Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Lifestyle | Food | Budget Meals

Budget Meals are not only wallet friendly but they can be delicious too. Learn how to shop on a budget, substitute expensive ingredients for cheaper ones and everything in between to keep the green in your hand.

Featured
5 Tips for Saving Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs can pack a flavor punch in your dishes, but they don't last very long in your fridge. These five tips will have you cooking fresh for a long time to come.


Throw It In a Salad! 5 Salad Recipes That Save You Money

 Throw It In a Salad! 5 Salad Recipes That Save You Money

Are you looking for some salad recipes that save you money? Check out this article and get 5 salad recipes that save you money. See more »

10 Alternatives to Expensive Ingredients

 10 Alternatives to Expensive Ingredients

Are you looking for some alternatives to expensive ingredients? Then check out these 10 alternatives to expensive ingredients. See more »

10 Budget Busters on Everyday Restaurant Menus

 10 Budget Busters on Everyday Restaurant Menus

Are you looking for some budget-busters on every restaurant menu? Then check out these 10 budget-busters on every restaurant menu. See more »

10 Delicious Uses for Canned Beans

 10 Delicious Uses for Canned Beans

Are you looking for some delicious uses for canned beans? Then check out these 10 delicious uses for canned beans. See more »

10 Frugal Cooking Tips

 10 Frugal Cooking Tips

Are you looking for some frugal cooking tips? Then check out these 10 frugal cooking tips. See more »

10 Frugal Pantry Staples

 10 Frugal Pantry Staples

Are you looking for some frugal pantry staples? Then check out these 10 frugal pantry staples. See more »

10 Frugal School Lunch Ideas

 10 Frugal School Lunch Ideas

Are you looking for some frugal school lunch ideas? Then check out these 10 frugal school lunch ideas. See more »

10 Great Casseroles on a Budget

 10 Great Casseroles on a Budget

Are you looking for some great casseroles on a budget? Then check out these 10 great casseroles on a budget. See more »

10 Healthy Family Meals on a Budget

 10 Healthy Family Meals on a Budget

Are you looking for some healthy family meals on a budget? Then check out these 10 healthy family meals on a budget. See more »

5 Tips for Making a Meal for Under $25

 5 Tips for Making a Meal for Under $25

Are you looking for some healthy meals under $25? Then check out these 5 tips for making meals under $25. See more »