11 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Favorite Healthy Budget Recipe

updated May 30, 2019
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If you think you have to break the bank to eat healthfully, think again. We consulted a few of our favorite food bloggers for their best tips on making good-for-you dinners that are good for your bank account, too. With New Year’s resolutions coming in hot, we thought we’d give you a leg up to help you stick to them well into February (at least!).

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“My current fave is my vegan winter lentil stew! It is so easy and packed with vegetables, lentils, and basically everything that’s good for you. On top of that, it’s super inexpensive to make (about $5 for a WHOLE POT) , comforting, and filling. There’s nothing I don’t love about it.” — Beth Moncel of Budget Bytes

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“We basically make something different every night, but this chicken with olives and lemons is a favorite. My daughter Chloe could eat an entire jar of olives in one sitting.” — Catherine McCord of Weelicious

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“This is one of my favorite recipes. It’s a pretty inexpensive way to make pesto and bean dip, and helps to cut back on food waste along the way!” — Haile Thomas, CEO of HAPPY

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“I have lots of healthy budget recipes, but this broccoli & crispy tofu is one of my favorites. Oh, and this black bean coconut stew!— Jenné Claiborne of Sweet Potato Soul

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“For lunch, I love this easy chickpea egg salad and for dinner I’m a huge fan of this easy pasta dish with broccoli and chicken sausage.”— Gina Homolka of SkinnyTaste

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“What’s so great about this recipe is that is saves well as leftovers, so you won’t waste a penny!”— Ali Maffucci of Inspiralized

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“I love this recipe especially during the cooler months. It’s satisfying, balanced, and yields four servings (hello, meal planning)!” — Wendy Lopez of Food Heaven Made Easy

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“I have to recommend this super easy black bean bowl. It’s the perfect meal for post-holiday exhaustion and budget. All you need is a can of black beans, some greens, cabbage, and a salsa of your choice. Everything else is customizable. I usually end up using yogurt in place of crema or cheese, and splurge on avocado and chips if I’m feeling flush.” — Lily Diamond of Kale + Caramel

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“Chicken fajitas are a family favorite. Who doesn’t love them? They’re quick to throw together with a chili-lime marinade. Sometimes I cook up a batch on the weekend, store serving sizes in the freezer and use them for my weekly meal prep. No fuss lunches are the best!” — Karina Carrel of Café Delites

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“You get all the best flavors of buttery garlicky shrimp scampi but swap squash for the pasta!” — Chungah Rhee of Damn Delicious

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“Chicken larb bowls are hands-down one of the most popular recipes from What’s Gaby Cooking and I’m pretty sure it’s because they don’t break the bank, most of the ingredients you probably have at home right now, and they are delish!” —Gaby Dalkin of What’s Gaby Cooking