Week of Meals on a Budget


Simple Tuna Salad

My kids love tuna fish, but that sloppy version with lots of mayo would send them running for the hills. This updated, healthy option recipe adds the veggies they like with little or no oil, unless they choose to add some lite salad dressing. Give it a try and see if your kids like a less traditional version of this classic lunch recipe. The


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Strawberry Shortcake Skewers

For an easy recipe that kids can help assemble (with supervision, of course), try making Strawberry Shortcake Skewers—a sweet treat that uses a tasty fruit in season. This new take on a classic recipe is sure to be a hit with the kids. Who knows, maybe it’ll even inspire a trip to the strawberry patch for a fun-filled day of


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Smart Shopping For Every Budget

  It is possible to eat healthfully on any budget. The trick is to shop effectively and use all the resources at your disposal to keep your budget and bank account intact.  Follow these tips to successful budgeting and shopping.   1: Plan your meals for the week. Taking the time to plan out your meals for the week is the


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Pasta Primavera

Veggies, pasta and a light sauce make this recipe a “go-to” recipe in our book. Mix it up with what is in season at your market or use your canned or frozen vegetables to make it your own. Whole grain pasta cuts the carbs and adds more protein and fiber to this dish. Serve with a leafy green salad for more fiber.


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