With food and gas prices growing more expensive each day, families are always looking for new ways to save. The $7 Meals Cookbook offers delicious recipes that are great for a shoestring budget, including:
Big Batch Guacamole for next to nothing.
Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles that are cheaper than take out.
Sicilian Meatballs made from pantry items you already have.
Peach Foster Crepes for only 56 cents per serving.
In this comprehensive, all-purpose cookbook, families will find simple instructions, nutrional information, and the amount of money needed for each recipe. With The $7 Meals Cookbook, they"ll feel like their dining at a five-star restaurant - at a price they can afford!
Lainda Larsen, is a professional home economist and the author of several Everything cookbooks. She has a degree in food science and nutrition from the University of Minnesota. Mrs Larsen has been the About.com Guide for Busy Cooks since January 2002.
43 per cent of families eat together almost every night and the number is rising!
Family togetherness at the dinner table promotes academic pereformance, emotional health, and dietary quality.
A family of four with two children between the ages of 2 and 5 spends an average of $767 per month on groceries; families with two children between the ages of 6 and 11 shell out $911.10 on groceries.