BUDGET MEALS

One Week of Budget Meals: 4 People, 3 Meals a Day for P5000

It’s possible! We rounded up a whole week’s worth of budget recipes for you.
Cooking for a family isn’t easy—you have to think about your budget, your schedule (and everyone else’s!), and a good, healthy balance in the dishes that you cook. Don’t sweat it: that’s what we’re here for!Here is a handy guide to cooking ...

Our Best Tips for Cooking on a Budget

Save money by shopping and cooking smart.
It's not a myth: you can cook delicious, nutritious meals in your own kitchen, and do it on a budget! We have tips on where to shop, how to take care of your produce, and what leftovers you can use to make ...

These Delicious Chicken Dinners Cost Under P300 Per Dish

Cook on a budget: these easy chicken recipes don't cost much!
Chicken is a great protein to cook with at home: you can deep-fry, bake, roast, grill, or pan-fry your favorite cut and you'll have a meal ready in under an hour. Another feature that makes chicken so appealing to home cooks? It's ...

Cooking For Two: 5 Budget Dinners You Can Make Using a Frying Pan

Are dinner dates out getting too pricey? These dishes cost as little as P54 per serving!
Meal planning and home-cooked dinners can save you lots of pesos if you plot out your meals carefully. We did the work for you and did just that—including an estimated cost breakdown for your grocery shopping and ingredients!These dinner recipes are super ...

Cooking This Sunday's Family Lunch on a Budget? Follow This Meal Plan!

You can make a special lunch with simple ingredients for under P700!
Planning a special lunch for your family this Sunday? You can do it on a budget! It is possible to make special dishes with simple, easy-to-find ingredients. Our tip? Pick out recipes that use similar ingredients: the extra cream used to make your ...

Prep These P60 Meals on Sunday and Eat Them Next Week

You can meal prep on a budget!
We know, we know—meal-prepping is difficult and a lot of work. Thank goodness that you have us, then, because we did the work for you! All you have to do is follow these recipes and do your groceries according to this meal ...

These P70 Dinners Are Quicker and Cheaper Than Take-Out

This meal plan is easier than ordering take-out!
Rushing home for dinner but can’t quite get through the traffic? Take-out may seem like the only option at this point, but you’d be surprised at how easy it is to cook cheap, 30-minute meals at home. They will be packed with ...

This Week's Meal Plan: 5 Easy Dishes You Can Make with Ground Meat

Meatballs, burgers, and stir-fries are your best budget-friendly bets.
Purchasing meat at the grocery can get pricey if you’re working on a budget. Thankfully, we have the option of ground meat for chicken, beef, and pork. The prices are significantly lower than the prices of their respective full cuts, so you’ll ...

Make These Creamy, Cheesy Dishes That Both Kids and Adults Will Love

Make your weekly meal plan work for both you and your kids!
When it comes to cooking for (or with) kids, balance is key. Throw in the leafy greens, but add a touch of indulgence that kids will always clamor for: cheese or cream. In any case, you know that the adults in the ...

Here Are 5 Meat-and-Veggie Dishes You Can Make for Under P100 Per Serving!

Serve them for dinner!
Who said eating balanced meals need to be expensive? Meal planning and mindful grocery shopping can help you keep a cap on your spending while enjoying flavor-packed and nutritious meals. Here are 5 dinners you can cook for under P100 per serving.1 ...

You Can Prep A Meal for As Low as P240!

All it takes is a little planning and choosing the right protein.
Value-for-money meals also means serving flavorful food while sticking to your budget. We have budget-friendly dishes that don’t require a lot of grocery items yet deliver on flavor. The best part? They’re all under P600 (starts at P240 per serving!):  Baked DoryCost: P240 ...

Make Meals Using Canned Tuna For Less Than P50 per Serving!

Affordable, delicious and nutritious, get to eat canned tuna every day without getting sick of it.
Canned tuna is affordable and packed with protein. It's such a versatile ingredient that it can make food prepping a lot easier. But having it over and over again the same way can get boring. Completely transform that simple pantry staple into new ...

Save Money on Groceries By Buying This Type Of Meat

Choose this meat to combat inflation and save your budget.
Inflation is real. We feel it, and we bet you're feeling it too. While it can be ignored when it doesn’t affect us directly, its effect on the prices of food is alarming. Pork pigue, a popular pork cut which used to be ...
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