5 Simple, Healthy, Budget-Friendly Meals!

PHOTO: Parents can spend less on dinner without sacrificing a nutritious meal.
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Making tasty, healthy meals and sticking to the family budget often don't go hand and hand. Check out these easy recipes that won't sacrifice the nutrients your children need or bust your budget.

PHOTO: Michael Symon's Zucchini Crudo
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Buy vegetables that are in season, such as zucchini, to save money at the store.

PHOTO: Chef Stephanie O'Dea cooks up a delicious Poor Man's Chili for "Good Morning America."
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A great way to make use of what you already have, this recipe allows you to use canned beans and spices you have in the pantry.

PHOTO: Chef Sunny Anderson prepares a delicious dijon chicken for "Good Morning America."
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A simple, straightforward recipe with flavors your kids will love.

PHOTO: Seared Tilapia
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When you want to add fish to the menu, tilapia is an inexpensive choice. This recipe adds brown rice and carrots for a well-rounded meal.

PHOTO: Rice Pudding
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Dessert can be healthy, too! This recipe uses low-fat milk to keep moms happy and kids enjoying their favorite part of dinner.

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