Budget Bites Publications

Budget Bites is about learning to stretch your grocery budget while still eating great food. Every edition includes 6 fun, unique, and affordable recipes. It also includes a detailed shopping list to make your trip to the store easy and efficient.


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“Whole-istic” Cooking – Vol. 19  Cooking a whole chicken for a week’s worth of meals!
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Quick & Easy Meals – Vol. 15 Delicious, healthy, and simple to make
Sustainable Bites – Vol. 16 Economical and eco-friendly
Mediterranean Fresh – Vol. 17 Fresh, flavorful & summery
Fall Roots & Legumes – Vol. 18 Simple & seasonal Fall meals
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Winter Warmth – Vol. 11 Cozy comforting meals
Plant Based Bites – Vol. 12 Delicious, economical & vegan
Eating Locally – Vol. 13 Enjoy the valley’s bounty
Whole Food Bites – Vol. 14 Healthy eating with whole foods
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Good and Green – Vol. 8 Greens are good for you!
Cool Meals – Vol. 9 Cool recipes for hot days
Plan and Save – Vol. 10 Efficient meal planning
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Vegetarian – Vol. 4 A week of satisfying meat-free meals
Gluten Free – Vol. 5 Great meals for a week without the gluten
Focus on Bulk – Vol. 6 Avoid waste and eat well!
Hearty and Healthy – Vol. 7 Nutritious comfort food for fall
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Fuel for Fitness – Vol. 1 Budget Bites is Back and ready to pump you up
Fusion Bites – Vol. 2 Around the world with Budget Bites
Comfort Food (Family) – Vol. 3 Keep the whole family fed & happy

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Budget-minded meal plans with recipes and a shopping list included. Eat well on a budget!