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Cottage Cheese Crab Bowl

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How To Calculate Recipe Cost

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200+ Recipe Ideas for Pantry Staple Ingredients

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How to Freeze Green Onions

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Long Lasting Produce to Stock Up On During Isolation

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Freezer Breakfast Burritos

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15 Pantry Recipes for Emergency Preparedness

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10 Simple Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

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Roasted Cauliflower Taco Bowls

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How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

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6 Easy Ways to Use Leftover Vegetables

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Smoky Roasted Sausage and Vegetables

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Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowls 6 Ways

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Top 20 Recipes of 2019

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Meal Planning 101 – How to Make a Meal Plan That Works for YOU

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Chili Cornbread Skillet

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Vegetable Barley Soup

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Curried Cabbage

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Country Breakfast Bowls

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Mix and Match Meal Prep

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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

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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

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Salsa Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

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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

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“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

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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

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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!

Fast 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

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

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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

Pressure Cooker Chicken Meal Prep

These 10 Tips for Recipe Success will help new cooks decode recipes, build intuition, and make new recipes their own. BudgetBytes.com

10 Tips for Recipe Success

This Maple Miso Roasted Carrot Meal prep is easy, healthy, has tons of flavor, and plenty of ways to customize! BudgetBytes.com

Maple Miso Roasted Carrot Meal Prep

Discover the best recipes of 2017 from Budget Bytes. Budget-frienly, super tasty, and guaranteed to keep your belly full.

Best Recipes of 2017

This Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta Meal Prep includes Garlic Marinated Chicken and brightly flavored blistered tomatoes for a well rounded and delicious meal! BudgetBytes.com

Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta Meal Prep

This Apple Dijon Kale Salad Meal Prep is full of texture and bright flavors, and is sure to keep you full for hours. BudgetBytes.com

Apple Dijon Kale Salad Meal Prep

Preparing individual oat packs with seeds, seasoning, and other add-ins, like these Make Ahead Seeded Oats, makes having a healthy breakfast fast and easy. BudgetBytes.com

Make Ahead Seeded Oats

This simple Spaghetti Meal Prep is hiding a ton of good-for-you vegetables in a classic comforting dish. BudgetBytes.com

Spaghetti Meal Prep

Tuna and White Bean Meal Prep

Tuna & White Bean Salad Meal Prep

This Apple Spice Pork Chop meal prep is packed with tender and juicy pork chops, creamy mashed potatoes, and bright green beans. BudgetBytes.com

Apple Spice Pork Chop Meal Prep

This Moroccan Lentil and Vegetable Stew is full of warm spices, paired with homemade rolls and pumped up with an extra handful of spinach for an absolutely killer meal. BudgetBytes.com

Moroccan Lentil and Vegetable Stew Meal Prep

This week's Maple Dijon Chicken Thigh Meal Prep is all about oven roasting, fall flavors, and lots of vegetables. BudgetBytes.com

Maple Dijon Chicken Thigh Meal Prep

This Pineapple BBQ Chicken Meal Prep includes sweet and tangy chicken, rich and savory coconut rice, and tender broccoli florets. BudgetBytes.com

Pineapple BBQ Chicken Meal Prep

October One Pot Challenge

Plan to Eat’s One Pot October Challenge

Creamy Black Bean Taquitos pair with tangy Cilantro Lime Rice for a simple and satisfying meal prep. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Black Bean Taquito Meal Prep

Pesto Stuffed Shells and homemade garlic bread make a classic and comforting lunch that holds up well in the refrigerator. BudgetBytes.com

Pesto Stuffed Shells Meal Prep

Curry Chicken Salad is paired with crunchy crackers for dipping and a tart apple to cleanse the palate in this simple cold lunch box. BudgetBytes.com

Curry Chicken Salad Meal Prep

It's comfort food in a box! You'll look forward to eating this veggie-packed Garden Vegetable Turkey Loaf Meal Prep for lunch every day. BudgetBytes.com

Garden Vegetable Turkey Loaf Meal Prep

This White Chicken Chili Meal Prep includes a slow cooker chili with Cumin Lime Roasted Sweet Potatoes and tortilla chips for dipping! BudgetBytes.com

White Chicken Chili Meal Prep