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Mix and Match Meal Prep

Four glass containers with Roasted Vegetable Salad and three dressing containers

Roasted Vegetable Salad Meal Prep

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19 Refrigerator Salads for Eating Healthy On The GO!

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Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

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Flexible Recipes that Feed Vegetarians and Meat Eaters

Cold Peanut Noodle Salad divided between meal prep containers, dressing being poured.

Cold Peanut Noodle Salad

A half stirred Lemon Berry Yogurt Breakfast Bowl with a cut lemon and some strawberries near by.

Lemon Berry Yogurt Breakfast Bowls

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How to Cut and Freeze Pineapple

Four glass bowl veggie snack packs with ranch dressing, broccoli, and tomatoes.

Veggie Snack Packs

Four glass meal prep containers lined up with roasted vegetable couscous. Two with chicken and two with chickpeas

Roasted Vegetable Couscous Meal Prep

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10 Foods I Freeze to Save Money and Reduce Waste

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Quick & Easy Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Three Salsa Chicken Meal Prep Containers in a row

Salsa Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Creamy Dijon Dressing being Drizzled onto a Roasted Brussels Sprout Bowl

Roasted Brussels Sprout Bowls

Date Night Dinner Ideas

13 Date Night Dinner Ideas for Valentine’s Day and Beyond

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Sesame Tempeh Bowls

Vegetarian Challenge Final Thoughts

Vegetarian Challenge Final Thoughts

Add Salad Dressing to Pasta Salad

“Sweep the Kitchen” Pasta Salad

Week 4 Recap

Vegetarian Challenge Week 4 Recap

What I bought, cooked, ate, and how I felt throughout week 3 of the Vegetarian Challenge. Using up leftovers, battling stress cravings, and more! Budgetbytes.com

Vegetarian Challenge Week 3 Recap

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Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes

A plate full of Sun Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Bean Skillet with garlic bread

Sun Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Bean Skillet

Vegetarian Challenge Week 2 Recap

Vegetarian Challenge Week 2 Recap

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5 Easy Sources of Plant-Based Protein

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Loaded Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Lime Crema

Vegetarian Challenge Week 1 Recap

Vegetarian Challenge Week 1 Recap

Meal prepped Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls in round glass bowls

Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls

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Best of Budget Bytes 2018

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Coming Soon: 31 Day Vegetarian Challenge!

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Mediterranean Hummus Bowls

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Take Out Fake Out Recipes for Busy Nights

15 travel-friendly, crowd pleasing Friendsgiving recipe ideas that everyone will love. Go potluck style with your friends this Thanksgiving! Budgetbytes.com

15 Friendsgiving Recipe Ideas

This Cheeseburger Meatloaf Meal Prep is an easy American classic meal that you'll look forward to each day. Toss the TV dinners and make your own! Budgetbytes.com

Cheeseburger Meatloaf Meal Prep

Three bowls of Sweet Chili Chicken Stir Fry

Sweet Chili Chicken Stir Fry Bowls

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Orzo Salad Meal Prep

Take your meat and potatoes meal prep into the 21st century with this simple, yet elegant Glazed Chicken Meal Prep. Eating well has never been easier. Budgetbytes.com

Glazed Chicken Meal Prep

Practical tips for cooking in a tiny kitchen without losing your mind. Plan, organize, and improvise! Budgetbytes.com

Tips for Cooking in a Tiny Kitchen

How to make breadcrumbs (and Italian breadcrumbs) from bread scraps for use in meatballs, meatloaf, breading fried food, or topping casseroles. Budgetbytes.com

How to Make Breadcrumbs

30 Easy Recipes for College Students to keep you full and energized while on the run! From breakfast to easy dinners and snacks, we've got you covered! Budgetbytes.com

30 Easy Recipes for College Students

Need to feed the family, but don't want to heat up the kitchen? Here are 28 of my favorite delicious, low or no cook recipes for summer. Budgetbytes.com

Hot Weather Recipe Round Up: 28 Low or No Cook Recipes

Light, filling, full of texture and flavor, this no-reheat Curried Tofu Salad Meal Prep is the perfect make-ahead lunch for summer! Budgetbytes.com

Curried Tofu Salad Meal Prep

Layer lettuce on top of Cobb Salad Meal Prep

Cobb Salad Meal Prep

Full of fresh summery flavor, without needing a lot of ingredients, this Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Black Bean Salsa will become your new go-to easy summer meal!

Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Black Bean Salsa

A comprehensive list of kitchen basics - tools and equipment that will help you build a well run, efficient, and budget-conscious kitchen!

Kitchen Basics – Equipment & Tools for a Well Equipped Kitchen

When you're tired and hungry, these 19 Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners that use pantry staples will save the day and leave you full and happy!

19 Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Demystify the who, what, and how of meal prepping with this meal prep 101 beginner's guide. Make your meals easier, convenient, and more efficient with this simple method. BudgetBytes.com

Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Prepping and Portioning Meals

Pantry Staples and Essentials - Herbs and Spices

Stock Your Kitchen: Pantry Staples

Beef Kofta Meatballs with Roasted Vegetables are the perfect well-rounded easy dinner or meal prep to keep you fed and happy throughout the week. BudgetBytes.com

Beef Kofta Meatballs with Roasted Vegetables