The Best Budget-Friendly Recipes for a Delicious Meal

Slow cooker mac and cheese is comforting (and easy). Nothing! I've never met anyone who didn't ask for seconds of this rich, cheesy meatless main dish.

Mac and cheese slow cooker

Aunt Dolly's potpie was our first family meal. She shared the recipe, which we loved. We make it now when we bake a ham.

Ham-au-gratin potpie

Creamy spinach chicken makes cleanup easy. Instead of cutting spinach, tear it.

Chicken Spinach Dinner

This elegant entree uses canned soup, white wine, Swiss cheese, and croutons. Few ingredients make it ideal for unexpected guests. Creamy sauce goes well with garlic mashed potatoes or rice.

Swiss-baked chicken

Grandma's recipe. She made the tomato juice herself. Gram always had this cooking when I visited. She made tomato soup and other family favourites with love.

Tomato Soup Grandma's

This easy recipe is also pretty. This pasta dish combines ham, Parmesan, peas, and linguine.

Hay and Straw

In the early 1970s, when I had little food, I had this cheap dinner idea. This one-skillet meal includes barbecue sauce, hamburger, hot dogs, and beans.

Cowboy Stew

Air-fried lemon chicken thighs are like Sunday dinner. Lemon-herb butter makes chicken flavorful and juicy. Alternatively, bake the chicken at 400° for 45 minutes.

Air-Fryer Lemon Chicken Thighs

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