Inside: Easy, healthy, cheap crockpot meals and inexpensive InstaPot meals will give you the inspiration for frugal meal planning on those days when your time is in short supply.
I have been eating a lot of pasta and sandwiches lately. I need some new healthy meal plans on a budget. What is a woman to do?
I went to my favorite place to get new ideas for frugal meals. “Where is that?” you ask, Pinterest of course. Check out my Pinterest boards here and follow me while you are there to keep up with my latest inspiration.
I had so much fun collecting new recipes that I decided to share them with you.
I got a little carried away collecting new healthy, budget recipes, so instead of one article, I wrote a budget meal planning series for you.
One of the things I discovered is almost endless ways to make chicken, which is a fantastic ingredient for healthy budget meal planning. You will find many of those recipes in 31 Budget Meal Planning. Ideas for You to Try
Going Vegan for a meal or two a week is another great way to save money on meal planning. You will find some interesting healthy vegan recipes here.
I go through the foundations of how to save on food here.
Related: 19 Awesome Ways to Save on Groceries
You will find more meal planning resources in my members only resource library. Become a member of the community and get access to the resource library.
If combing Pinterest for meal planning ideas, going through the recipes and making your grocery list isn’t fun for you or you just don’t have the time. Eat at Home is a great meal planning service.
She does the work of making easy, budget meal plans for you. She makes it super simple to eat at home which is so much cheaper than going out. I love her recipes and the options she has to individualize it for your lifestyle.
Check out Eat at Home here. Eat at Home has meal plan options for traditional meals, wholesome traditional, InstaPot/Slow Cooker and No Flour, No Sugar
Inexpensive InstaPot Meals
I am just learning how to use my InstaPot, but I know a woman who has two and uses them both several times a month. Another friend of mine says she now makes most of her meals in her InstaPot.
Whether you’re just figuring out how to make inexpensive meals in your InstaPot or are a pro like my two friends these recipes will inspire you.
Dining On A Dime Cookbook is a great cookbook if you are looking for more cheap meals. You can get it as a regular book or as a digital book.
Frugal Crockpot Meals
What are your favorite Instapot and crockpot recipes? Have you tried a new one recently let me know? I am always looking for cheap crockpot meals to start at lunch or before I go to work in the morning.
It makes the evening so much easier to come home to a hot meal and a house that smells like home cooking.
Hi, I’m Tamara the creator of Empowered Single Moms, a single mom, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and the author of Thriving a Single Mom’s Guide to a Happy, Positive Life and Thriving a Single Mom Journal. I have a solo private psychotherapy practice where I treat anxiety, depression, and relationship issues.
As a member of the Empowered Single Moms community, I believe you can stop carrying the weight of the world alone and build a life you love. Join my mailing list and get 5 Keys to Single Mom Success.