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With 49 grams of muscle-building protein, this minute meal will keep you full for hours. The inviting aroma of this healthy casserole pulls you in, while the hint of sweet apple flavor keeps you coming back for more. For a healthy boost, we recommend using reduced-sodium beef broth instead of the original. Simple preparations will open the door to better nutrition. You can find the produce year-round, so enjoy the healthy recipe anytime you seek a cheap dinner.

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Healthy Dinner Recipes Under $3

A shift in the slow cooker can make any cut of meat more succulent and flavorful. In this set-and-forget recipe, budget-friendly chicken thighs are stewed with a few sweet and spicy ingredients for a delicious gluten-free dinner.

Not here, and you won't even miss it. A combination of mushrooms, lentils, and walnuts makes these veggie burgers meaty and protein-rich.

For a few cents more, add a whole wheat bun to serve this healthy vegetarian recipe as a sandwich. This cheap and healthy meal is light on the pocketbook and heavy on the satisfaction. With 49 grams of muscle-building protein, this minute meal will keep you full for hours. Instead of refried beans, this flavorful Mexican entree calls for a tasty and creamy cauliflower puree to act as the "glue" for the steamed veggie toppings. If you're hungry and have leftovers handy, feel free to toss on some chicken or shrimp, too.

Just 20 minutes is all you need to pull off our all-in-one chicken and pasta dinner. The combination of veggies, angel hair pasta, and high-protein chicken covers all the bases at dinnertime.

Dive into our cheesy quesadillas for your next Mexican night. They're filled with good-for-you veggies, plus cilantro and lime to heighten the fresh Mexican flavor without adding excess calories. Make it an entree by adding your favorite protein. With this cheap healthy recipe, we grant you permission to eat cranberry sauce year-round!

Perfect to pack for lunch or as a light, summery dinner recipe, this main-dish salad explodes with fresh flavor. Heart-healthy tuna and fiber-rich beans join with peppery greens, fresh herbs, and a citrusy dressing for a healthy salad recipe that's a cheap easy meal.

Whitefish is a lean source of protein that's mild in flavor, and it easily complements stronger flavors like the chili powder, garlic, and lime in these tostadas. Even with our homemade chili-lime cream, this dinner recipe rings in at just calories for two tostadas! Noodles made of nutritious zucchini, yellow squash, and carrots combine with silky Alfredo and savory basil pesto sauces for a "pasta" dinner that's actually healthy!

Chicken and more veggies keep calories low and protein high with 26 grams per serving. That's up to you. No matter when you eat this healthy meal in a bowl, it's a cheap and easy recipe under calories. Start planning your next chili night! Add everything to the slow cooker, and come home to a healthy dinner loaded with veggies and 8 grams of fiber. Sticking to healthy meals on a budget often means skipping restaurant fare. With this restaurant remake, you can enjoy dining-out flavor while saving money and calories.

Not only does our healthy pasta recipe ring in at under calories per serving, but it also requires just 20 minutes of prep. Make it a family dinner recipe by adding more or less chili powder to suit your kids' tastes. Spiced and seasoned veggies—grilled to bring out their natural sweetness—star in our fajita dinner recipe.

You can find the produce year-round, so enjoy the healthy recipe anytime you seek a cheap dinner. A meatless sandwich that's also a cheap and easy meal. Oh yeah, it's also loaded with fiber and protein thanks to garbanzo beans. Whole wheat noodles, no-salt-added canned tomatoes, and shrimp make this delicious meal surprisingly low-cal. Use frozen shrimp instead of fresh to cut the cost of seafood. When it comes to cheap easy dinners, it's hard to beat this protein-packed vegetarian soup recipe.

A hint of Cajun seasoning gives the healthy dinner its bold flavor. Enjoy a light supper with this simple meal that's loaded with protein and veggies—you'll feel satisfied even with smaller portions.

Plus, you'll definitely save money dining in rather than out at a Mexican hot spot. A high-fiber, high-flavor soup recipe is the perfect fuel on a chilly night. The addition of salsa verde and a good dose of cumin give this budget meal unique Mexican flavor. Whip up a delicious Mediterranean salad in 20 minutes with a few simple ingredients, including chicken, feta cheese, olives, and tomatoes.

It's the epitome of easy, healthy dinner recipes. Gnocchi, a traditional Italian dumpling, joins sweet corn, arugula, and a plethora of savory seasonings to make one delicious dinner that you'd never guess is budget-friendly. The addition of veggies to the dish adds extra nutrients to this healthy vegetarian recipe. Make expensive meats go further with some help from additional protein-rich ingredients, such as tender French lentils.

Spice up this savory soup with a smoky blend of cumin and cayenne for a flavorful and inexpensive healthy meal. Two pans and 20 minutes later, a serving of this tasty low-sodium dish fulfills 20 percent of your daily iron requirement. You likely have most of the ingredients on hand, saving you gas money from a grocery trip. Grab prewashed packaged spinach to make meal prep even faster.

Even though the package says it's washed, be sure to rinse the spinach in a colander before using. Turn a classic pork chop into a tangy, tropical meal. Orange marmalade creates a mouthwatering and easy! If your chest routine isn't giving you the shelf you're looking for, IFBB Physique pro Stephen Mass walks you through his superset workout to build mass in every angle of your chest. You can fit all the equipment you need for this follow-along workout in a shoebox, but that doesn't mean it's a breeze.

Expect to gasp, struggle, and finish feeling amazing. Be an everyday beast with a complete pre-workout meal that hits your training macros and a killer shoulder workout to build size and mass. Your butt doesn't grow round and firm by sitting on it. Learn the foundations of booty training and how to shape a beautiful backside with this glute-sculpting workout. So many new training programs pop up on social and elsewhere, it's hard to know which ones are valid, and which have just been cobbled together by some bozo.

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They'll put a smile on your face, too! Train and refuel like an Everyday Beast with an intense HIIT hill workout followed by an awesome whole-food post-workout recovery smoothie.

Want your shoulders to grow? Volume is the answer. And this fast-paced partner workout crams an unbelievable amount of volume into just half an hour. But you'll spend every minute swimming in lactate.

Social media fitness star Tanner Hobbs shows you how to build a strong, lean back you can be proud of using only one piece of equipment in this fast muscle-building workout. Launch your own golden age of muscle-building by mastering these essentials of outdoor training. Hit them hard, and they might be all you need! Supplementation is easy to overcomplicate. Instead of chasing magic, use this simple guide and four suggestions to get maximum benefit and minimal confusion.

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It's long past the time when you stocked up on summer workout gear and grill recipes. This month, we're all about pointing you toward some basics you can use all year round. You know that part of a fresh vegetable you cut off and throw away? Think again and don't scrap the scraps.

Simple preparations will open the door to better nutrition. Don't just trust that the same old way of doing things will pay off forever. Go to school on this staple movement with a full semester's worth of new variations!

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