35 Frugal Family Meal Ideas

This post is by Sarah of Sidetracked Sarah.

Let’s face it.  Homeschool moms have to choose their meals wisely!  We are the Queens of Penny Pinching!  We know how to make a dollar stretch and how to feed our families for just a few of them, if we have to.  We can cook from scratch and we often avoid convenience foods.  Yes, we homeschool moms have some super powers!  

Today, I’m going to share with you 35 different things your family can eat along with the link to the recipe.  These are guaranteed to get your mouth watering!

Frugal Family Meals



Frugal Soup Recipes


 Taco Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

Ham Bean and Cabbage Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup

So Frugal 3 Bean Stew

Chicken & Noodles

Frugal Main Dish Recipes

 Frugal Main Dishes

 Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Tater Tot Casserole (crockpot)

Crockpot Beef Shepherds Pie

6 in 1 Easy Mexican Meals

Bean Tostadas

Salsa Chicken

White Beans with Rice 

Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Daddy Mac

Breaded Chicken Tenders 

One Pot Italian Chicken Meal

Apple Pork Roast 

Bacon Cheeseburger Frittata

Garlic Lime Chicken

Magic Meatballs

Beef Dogs

Baked Ziti

Chicken Casserole

Beef Stroganoff

Frugal Lunch Recipes

Frugal Lunch Ideas

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Baked Ham Swiss Sandwiches

Lunch Ideas – Taco Salad, Quesadillas & Bagel Sandwiches

Jill’s Quick Chicken Salad

Tortilla Pizza

 Sloppy Joes

Frugal Breakfast Recipes


Cornbread Pancakes

Orange Creamsicle Sweet Rolls

Earth Day Bars

Follow the Easy Homeschool Meals board on Pinterest!

Sidetracked Sarah

Sarah is a large family homeschool mom of 6 kids, from teenagers down to toddlers. She’s been known to get a bit sidetracked from time to time on all of the projects that she wants to get accomplished. She loves using her slow slow cooker and she’s a night owl. She writes about her many adventures on her blog, Sidetracked Sarah.




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