Some times there’s just too much month left at the end of the money! When that’s the case, you’re left scrambling to figure out how to get yourself – and anyone else at your house – fed as cheaply as you can. That’s when you need some cheap and easy family meal ideas.
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what can we eat that’s cheap and isn’t garbage?
When you’re scratching your head wondering how you can feed your family cheaply, you need an arsenal of recipes that don’t cost a lot to make. Generally, those recipes are going to start with one of five primary ingredients. These are the starches that allow you to add sauces, limited amounts of meat, and veggies to create your meal.
The great thing about these starches is that they’re generally inexpensive to purchase…and they’re versatile. They’re the starter ingredient for soups, casseroles, bowls, stir-fries, and other types of main dishes. They also lend themselves to a variety of cuisines – Mexican, Italian, Oriental, Mediterranean, and good old American traditional.