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Date Night Dinner Ideas

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

Sesame Tempeh Bowls being eaten with chopsticks

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

Close up of a bowl of Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes

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

One Loaded Sweet Potato being eaten with a fork.

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

Best of Budget Bytes 2018 with close up of food in background

Best of Budget Bytes 2018

31 Day Vegetarian Challenge title over a bowl of coconut curry.

Coming Soon: 31 Day Vegetarian Challenge!

Mediterranean Hummus Bowl being eaten

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 Dinners

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

Need some fresh flavors to WOW your friends this summer? I’ve got you covered with these 25 Recipes for Summer BBQs and Potlucks. BudgetBytes.com

25 Recipe Ideas for Summer BBQs and Potlucks

Smoky Chicken and Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato Meal Prep is an easy, delicious, filling, and healthy daily lunch or dinner. BudgetBytes.com

Smoky Chicken and Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato Meal Prep

This Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada Meal Prep is full of bright flavors and plenty of belly filling plant power for a hearty vegan lunch. BudgetBytes.com

Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada Meal Prep

Comfort food and a generous helping of good-for-you vegetables, this Spaghetti and Roasted Vegetable Meal Prep is the best of both worlds! BudgetBytes.com

Spaghetti and Roasted Vegetable Meal Prep

Layer ingredients in container for Make Ahead Microwave Breakfast Scrambles.

Make Ahead Microwave Breakfast Scrambles

The Easiest Burrito Bowl Meal Prep that you can put together in about 30 minutes with minimal cooking, chopping, and nothing to pack on the side. Lunch can be easy and tasty! BudgetBytes.com

Easiest Burrito Bowl Meal Prep

Need some brunch inso? These 16 Brunch Recipes are great for Easter brunch or any weekend! BudgetBytes.com

16 Brunch Recipes for Easter and Beyond

A little bit indulgent, a little bit healthy, this Pork and Peanut Dragon Noodle Meal Prep is a flavorful, filling, and DELICIOUS lunch! BudgetBytes.com

Pork & Peanut Dragon Noodle Meal Prep

15 Single Recipe Meal Prep Ideas that are easy to cook, filling, well rounded, and store well so you can cook once and eat for the week! BudgetBytes.com

15 Single-Recipe Meal Prep Ideas

Stuffed bell peppers make the perfect meal prep item and are paired with Cowboy Caviar and chips for dipping in this Stuffed Bell Pepper Meal Prep. BudgetBytes.com

Stuffed Bell Pepper Meal Prep

This Herb Butter Chicken Meal Prep covers all the bases (meat, carb, vegetable, and FLAVOR) with just two easy recipes. BudgetBytes.com

Herb Butter Chicken Meal Prep

This simple Sweet Potato Taco Meal Prep box is easy, vegetarian, and a full flavored make ahead lunch. BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Potato Taco Meal Prep

This Chicken Adobo Meal Prep combines overnight marinated chicken, rice cooked with warm spices, and simple sautéed kale for a well rounded and filling meal. BudgetBytes.com

Chicken Adobo Meal Prep

This Black Eyed Peas Meal Prep is comfort food defined and will keep you full, warm, and cozy during these cold winter days. BudgetBytes.com

Black Eyed Peas Meal Prep