DENVER — Plan simple meal ideas for you and your family that are quick and easy to make.
Here is a simple formula: Pair your easy meal with a protein and a veggie to keep it balanced and eat well on a budget.
Be creative and if you can, donate money to your local food banks.
Macaroni and cheese with steamed broccoli and turkey chili.
Frozen pizzas are great. Start with a cheese pizza and add spinach and mushrooms to add more veggies and pair with a simple green salad.
Ramen noodles. You can skip the seasoning packet and add your own spices and herbs. Add a hard-boiled egg, spinach, mushrooms and carrots. Add more spice with jalapeños and sriracha sauce.
Baked potato with grated cheese (buy a block of cheese to grate), leftover broccoli and turkey bean chili.
Tortellini pasta with spaghetti sauce and sautéed spinach.
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