is Homemade