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Old 07-14-2009, 07:08 PM   #1  
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Default Dieting on a budget **RECIPES**

K, girls, let's get some healthy recipes that are budget friendly goin on in here!

I am SO bored of our routine foods and I'm finding myself eating crap to beat the boredom! Let's get some new recipes to try out!

Post them here, k!

Snacks, meals, desserts, drinks, whatever!
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Old 07-14-2009, 08:29 PM   #2  
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Well I actually never cook by reciepe but make it up as a I go... that is why I never quite eat the same thing twice... My DBF loves it...

Last night I made a pasta dish that was fab...
I halved some vine ripened tomatoes and added frozen broccoli which I heated with garlic in about 1/8 of olive oil to create the sauce. I added WW linguine nooldes to the mix and served. It was awesomely delish.
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Old 07-14-2009, 08:33 PM   #3  
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I enjoy whole wheat pasta with lots of garlic, veggies, and pasta sauce. It's pretty plain I know, but I'm in college and a wee bit short on the cash. Frozen veggies are cheap, as are the pasta makings. Adding lots of veggies in has me eat more veggies than pasta and whole wheat pasta has nutrients plain pasta does not
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Old 07-14-2009, 10:00 PM   #4  
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I know these aren't recipes, but this thread has a link to a neat article on cheap, healthy foods and it inspired this thread where people shared more ideas.

Here's one I made the other day: Italian Vegetable Custard. It says it's a side dish in the description, but it fed my husband and I as a main dish with some left over. It's REALLY filling. I didn't use the olives, but I added some dried onion flakes when I mixed the squash and eggs. It's great because summer squash is cheap right now!
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Old 07-14-2009, 11:50 PM   #5  
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2 whole wheat pitas
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup low or non fat cheese

pop in the microwave for 1 and a half minutes yummmm I actually just ate these haha
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Old 07-14-2009, 11:52 PM   #6  
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i dunno if any of you know of chipotle but they have burrito bowls that are so yummy but now i make them at home

1 cup black beans
2-3 oz chicken
2 tbsp salsa
2 tbsp low or non fat sour cream
low or non fat cheese if you want

the only things you need to cook are the chicken and beans and throw everything else in afterwards
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