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      Kid Friendly Recipes = Kid Tested and Mom Approved; for kids who hate healthy food.

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    We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week.

    Great taste and texture come together with sausage, potatoes and peppers. You can have a complete meal in 20 minutes that the family will rave about.

    BIG List of Creative Ways to Feed a Crowd on a Budget! ~ from ~ SO many tips, recipes and tricks for feeding crowds delicious meals on the cheap!

    Easy and cheap menu for a quick get together: Baked ziti, pizza, and salad

    Build Your Own Potato for dinner! We use bacon bits, green onion, sautéed mushrooms, broccoli, ham bits, shredded cheddar, sour cream, butter, S! Scoop out 1 potato into a mixing bowl and customize the potato to everyone's liking. Super cheap meal!!! You can get 4 large potatoes for $1.50 and bacon bits by the lb. off the salad bar! Be creative, blue cheese would be good too :-)

    Wondering what to cook on a small budget? I got you covered! 15 frugal meals that are absolutely delicious!

    Share your home and make plenty of food for everyone with these budget slow cooker recipes for a crowd. These will allow you to begin dinner and go enjoy mingling with everyone while the meal practically makes itself. Even if you're not cooking for a big group or event, these cheap slow cooker recipes are perfect for a family meal or a potluck.

    Two-week budget-friendly real food meal plan with (most) recipes, shopping list, and money-saving tips.

    This is how we eat out at restaurants regularly on the cheap. Here are my BEST 10 Tips and actual restaurant names with what we buy and price list - great for large families!

    98 Cheap and Easy Foods to Make for Under 5 Bucks. I like #51. Poor Man’s Soup – 1 large baking potato (or a few small red ones) cut into bite-size pieces, 1 or 2 cans of mushroom soup, add 1 or 2 cans of water, 1 can of carrots, 1 can of peas, 1 can of corn, 1 can of green beans, salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste. Cook on high for 3 hours in crock pot or until potatoes are done.

    How to Make Easy Freezer Pancakes. A quick, cheap, healthy breakfast. How to make in large quantities. Great for school mornings!

    Shakshuka This is a simple, comforting Israeli dish of eggs poached in spicy tomato sauce. To make it, I sautee onions, garlic, and peppers in olive oil with cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper, ’til softened, and then add a large can of whole plum tomatoes (undrained). This is simmered for a while, and then eggs are cracked in to poach in it. This can be served with crumbled feta and chopped parsley on top, or just as it is, with toast or pita bread on the side.

    After finding out the amount of americans that rely on food stamps to eat, Leanne Brown put together a collection of recipes that allow one to eat well for 4$/day. The cookbook is available online for free!

    15 Meals to Feed a Crowd on a Budget! Easy Dinner Recipes for Parties and Large Families!

    Have a big family but a small budget? No problem! Here are 39 cheap meals for large families that are sure to inspire you. You’ll find crockpot recipes, chicken recipes, pasta recipes, and more!

    Meal planning is so important – it helps you save time, money, and makes meal prep so much easier! Organizing your recipe collection will make it even easier to prepare healthy meal plans for you whole family and cut down on household clutter!

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    June 2015: Make monthly meal planning easy for your family complete with an interactive meal planner that is budget friendly PLUS shopping lessons for kids. Get this FREE instant download today!

    Easy Crockpot Recipes for Working Moms

    Thursday JEMs {Julie’s Easy Meal Plans} 2/5/15

    Julie’s Easy Meal Plans ~ Simple every day meals for the busy family! Quick and Easy Recipes for a busy week! ~

    Simple tips for creating a 21 Day Fix Meal plan, including Weekly Meal Planner and Shopping List printables.

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    Another 30 minute dinner for your meal planning - Kid Friendly Puff Pastry Pizza Slices