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It only takes a few fresh ingredients make this Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Ricotta, the perfect light lunch or dinner for summer! BudgetBytes.com

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Ricotta

Peanut Butter Fluff Cups are the easiest and most decadent dessert you’ve ever made. They come together in minutes with no baking required! BudgetBytes.com

Peanut Butter Fluff Cups

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

This Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad is an awesome base to build meals throughout the week and it holds up extremely well in the fridge, so you can eat better with less effort. BudgetBytes.com

Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

This tangy, herb-infused Scallion Herb Cream Cheese Spread is perfect for sandwiches, wraps, or even snacking on fresh vegetables. BudgetBytes.com

Scallion Herb Cream Cheese Spread

This Tuscan White Bean Pasta is a fast and flavorful dish that is perfect for weeknight dinners. The caramelized garlic, basil, and Parmesan pack a huge flavor punch! BudgetBytes.com

Tuscan White Bean Pasta

A quick and buttery herb pan sauce transforms these simple chicken thighs into decadent Herb Butter Chicken Thighs. BudgetBytes.com

Herb Butter Chicken Thighs

This Coconut Curry Hummus throws a new twist on the traditional dip with creamy coconut milk, vibrant lime, and warm curry spices. BudgetBytes.com

Coconut Curry Hummus

When fresh vegetables are in short supply, make this Sweet Crunch Winter Salad packed full of winter vegetables and a homemade Maple Tahini Dressing. BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Crunch Winter Salad

Use your leftover party dips to make a delicious lunch the next day, like these super creamy Spinach Artichoke Quesadillas. BudgetBytes.com

Spinach Artichoke Quesadillas

Sweet, salty, rich, and crunchy, these Pork and Peanut Dragon Noodles hit all the bases. It’s fast, easy comfort food for busy nights! BudgetBytes.com

Pork and Peanut Dragon Noodles

Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Pizza Roll Ups are the perfect last minute appetizer or indulgent snack on busy days! BudgetBytes.com

Pizza Roll Ups

This Sriracha Pimento Cheese Spread is a rich, smoky, spicy spread with just a hint of sweetness from roasted red peppers! BudgetBytes.com

Sriracha Pimento Cheese Spread

Creamy potatoes make the perfect base for a pile of colorful and flavorful toppings in these Loaded Mashed Potato Bowls. Perfect for meal prep! BudgetBytes.com

Loaded Mashed Potato Bowls

This simple Sesame Slaw makes a great side dish, or a bed for other items like gyoza, fried tofu, or grilled chicken. BudgetBytes.com

Sesame Slaw

For a quick, flavorful, and light lunch, this Garlic Toast with Blistered Tomatoes and White Beans hits the spot! BudgetBytes.com

Garlic Toast with Balsamic Tomatoes and White Beans

A quick pan sauce drenches tender chicken thighs and thick pineapple slices in this easy Skillet Pineapple BBQ Chicken. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Pineapple BBQ Chicken

Green Chile Migas is a fast and inexpensive egg dish that is flavorful and filling any time of day, not just for breakfast! BudgetBytes.com

Green Chile Migas

These Cinnamon Pita Crisps are a tasty little snack that's perfect for fall. Dip them into your favorite sweet treat or eat them on their own. BudgetBytes.com

Cinnamon Pita Crisps

This Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse is a super light and fluffy dessert packed with fall spices and just enough sweetness to balance the pumpkiny flavor. BudgetBytes.com

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta is a fast, easy, and fresh weeknight dinner that you'll come back to again and again and have memorized in no time. BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta

This Easy Cheesy Broccoli Rice is a fast and flavorful side when you don't have time to make a classic Broccoli Cheddar Casserole. BudgetBytes.com

Easy Cheesy Broccoli Rice

This Golden Chai is full of warm exotic spices, earthy turmeric, and just a hint of natural honey. It's warm, comforting, and perfect for fall! BudgetBytes.com

Golden Chai

It doesn't get easier than this high protein, high fiber, high FLAVOR Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet! BudgetBytes.com

Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet

Creamy and rich, yet never heavy, this Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta is an easy and satisfying comfort food. BudgetBytes.com

Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta

Kale makes a great inexpensive and earthy pesto! Dress up this Kale Pesto pasta with add-ins to make it a meal, or keep it simple for the perfect summer side. BudgetBytes.com

Kale Pesto Pasta

These smoky Roasted Corn Quesadillas are a fast and filling lunch that can be kept in the freezer for fast meals. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Corn Quesadillas

Fresh jalapeño, cheddar cheese, and fresh grape tomatoes are baked right into this Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread making it just the right amount of extraordinary. BudgetBytes.com

Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread

A quick homemade balsamic vinaigrette makes this simple Spinach and Orzo Salad extra special. Serve as a light lunch or a side with dinner. BudgetBytes.com

Spinach and Orzo Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Use the leftovers in your fridge to make this delicious and filling 5 Minute Savory Microwave Breakfast Mug. Fast and easy! BudgetBytes.com

5 Minute Savory Microwave Breakfast Mug

A few pantry staples come together to make a fantastic dinner in this fast, easy, and flavorful one Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta

These fast and easy 5-Minute French Toast Mugs are a great single serving breakfast treat plus a way to use leftovers and reduce food waste. BudgetBytes.com

5-Minute Microwave French Toast Mug

These Ultimate BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are packed with colorful ingredients and deliciously tangy BBQ sauce! #ad BudgetBytes.com

Ultimate BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Super Fresh Salad is a cold, crunchy, juicy mix of flavorful vegetables topped with a simple red wine and oregano vinaigrette. BudgetBytes.com

Super Fresh Cucumber Salad

This One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta cooks quickly and in one skillet so that no flavor is lost! Make dinner fast, easy, and delicious. BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

The plus in Sloppy Joes Plus is lentils! Tender lentils make the perfect addition to ground beef and increase the texture, flavor, and nutrients! BudgetBytes.com

Sloppy Joes Plus

Sriracha Egg Salad is a simple yet satisfying dish that boasts a creamy, tangy, and spicy sauce. BudgetBytes.com

Sriracha Egg Salad

These cute little lemon poppy seed two-bite scones are soft and sweet with a deliciously tart lemon glaze. You won't be able to have just one! BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Poppy Seed Two-Bite Scones

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is a great alternative to tomato based sauces for pasta, pizzas, or just for dipping your favorite crusty bread. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Hummus Breakfast Bowls are a medley of colors, flavors, and textures, and a great way to work vegetables into the most important meal of the day. BudgetBytes.com

Hummus Breakfast Bowls

This Easy Orange Chicken cooks quickly in a skillet (no deep frying!) and uses only real, fresh ingredients. It's the perfect take-out fake-out. BudgetBytes.com

Easy Homemade Orange Chicken

Homemade hummus is quick, easy, and inexpensive, and can be made with several different flavor add-ins. Here are four delicious flavors to try. BudgetBytes.com

Homemade Hummus – Four flavors

This Southwest Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry is a fast, easy, and flavorful way to make sure dinner is filled with plenty of vegetables. BudgetBytes.com

Southwest Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

This Chicken and Cranberry Salad combines tender cabbage, nutty almonds, sweet cranberries and a tart lemon poppy seed dressing, plus enough chicken to make it a meal. BudgetBytes.com

Chicken and Cranberry Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

This Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad combines winter flavors in a warm and filling side dish. BudgetBytes.com

Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad

This simple cranberry sauce only requires three ingredients but has enough flavor to add excitement to your holiday meal. BudgetBytes.com

Simple Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This rich and Creamy Mushroom Herb Pasta is a surprisingly fast and simple to way to have a gourmet meal at home. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Mushroom Herb Pasta

Close up of fried cabbage and noodles in a large pot, from the side

Fried Cabbage and Noodles

5 Ingredient Freezer Biscuits are the fastest and easiest way to have fresh, warm, and fluffy biscuits for breakfast any day of the week. BudgetBytes.com

5 Ingredient Freezer Biscuits

Cheddar Grits Breakfast Bowls are an easy but indulgent breakfast or brunch treat that you can whip up in no time. BudgetBytes.com

Cheddar Grits Breakfast Bowls

Sesame Kale is a quick and easy side dish that pairs perfectly with any Asian inspired meal. BudgetBytes.com

Sesame Kale

When you need a tropical escape this homemade Pineapple Orange Julius is the perfect sweet and creamy frozen drink to take you away. BudgetBytes.com

Homemade Pineapple Orange Julius

This fast and easy Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry is a filling low carb dinner with big flavor. BudgetBytes.com

Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Creamy Lemon Dill Greek Pasta Salad is packed with bold flavors and fresh vegetables, making it a delicious light lunch. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Lemon Dill Greek Pasta Salad

Ultimate Southwest Scrambled Eggs make a fast and filling dinner or brunch, and are a great way to use up leftover ingredients in the kitchen. BudgetBytes.com

Ultimate Southwest Scrambled Eggs

Broccoli Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing is light and refreshing raw salad for summer. BudgetBytes.com

Broccoli Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta is a fast and delicious weeknight meal the whole family will love. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

Spaghetti Carbonara is fast and easy dinner with just a few ingredients and a luxuriously creamy sauce. BudgetBytes.com

Easy Spaghetti Carbonara

Lemon Butter Green Beans are the perfect go-to all-purpose side dish with a fresh and vibrant flavor. BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Butter Green Beans

Warm Corn and Avocado Salad makes the perfect light and fresh side for enchiladas, grilled meats, or tacos. BudgetBytes.com

Warm Corn and Avocado Salad

Build BBQ Chicken Burrito Bowls are an easy, customizable lunch option that is great both hot or cold! BudgetBytes.com

BBQ Chicken Burrito Bowls

Smoky White Bean Shakshuka makes the BEST breakfast for dinner! BudgetBytes.com

Smoky White Bean Shakshuka

Thai Cucumber Salad is a light and fresh summer salad with bold Thai flavors - BudgetBytes.com

Thai Cucumber Salad

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup is a fast and rich weeknight comfort food perfect for dipping crusty bread or grilled cheese. - BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Pesto Hummus - BudgetBytes.com

Pesto Hummus

Smoked Sausage Skillet with Peppers and Farro - BudgetBytes.com

Smoked Sausage with Peppers and Farro

Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas - BudgetBytes.com

Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas

5 Minute Nacho Cheese Sauce - BudgetBytes.com

5 Minute Nacho Cheese Sauce

Curried Red Lentil and Pumpkin Soup - BudgetBytes.com

Curried Red Lentil and Pumpkin Soup

Stir Fry Beef Noodles - BudgetBytes.com

Beef Stir Fry Noodles

Kale Chicken and Gnocchi Soup - BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup with Kale

Nam Sod Thai Pork Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Nam Sod (Thai Pork Salad)

20 Minute Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

20 Minute Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Cheesy Gnocchi Skillet - BudgetBytes.com

Cheesy Gnocchi Skillet

30 Minute Posole - BudgetBytes.com

30 minute Homemade Posole

Quick Garlic Parmesan Broccoli - BudgetBytes.com

Quick Garlic Parmesan Broccoli

One large bowl of popcorn with a measuring cup of popcorn kernels on the side

How to Make Stovetop Popcorn

Sesame Glazed Salmon and Green Beans - BudgetBytes.com

Sesame Glazed Salmon and Green Beans

Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza - BudgetBytes.com

Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza

Garlic Parmesan Polenta - BudgetBytes.com

Garlic Parmesan Polenta

Dilly Vegetable Dip - BudgetBytes.com

Dilly Vegetable Dip

Melted Butter Banana Brown Sugar

Caramelized Banana and Peanut Butter Quesadilla

Vibrant green parsley pesto pasta pairs perfectly with sweet blistered cherry tomatoes and a the creamy yolk of a fried egg. Take your pasta up a notch. BudgetBytes.com

Parsley Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes

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Poor Man’s Burrito Bowls

This insanely simple dinner "cheat" is ready in minutes and will keep you full for hours. Bowties and Broccoli is my go-to lazy weeknight dinner. BudgetBytes.com

Bowties and Broccoli

Toss that boxed mix and make this fast and Easy Homemade Cornbread, which makes a great side dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Budgetbytes.com

Easy Homemade Cornbread

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus - BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Wraps

Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad

Peanut Butter S'mores Pots - BudgetBytes.com

Peanut Butter S’mores Pots

Taco Salad Skillet - BudgetBytes.com

Taco Salad Skillet

Tropical Yogurt Parfaits - BudgetBytes.com

Tropical Yogurt Parfaits

Chicken Kale Caesar Wraps - BudgetBytes.com

Chicken Kale Caesar Wraps

Crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad

Spinach Mushroom and Swiss French Bread Pizza - BudgetBytes.com

Mushroom Spinach and Swiss French Bread Pizzas

Apple Cabbage Slaw - BudgetBytes.com

Apple Cabbage Slaw

Plum Salad with Lemon Ginger Dressing - BudgetBytes.com

Plum Salad with Lemon Ginger Dressing

One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Thin and Crispy Pizza Crust - BudgetBytes.com

Thin and Crispy Pizza Crust

Lemon Pepper Zucchini - BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Pepper Zucchini