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Marinara being spooned over a spinach stuffed portobello mushroom

Spinach Stuffed Portobellos

A hand dipping a fresh strawberry into the fruit dip on a fruit platter

Honey Vanilla Cottage Cheese Fruit Dip

Overhead view of a bowl of Chimichurri Chickpea Salad with pita in the side of the bowl

Chimichurri Chickpea Salad

Side view of turkey chili smothered sweet potatoes in a baking dish, topped with green onion and cilantro

Turkey Chili Smothered Sweet Potatoes

Close up view of a spoon scooping some white beans with mushrooms and marinara, garlic bread on the side.

White Beans with Mushrooms and Marinara

Close up side view of roasted carrot and feta salad

Roasted Carrot and Feta Salad

A bowl full of red beans and rice with sausage, a spoon in the center of the bowl

Louisiana Style Red Beans and Rice

Close up overhead view of a roasted cauliflower taco bowl topped with cilantro lime ranch and a black fork in the middle

Roasted Cauliflower Taco Bowls

Close up of chicken and rice being scooped out of the skillet with a wooden spoon.

Creamy Chicken and Rice Skillet

Close up overhead view of a bowl full of slow cooker white chicken chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

A platter full of roasted breakfast potatoes with eggs, coffee, oranges, and bacon on the side

Smoky Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

A black bowl with Indian Creamed Spinach on a wooden plate with a piece of naan in the side of the bowl

Indian Style Creamed Spinach

Side view of a bowl of creamy coleslaw with a fork lifting a bite

Simple Creamy Coleslaw

Close up side view of one bowl full of spicy sweet potato fries

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Overhead view of a bowl of mashed potatoes topped with lentils in a creamy mushroom gravy

Lentils with Creamy Mushroom Gravy

Super close up side view of a bowl of olive oil mashed potatoes garnished with rosemary and a drizzle of olive oil

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Curried Cabbage in a red pot with wooden utensils on the side.

Curried Cabbage

Overhead view of Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs in the baking dish, one being scooped out with a serving spoon.

Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs

Add salsa to meal prep containers

Country Breakfast Bowls

Two bowls of Smoky Black Bean Soup with various toppings, next to a bowl of sliced green onion and a crumbled corn muffin.

Smoky Black Bean Soup

Homemade whipped cream being spooned onto a mug of hot cocoa, a second mug in the background

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes in a casserole dish with a wooden spoon on a blue background with leaves and pine cones on the side.

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Close overhead view of a bowl full of Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Slices of Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin on a wooden cutting board.

Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Five different bowls full of tomato soup with the soup pot and ladle at the top

Secret Ingredient Tomato Soup

Three bowls of Easy Pumpkin Soup garnished with sour cream and pepitas, a small bowl of pepitas on the side.

Easy Pumpkin Soup

Overhead view of a bowl full of candied walnuts

Small Batch Crunchy Candied Walnuts

A spoon lifting some homemade balsamic vinaigrette out of a small bowl

Easy Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Close up overhead view of Autumn Kale and Apple Salad, with balsamic vinaigrette and a fork on the side.

Autumn Kale and Apple Salad

Asparagus and Tomatoes on the baking sheet

Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Close up of a fork digging into a filet of Garlic Butter Baked Cod on a plate with vegetables.

Garlic Butter Baked Cod

Side view of a spoonful of kale pesto being lifted from the bowl.

Homemade Kale Pesto

Three bowls of rosemary garlic white bean soup with different toppings (pesto, croutons, Parmesan).

Easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup

Close up of four Maple Sage Breakfast Sausages in a cast iron skillet

Maple Sage Breakfast Sausage

Four glass containers with Roasted Vegetable Salad and three dressing containers

Roasted Vegetable Salad Meal Prep

Close side view of a skillet full of potatoes topped with tahini dressing and green onion

Crispy Potatoes with Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

Front view of a bowl of Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad with a black fork and spoon in the side of the bowl.

Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad

Close up of Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad on a plate with a black fork

Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad

Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing dripping off a spoon into a white bowl.

Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

Overhead view of one bowl of no churn balsamic peach ice cream with waffle cone and a fresh peach on the side.

No Churn Balsamic Peach Ice Cream

A fork taking a piece of Baked Pizza Chicken from the plate with chicken, garlic bread, and salad.

Baked Pizza Chicken

A bowl of Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad surrounded by crackers and vegetables.

Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad

Lemon garlic dressing being poured over the salad bowl

Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

A hand dipping a piece of naan into the Creamy Coconut Curried Lentils with Spinach on a plate with curry roasted carrots

Creamy Coconut Curry Lentils with Spinach

A plate filled with Charred Corn and Zucchini Salad, black beans, and rice, next to a bowl of the corn and zucchini salad.

Charred Corn and Zucchini Salad

Close up of a bowl of cucumber mango salad with chopsticks picking up a piece of mango

Cucumber Mango Salad

Chicken and vegetables removed from one skewer of a chimichurri chicken kebab, on a bed of rice.

Chimichurri Chicken Kebabs

Overhead view of homemade lemon curd in a jar with a small silver butter knife stuck inside, lemon slices on the side.

Luscious Homemade Lemon Curd

Cucumber and Black Bean Salad in a bowl with a black spoon

Cucumber and Black Bean Salad

A pineapple protein smoothie in a tall glass with a paper straw, next to a whole pineapple and a small bowl of pineapple chunks

Pineapple Protein Smoothie

A glass casserole dish filled with baked beef and black bean tacos, with toppings in bowls on the sides

Crispy Baked Beef and Black Bean Tacos

Honey Mustard Sauce dripping off a spoon into a bowl

Honey Mustard Sauce

Close up of Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken in the skillet, garnished with cilantro and lime wedges.

Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken

Add tuna, guacamole, sriracha, and sesame seeds to the bowl

Spicy Tuna Guacamole Bowls

A hand grabbing a stack of two halves of a Scallion Herb Chickpea Salad sandwich on wheat bread.

Scallion Herb Chickpea Salad

A piece of Easy Oven Baked Fish with Tomatoes on a plate with baguette slices, a green salad, and black fork

Easy Oven Baked Fish with Tomatoes

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

Coconut Turmeric Chicken Soup being eaten with rice and cilantro

Coconut Turmeric Chicken Soup

A big white bowl of Sriracha Nooch Popcorn next to dice and other game pieces

Sriracha Nooch Popcorn

A hand scooping up a spoonful of Vegan West African Peanut Stew with Rice

Vegan West African Peanut Stew

A bowl of creamy Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala being eaten with a spoon and two pieces of naan on the side.

Easy Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala

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

Sun Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Bean Skillet

One Loaded Sweet Potato being eaten with a fork.

Loaded Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Lime Crema

A bowl of Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad on a teal napkin.

Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad

A large bowl of Vegetable Breakfast Scrambles about to be eaten with a fork.

Vegetable Breakfast Scrambles

Meal prepped Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls in round glass bowls

Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls

Mediterranean Hummus Bowl being eaten

Mediterranean Hummus Bowls

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken and Vegetables being scooped off the sheet pan with a spatula.

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken and Vegetables

Basing Cider Roasted Turkey Breast with Apples and Onions

Cider Roasted Turkey Breast

Bowl of super easy small-batch Rice Cooker Chili

Rice Cooker Chili

Homemade Cajun Seasoning ingredients in a bowl.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning

Autumn Quinoa Salad with Lemon Turmeric Dressing ready for serving

Autumn Quinoa Salad with Lemon Turmeric Dressing

Close up of caramelized Smoky Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Smoky Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Fluffy as a cloud and with a rich buttery finish, these Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes will be the star of any weeknight dinner or holiday meal! Budgetbytes.com

Fluffy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

A hearty bowl of Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice with fresh lemon and parsley

Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Garlic Herb Baked Chicken Breast sliced and ready to serve

Garlic Herb Baked Chicken Breast

Garlic Herb Seasoning Ingredients with vegetables pasta and butter

All-Purpose Garlic Herb Seasoning

Three bowls of Sweet Chili Chicken Stir Fry

Sweet Chili Chicken Stir Fry Bowls

Easy Sweet Chili Sauce close up on a spoon

Easy Sweet Chili Sauce

A spoonful of homemade Zuppa Toscana ready to be eaten.

Zuppa Toscana

Basic Chili in a bowl being eaten

Simple Homemade Chili

Close up of roasted tomatoes on top of Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken DInner

Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken Dinner

Cheesy Cauliflower and Potato Soup is rich and creamy without being overly heavy. Eat your vegetables and enjoy them, too! Budgetbytes.com

Cheesy Cauliflower and Potato Soup

These Sweet and Spicy Glazed Chicken Thighs are moist, tender, and have huge flavor with very little effort. Perfect for fast weeknight dinners! Budgetbytes.com

Sweet and Spicy Glazed Chicken Thighs

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes are an easy, flexible, and DELICIOUS side dish that can be paired with just about any meal. Keep this go-to recipe handy! Budgetbytes.com

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

This Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili makes a huge batch, is packed with flavor and nutrients, and can be made for only about 5 dollars! Budgetbytes.com

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili

This sweet and tangy 20 Minute Honey Mustard Chicken will be your new family favorite weeknight dinner. Only a few pantry staples needed! Budgetbytes.com

20 Minute Honey Mustard Chicken

Spinach and Mushroom Crustless Quiche is a great low carb breakfast or brunch tread packed with vegetables and protein. BudgetBytes.com

Spinach Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche

A simple jar of salsa is the key to making dinner fast and easy. Just try this Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet and see for yourself. Budgetbytes.com

Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet

This tangy, creamy, fresh, and garlicky Lime Crema is the key to taking your tacos, nachos, salads, and more to the next level. Budgetbytes.com

Lime Crema

These cool and refreshing Spiced Chickpea Tostadas are the perfect almost no cook dinner for summer. Customize the toppings based on what you have on hand to make the most of leftovers! Budgetbytes.com

Spiced Chickpea Tostadas (or tacos)

This cold, refreshing, and highly flavored Curried Tofu Salad is the perfect quick fix for summer or cold-pack lunch. Budgetbytes.com

Curried Tofu Salad

Cowboy Caviar is like a cross between a bean salad and fresh salsa with its colorful mix of beans, vegetables, and a fresh lime infused dressing. BudgetBytes.com

Cowboy Caviar

Layer lettuce on top of Cobb Salad Meal Prep

Cobb Salad Meal Prep

These Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips are fast, easy, super crunchy, a great way to use up leftover tortillas, and a great alternative to store bought chips. Budgetbytes.com

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

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

This homemade taco seasoning is quick, easy, inexpensive, full of flavor, and can be made with just a few basic spice cabinet staples. Budgetbytes.com

Homemade Taco Seasoning

This simple homemade chili seasoning is made with a few basic pantry staple spices and can be used for so much more than a pot of traditional chili! Budgetbytes.com

Homemade Chili Seasoning

A pot of quick seasoned black beans, with a wooden spoon, jalapeños and green onion on the side

Quick Seasoned Black Beans