Don’t Go Broke for the Holidays

Thanksgiving & Christmas meals don’t have to break your bank. Here are some hearty, homestyle meals for the holiday season.


Whipped Sweet Potato Stuffed Clementines-.18[DSC_0036 Baked Kale Chips – $.11[DSC_0248
Baba Ghanoush – $.29[DSC_0229 The Best (shh, Vegan!) Chili in the World – $.70[DSC_0123
Broccoli Soup – $.92[IMG_0220 Spinach Pepper Soup – $.60[DSC_0015-1
Heavenly Homemade Hummus – $.18 hummus Baby Bella Mushroom & Couscous Soup – $.93IMG_2602
Simple Potato Soup – $.96DSC_0156_3 The Easiest French Onion Soup Ever – $.45



Slow Cooked Pork over Quinoa – $2.05IMG_3422 Blue Collar Baked Chicken – $.75[DSC_0006
Easy Chicken Marsala – $.99[DSC_0021 Savory Apple Stuffed Chicken – $.83[DSC_0019
The Anti-Depressive Dinner PartyPorchetta Style Pecan Crusted Chicken – $.85[DSC_0024
Braised Short Ribs over Mashed Red Potatoes – $2.42IMG_3250 Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Roasted Red Potatoes & Corn on the Cob – $2.22IMG_3073
Grilled Marinated Venison & Grilled Farmer’s Market Vegetables – $2.39Grilled Marinated Venison & Grilled Farmer’s Market Vegetables – $2.39 Grilled Pork Chop with Smokey Peach Vegetable Quinoa – $1.40DSC_0191_2_2
Classic Tomato Sauce (AKA Italian Gravy) – $.51tomatina13 Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sauteed Pork Chops and Apple – $1.15DSC_0107
Red Wine Beef with Onions & Mushrooms over Rice – $1.37DSC_0039 Pineapple Salsa over Sauteed Pork & Roasted Potato Medley – $1.14DSC_0058
Homestyle Chicken & Onion Sauce over Orzo – $.71DSC_0028-2 Chicken Wrapped Veggies over Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – $1.63DSC_0016



Baked Sweet Potato Fries – $.55[DSC_0010_2 Balsamic Mushroom “Bruschetta” – $1.15 [DSC_0009
Sauteed Garlic Asparagus – $.21[IMG_8881 Sauteed Mini Eggplant, Pepper & Garlic – $.39DSC_0017
Sauteed Green Beans & Garlic – $.62DSC_0122 Greek Style Sauteed Vegetables – $1.08DSC_0105_2
Bacon Wrapped Beef Filet over Sauteed Brussel Sprouts – $1.25DSC_0258 Rosemary & Sea Salt Roasted Mini Red Potatoes – $.38DSC_0024
Roasted Spicy Asian Chicken Veggies – $.55DSC_0029 Grilled Bacon Asparagus – $.36[IMG_0278


Caramel Pumpkin Applesauce w/Topping – $.44caramel pumpkin applesauce Homemade Oatmeal Bread – $1.02/loafbrokeandhealthybread
Vegan Blueberry Crisp – $.85DSC_0005_4 Balthazar Saladbesl
Vegan Apple Crisp – $.39[DSC_0179 Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing – $.11[DSC_0026
Pumpkin Apple Butter RecipeApple butter on toast  

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About Ande Truman

Ande has made mistakes in the kitchen since she could reach the countertop. From a restaurant head cook, to cooking meals for friends, to her own solo plate, experimenting & learning drives her. She’s also a freelance graphic & web designer, photo/videographer, guitar player and wanderlust-er. In her spare time, she works a full-time 8 to 5 cubicle job. She’s the creator of Broke & Healthy.

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