Stop searching. We found them for you

The same way that we scour the internet for the best coupons and deals on the planet, we’ve scoured the interweb’s best food websites for the best cheap and healthy recipes for lunch and dinner.

[You might notice we have excluded breakfast meals. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it deserves its own piece. We’ll cover that in a separate article.]

To compile our list, we visited the top sites on the internet and took the top recipe from each. Immediately, we noticed that each site had something in common…


According to our research, 70 percent of all the top cheap and healthy recipes on the internet involve our favorite feathered food:


We also immediately noticed that these recipes were making us hungry.

So in the interest of getting back in the kitchen as soon as possible, here is a gallery of the top cheap and healthy (and chicken!) lunch and dinner meals the internet has to offer:

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Get the recipe on

Grilled Chicken Cutlets with Summer Succotash

Get the recipe on Health.

Watch the delicious video here:

Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Butternut Squash

Get the recipe at myrecipes.

Artichoke & Eggplant Rice

Get the recipe on BBC GoodFood.

Since this is a recipe from the BBC in the UK, you might need a recipe unit converter.

Here is one from Google Play for Android phones.

And on the web at

Roast Chicken with Rosemary

Get the recipe from Allrecipes.

Slow-Cooker Honey-Orange Chicken Drumsticks

Get the recipe from EatingWell.

Turmeric-Ginger Marinated Chicken

Get the recipe from Better Homes and Gardens.

Watch the tantalizing video here:

Chicken Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Get the recipe at Cafe Delites.

Twice-Baked Broccoli-and-Kale-Stuffed Potatoes

Get the recipe at Greatist via katie at the kitchen door.

Vegan Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quinoa Chili (Slow Cooker)

Get the recipe at Jessica in the Kitchen.

List of Resources for Cheap and Healthy Recipes:

10 Healthy Dinners for About $10

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes,,20678467,00.html

Budget Cooking: Feed 4 for $10

Cheap and healthy recipes – 46 Recipes

Cheap, Fast, And Healthy Dinners

Healthy Budget Dinner Recipes

Healthy Dinner Recipes Under $3

Cooking for One: 25 Insanely Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in Minutes

400+ Healthy Recipes (That Won’t Break the Bank)

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget


[Recipes and images are via attributed sources and reprinted under the Fair Use doctrine.]