Healthy meals that are also frugal are sometimes hard to find.  But the best way to do this is cook with whole ingredients you find by shopping the sales to save money on groceries.

It also helps to have a collection of easy healthy recipes that use whole ingredients.  It is easy to do your cooking on a budget when using these healthy meals for your family.

Frugal recipes can be very healthy for you and your family.  It can be an easy dinner idea and still be healthy with the right recipe.

Here are some healthy meals for you to get you started

Chicken Noodle Soup in a Jar: a Cheap Healthy Meal


This Chicken Noodle Soup recipe is a hearty and  tasty treat for a chilly winter day. Make up 3 or 4 jars and have them on standby in the pantry for an easy meal- serve with saltines.  It also makes a terrific gift for a sick friend- place in a basket with a large can […]

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Cheap Healthy Meal: Italian Beef and Vegetable Soup

Italian Beef and Vegetable Soup

The first time I had this cheap healthy meal was with my dad.  As he started his chemo treatments, this was the only soup he could always keep down and always tasted good.  So when I returned home from my 18 month mission for my church we would often sit at the table and enjoy […]

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Healthy Enchilada Soup Recipe

Healthy Enchilada Soup Recipe

  This healthy enchilada soup recipe is a favorite in our family.  It is really filling and goes great with lots of toppings like any healthy tortilla soup recipe. Healthy Enchilada Soup Recipe Print Healthy Enchilada Soup Recipe Creator: Melissa @ Living a Frugal Life Recipe type: dinner, soup Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  40 mins […]


Healthy Zucchini and Garbanzo Bean Ragout Recipe

Zucchini and Garbanzo Bean Ragout Recipe

When I need a quick and healthy meal for my family, I always turn to my healthy zucchini and garbanzo bean ragout recipe.  This is a great garbanzo bean recipe.  It is one you can make taste a variety of ways as well since you can add different seasonings for different tastes. This recipe is […]

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Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Healthy banana bread recipes are sometimes hard to come by but there are ways to make this healthy and a great breakfast item. This recipe can be made with whole wheat flour to make a whole wheat banana bread recipe.  You can add other items such as nuts or berries to make it even healthier. […]

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