31 Budget Meals For Large Families (Cheap, Easy, Delicious!)

This tried and true list of budget meals for large families is a winner! Cheap, easy dinner recipes for your next family dinner.

The cost of groceries is insane right now, especially when you’re feeding a family of eight. That makes having a good list of budget meals for large families on a shoestring grocery budget.

Not only are these meals filled with simple, affordable ingredients, but they are also easy to double, triple, or whatever -le your family needs!

For a year, I had my family try out new recipes.

These are only the winners. The recipes they loved and asked to have again.

So save these recipes to use in your Large Family Home over and over.

Simple Homemade Granola With Honey Recipe: A Hearty Breakfast You’ll Crave

Simple Homemade Granola With Honey Recipe: A Hearty Breakfast You’ll Crave

This simple granola recipe with honey will make your mouth water and keep you full for hours. It’s the perfect homemade breakfast granola recipe!

My Mom always said the closer to rocks and sticks her breakfast looked, the better.

And I agree.

You won’t believe how effortless this simple granola recipe is, and with a touch of honey, it is the perfect breakfast food.

Not only that, but it will keep you feeling full far longer than any box you get from the store.

(I don’t know about you, but I hate it when I eat a bowl of cereal only to be starving again a half hour later.)

The easy granola recipe is all yours.


Easiest Homemade Pizza Recipe Ever (Super Cheap To Make!)

What if I told you that I have a pizza dough recipe that takes less time than ordering a pizza and waiting for delivery?

Oh, and it takes like 5 minutes of effort, too.

Sound too good to be true?

Well I’m here to tell you that I’ve been making this recipe for 15 years, and it is one of the few things in life that sounds good and actually IS true.

That’s right.

Oh, and it has no weird ingredients. Even in this economy, it’s a great frugal choice.


Easiest Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas For Busy Moms

These easy make ahead breakfast ideas are perfect for busy moms (who want to save money on groceries).

Some days I wonder if my teenage boys ever eat breakfast at all.

Most of the time, they are running out the door for school, doing everything at the last minute.

In fact, I’ve noticed that the only time they for sure grab some food on their way out the door is when I’ve made something they like that’s easy to grab and go.


Quick and Easy Sausage Sweet Potato Soup Recipe: Simple, Delicious Food

Your new favorite quick and easy sausage sweet potato soup recipe is here! Throw it together and simmer 30 minutes…they’ll swear you cooked all day.

Jump to Recipe

Say you have chicken stock sitting in the fridge right now.

You just emptied several bowls filled with science experiments (ewwww) from the back of the fridge a couple of days ago, and you’ll be darned if you’re gonna let that chicken stock meet the same fate.

So clearly, supper is going to be some kind of soup.

But what kind? You’ve served chicken five nights in a row, and the family might revolt if you do it again tonight.

You flip through recipe books, looking for something that…

a) you actually have most of the ingredients for, and…

b) the family would actually be willing to eat (or at least try).


The 25 Best Large Family Freezer Meals: Easy Recipes, Simple Ingredients

The best large family freezer meals are easy to make, with simple ingredients. Get the recipes here.

You know those days when you get out of bed late, and everything that happens next seems to snowball until your day is one big mess?

By suppertime, you’re ready to throw in the towel and call for pizza.  (Again.)

Well, you can make everything much easier on yourself with just a little prep work, and this list of large family freezer meals.

This list is gonna come in handy over and over, so make sure you bookmark it or pin it!

And by the way, don’t miss out on my other lists of large family friendly meals:

Large Family Dinner Ideas That Will Be Favorites In No Time

Easy, Cheap Large Family Meals You’ll Love

FYI, every recipe in this list and my other recommended lists are easy, cheap meals with simple ingredients that I make for my family of 8 on a regular basis (with a couple I just discovered and will be adding to our meal plan ASAP!).