20 meals for when you're broke

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We’ve all been there. There is more month than money, a million little emergencies pop up, your funds are drained and you’re emotionally wrung out.

You may be looking for a few areas to tighten up your budget temporarily while you get back on your feet and one of those areas can be your grocery budget. Today I wanted to share a few recipes and ideas for when you’re broke and need to save money on groceries.

Now, all these meals are not all nutritionally balanced (some are), they will not work for every diet and they’re not low carb. This is a TEMPORARY situation.

Rice and bean casserole- this one pan wonder costs about $2 total to make.

Vegetable and rice skillet

Simple Vegetable frittata

Ranch Cauliflower Tacos- Vegan in the Freezer

Super easy, super cheap meatless chili

"Fried" Rice

Sausage Pepper Bake

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Spice Pancakes

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup – Graceful Little Honey Bee

Amish Baked Oatmeal – Cooking Classy

Slow Cooker Lemon Herb Leg Quarters

Broccoli Rice Casserole - Money Saving Mom

Taco Roll Ups

Baked spaghetti - Plain chicken

Egg in a basket - Chef shamy

Perfect Roast Vegetables

1 Chicken, Three Dinners, 18 servings, $23 bucks

Vegan Jambalaya- The Stingy Vegan

Sweet potato and bean quesadillas - The Petty Bee

Egg Roll in a Bowl- Whole new mom