Gather the family together with easy, crowd-pleasing recipes, many under $1 a serving
Cost per serving: 37 cents
Give muffins a kick by adding jalapeno peppers to the mix.
Recipe: Mini Spicy Cheese Muffins
Cost per serving: 73 cents
This side dish packs in veggies, giving you a balanced, high-fiber side dish.
Recipe: Roasted Corn, Black Bean and Tomato Salad
Cost per serving: $2.38
You can’t find many recipes this quick – with a five-minute prep time and a 10-minute cook time, guests will think you spent all day on this flavorful steak.
Recipe: Ancho Chili-Rubbed Flank Steak
Cost per serving: 88 cents
Not serving this salsa right away? Add the juice of ½ lemon to keep the avocado from losing its color.
Recipe: Green-Tomato Salsa
Top this fruit mix with lemon-lime soda for a fizzy, fun beverage.
Recipe: Strawberry-Lemon Fizz
Cost per serving: 45 cents
At less than 50 cents per serving, this quick and easy snack could not be more convenient―the dressing can even be made up to two days in advance!
Recipe: Iceberg Lettuce Wedges with Creamy Garlic Dressing
Cost per serving: 24¢
This simple, sweet recipe will keep your guests nibbling without hurting your wallet.
Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies with Butterscotch Bits
Cost per serving: $1.12
Combining hearty oats with sweet fruits and tart lemon juice, this dessert will please every taste.
Recipe: Nectarine-Blueberry Crisp