Everyone will enjoy what's on the table with these simple family-friendly recipes.
Cost per serving: $1.86
Don't forget the extras! Offer bowls of shredded lettuce, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, shredded Cheddar and other taco toppings.
See recipe: Shredded Beef Tacos
Cost per serving: $2.54
This recipe is delicious with pork, but you can easily top the apple and onion mixture onto baked chicken.
See recipe: Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions
Cost per serving: $1.67
Bagel pizzas are a quick-and-easy idea for dinner or lunch and a great way to sneak some healthy spinach into a meal.
See recipe: Stuffed Bagel Pizzas
Cost per serving: $4.46
Introduce your family to Mediterranean flavors with this healthy dinner idea. If the weather permits, you can cook the chicken on the grill, but it can be made year-round using the broiler.
See recipe: Broiled Greek Chicken with Pitas
Cost per serving: $1.68
The pasta and white bean in this rustic tomato soup make it a satisfying meal at a low-cost. Save even more money by doubling the recipe—you’ll have enough to enjoy for lunch later in the week.
See recipe: Tomato Soup with White Beans and Pasta
Cost per serving: $2.15
Use 100 percent pure maple syrup in this recipe, instead of maple-flavored or pancake syrup. Those other options are sweet but don’t have a strong maple taste. Look for grade B maple syrup in the grocery store; it has the most pronounced flavor.
See recipe: Maple Apples with Ice Cream