Is the drive-through calling? Instead of shelling out the cash, try these inexpensive options
It takes about as much energy to make these meals as it does to pick up the phone and dial for pizza. Really!
Cost per serving: $1.55
Use whatever veggies you have in the fridge or pantry―sliced mushrooms, roasted peppers, black olives―to top these soon-to-be family favorites.
See recipe: French Bread Pizzas
Cost per serving: $1.68
Kids will love these easy, cheesy chicken breasts. Serve with steamed broccoli for an extra nutritional boost.
See recipe: Ricotta-and-Ham-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Cost per serving: $1.79
Cold leftover rice works better that freshly cooked for this recipe. If you don’t have leftovers, prepare the rice in the morning and refrigerate it until you’re ready to cook.
See recipe: Fried Rice with Ham and Asparagus
Cost per serving: $1.82
Make these egg-dipped sandwiches―loaded with ham, cheese and turkey―even more kid-friendly by topping each half with a dollop of raspberry or strawberry jam and sprinkling with confectioners’ sugar.
See recipe: Monte Cristo Sandwiches