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This Single Girl's Favorite Budget Recipes by SkinnyScoop Member

by SkinnyScoop Member, posted to Food & Drink

For when you're dining solo, tired of take-out and don't want to spend lots of $$.

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Suggested by Erin, Chief Mom

Yummy, easy and healthy.

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Tilapia Caramelized Onions Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

After a busy week, sometimes it is those dishes that are so simple...more

Suggested by Larissa

Super easy, healthy and less than $10/serving.

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Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles

Ramen in the U.S. has come a long way. Once known only in its...more

Mmm, so many wonderful ideas.

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Sriracha and SPAM Fried Rice

Having never purchased a can of SPAM before, I thought this Sriracha...more

Not the healthiest dish, but this dish is like CRACK - sooo addicting.

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Yogurt Pancakes


Chobani Greek Yogurt is luxuriously creamy and full of flavor. Our...more

Only 75 calories, delicious and fluffy.

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Molten Chocolate-Nutella Pudding Cakes

You can prepare the ramekins up to a day ahead — do not bake, just...more

Oh my goodness, these sound so yummy and super easy to make, only $1.12 per serving to boot!

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Stacked Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

This is such a great dish. It’s customizable. It’s fairly...more

Healthy, tasty, customizable and quick = my new go-to recipe.

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quinoa with oven roasted tomatoes + grilled asparagus -- gluten free + dairy free


ast night we made bison meatballs and decided to whip together a...more

Healthy, quick and tasty

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Budget-Friendly Balsamic Mustard Chicken and Oven Roasted Bacon Veggies

Here's another budget friendly recipe by Erika, our college student...more

Bacon veggies?!! Sounds like the perfect meal to me.

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Crash Hot Potatoes

Man, do I love Australia. First, my oldest daughter was conceived...more

How super easy and tasty is this side dish, I love rosemary potatoes!!

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5-Ingredient Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

It takes only five ingredients to make this tender fish dish!

This ones easy, healthy and tasty.

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Skinny Thai Peanut Noodles with Chicken


One of my all-time favorite salads EVER, literally on the face of this...more

I looove this dish and this is the perfect healthy alternative -- 222 calories, 5.8 grams of fat.

Ticlr: I definitely want to try this!

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Ham and Broccoli Pizza Pockets

A step-by-step recipe for Ham and Broccoli Pizza Pockets by Adam and...more

Good for lunches and lazy dinners - pair it with a soup or salad.

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Loaded Turkey Santa Fe Baked Potato Skins

Skinny potato skins loaded with mildly spiced turkey, black beans,...more

Fast, tasty and only 76 calories!

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Little Quinoa Patties

Anytime I have leftover cooked quinoa, I make these little patties....more

Yumm, a healthy alternative to the arancini Is that a poached egg on top? YUMM!

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Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Suggested by Claudia

Cost to Make: $9 to $11- what a deal and provides 6 servings

SkinnyScoop Member: This is one of my favorite things to make, how did you know?? :)

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"Almost" Lasagna

Suggested by Krista

At only $1.50 per serving, this is totally worth a shot.

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Spinach Strawberry Salad

This salad is simple, amazing, cheap and easy. What more could you ask...more

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This is definitely a family favorite. Never any leftovers.

Eden Godsoe: I had a spinach and strawberry salad at a restaurant this past weekend and now want to make these at home. Thanks for the recipe! By the way, I looked at your blog - you have amazing recipes and beautiful photos. Nice work!

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Perfect Potatoes au Gratin

One word: Delicious!

Suggested by Larissa

So delish and easy.

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Chicken and Pepper Egg Rolls

Reminiscent of Pepper Steak, these egg rolls aren't difficult to do...more

Suggested by Krista

Only $1.35 per serving and they look pretty tasty.

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Red Velvet Pancakes

A healthy way to eat red velvet cake… for breakfast!

Suggested by Claudia

Could you ask for anything more?

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