Top 20 Recipes for Eating Healthy on a Budget

I hope y’all are enjoying the long holiday weekend! The recipe I had planned for yesterday turned out to be an astronomical flop (it happens sometimes), so I thought it would be a good opportunity to round up my Top 20 Recipes for Eating Healthy on a Budget. You see, it’s about this time every year that I start getting serious about eating healthy and working out. No, not because bikinis are rapidly approaching (okay, maybe a little), but because the sudden sunshine and warm air begin to energize and awaken me from the inside out. As soon as the sun starts to come out from behind those winter clouds, I spring to action and become a little energizer bunny.

Anyway, I went through my archives and pulled these 20 recipes (10 meat and 10 vegetarian) that you might find useful if you suddenly become a health monster every spring, like me. “Healthy” is obviously a very subjective term, so take the list with a grain of salt. My criteria for healthy means: plenty of vegetables and/or fiber, low sugar, and reasonable fat content (lower animal based fats). And of course, what do all of these recipes have in common? They’re satisfying and budget friendly. Enjoy! :)

Top 20 Recipes for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Top 20 Recipes for Eating Healthy on a Budget - BudgetBytes.com

Meat Recipes

Chipotle Chicken Chile
Chipotle Chicken Chili

 

Turkey Burger Patties
Mini Black Bean Turkey Burgers

 

Spicy Tuna Guacamole Bowls
Spicy Tuna Guacamole Bowls

 

Curry Beef with Peas
Curry Beef with Peas

 

Chicken Ropa Vieja - BudgetBytes.com
Slow Cooker Chicken Ropa Vieja

 

Greek Turkey Burgers
Greek Turkey Burgers

 

Chicken & Lime Soup
Chicken and Lime Soup

 

Sloppy Joe's Plus
Sloppy Joes Plus

 

Sweet n Spicy Chicken Bowls - BudgetBytes.com
Sweet n’ Spicy Chicken Bowls

 

Oven Fajitas
Easy Oven Fajitas

 

Vegetarian Recipes

Curried Chickpeas with Spinach
Curried Chickpeas with Spinach

 

Roasted Vegetable Baked Ziti - BudgetBytes.com
Roasted Vegetable Baked Ziti

 

Vegan Red Beans and Rice
Vegan Red Beans and Rice

 

Moroccan Lentil and Vegetable Stew - BudgetBytes.com
Moroccan Lentil and Vegetable Stew

 

Spanish Chickpeas and Rice - BudgetBytes.com
Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

 

Hot and Sour Vegetable Soup with Tofu - BudgetBytes.com
Hot & Sour Vegetable Soup with Tofu

 

Chunky Lentil & Vegetable Soup
Chunky Lentil and Vegetable Soup

 

Weeknight Enchiladas - BudgetBytes.com
Weeknight Enchiladas

 

Vegan Red Lentil Stew
Vegan Red Lentil Stew

 

Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas - BudgetBytes.com
Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas

 

Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup - BudgetBytes.com
Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup

Want to share your favorites? Feel free to share your favorite recipes for eating healthy on a budget (from anywhere around the web!) in the comments below.