134 Meals for just $5 Each



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We are a family of 7, with healthy, growing children – 3 boys, 2 girls. On any given day, these kids can eat me out of house and home, if I let them. However, my grocery budget doesn’t like that so much, which means we often get stuck in a rut with our frugal meal planning. So, I decided we needed a series on cheap food, good eats! Today I am sharing with you a plethora of meals you can make for just $5 or less! Check them out!

Do you have a tight budget, but don't want to compromise on the taste of food? Check out these delicious meals all for just $5 each! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

If you’re looking for some great tips on how to plan for $5 meals, check out these from Frugal Living Mom. And here are some other great tips from Passion for Savings to make delicious dinners without the high prices!

Breakfast

Frugal $1 Breakfast Ideas | Aspired Living

Spinach, Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche | Budget Bytes

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes | Budget Bytes

 

Main Dishes

Easy Broiled Drumsticks | My Recipes

Chicken & Dumplings | My Recipes

Fake & Bake “Fried” Chicken | My Recipes

Vegetarian Carbonara: It’s like Mac & Cheese | Pop Sugar

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan | So Says Sarah…

Classic Beef Stroganoff | Betty Crocker

Easy Sesame Chicken | Budget Bytes

Bean Burger | Pop Sugar

Healthy Turkey Chili Recipe | Passion for Savings

Mexican Pile Up | Passion for Savings

Mexican Chicken Spaghetti | Mommy Hates Cooking

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos | Passion for Savings

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas | $5 Dinners

Smoky Black Bean Soft Tacos | Simple Daily Recipes

Instant Pot DUO80 8 Qt  7-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and WarmerInstant Pot DUO80 8 Qt 7-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer

 

Slow Cooker Vegan Barley Stew | Mama Likes to Cook

Cheesy Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe | Ann’s Entitled Life

Ham & Swiss Baked Penne | Ally’s Sweet & Savory Eats

Slow Cooker Cajun Red Beans & Rice | Organized 31

Cabbage & Sausage Saute: One Pot Healthy Meal | Saving Every Day

Rice & Beans and Grilled Sausage & Veggies with Cilantro Lime Marinade | Happy Deal, Happy Day

5 Meals for $5 or Less| Orthodox Motherhood

11 Easy $5 Dinners Your Family Will Love | Feeding Big

20 Dinners that Cost $5 or Less | No Getting Off This Train

20 Dinners that cost about $5 each | Frugal Living Mom

25 More Meals that Cost about $5 Each | Frugal Living Mom

10 Crockpot Recipes Under $5 | Living on a Dime

20 More Meals that Cost $5 or Less | No Getting Off This Train

Find more recipes on my Main Dishes Pinterest board!

Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend for 11 years. Together they are raising their four children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 5 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES with FREE PRINTABLES (more coming soon) for homeschool families and she gets her scrapbooking fix in by making Subway Art for herself and her readers. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, gluten- and grain-free recipes, homemaking, the occasional DIY projects and maintaining her sanity. You can also keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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