Healthy Meals for Less: Great-Tasting Simple Recipes Under $1 a Serving

( 1 )

Overview

For women looking to spend less and still provide healthy meals for their families, Jonni McCoy's Healthy Meals for Less packs in over 200 delicious and healthy recipes for main dishes, desserts, appetizers, baked goods, snacks, and beverages. Each recipe includes a nutritional analysis, cost per serving, and a useful kitchen tip, making this a go-to cookbook for every night of the week!
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers and in stores.

Pick Up In Store Near You

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (3) from $5.11   
  • Used (3) from $5.11   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$5.11
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(77)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Acceptable
2009 Paperback Fair Minor shelf / edge wear.

Ships from: Kansas City, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$5.11
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(22597)

Condition: Good
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!

Ships from: Toledo, OH

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$7.81
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(3780)

Condition: Like New
Like New Minimal wear to cover. Pages clean and binding tight. Paperback.

Ships from: New York, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Healthy Meals for Less: Great-Tasting Simple Recipes Under $1 a Serving

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.99
BN.com price
(Save 15%)$12.99 List Price

Overview

For women looking to spend less and still provide healthy meals for their families, Jonni McCoy's Healthy Meals for Less packs in over 200 delicious and healthy recipes for main dishes, desserts, appetizers, baked goods, snacks, and beverages. Each recipe includes a nutritional analysis, cost per serving, and a useful kitchen tip, making this a go-to cookbook for every night of the week!
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764207105
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonni McCoy has been helping increase the shopping power of people since 1991. She has appeared on the Gayle King Show and The 700 Club, and radio programs such as Dr. Laura and FamilyLife Today. She has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Woman's Day, and Woman's World magazines. Jonni lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

Healthy Meals for Less


By Jonni McCoy

Bethany House Publishers

Copyright © 2009 Jonni McCoy
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-0-7642-0710-5


Introduction

Why This Cookbook Is Different

"Your ideals are well within your reach." -Ancient Chinese proverb

When I first embarked on my frugal lifestyle, we found most of the extra savings we needed to pay other bills within the grocery budget. We were able to reduce our food bill by more than half! Part of that reduction was through smarter shopping techniques. In my book Miserly Moms, I explain in great detail how to shop differently in order to reduce your grocery spending. I don't want to repeat those tips here, but rather encourage you to read Miserly Moms to learn to stretch your dollar.

Nevertheless, shopping is only part of the way to save grocery money. The other part is to modify the menu. Both things need to be done in order to accomplish a maximum reduction in grocery spending. After all, how can we save money if we have steak several times per week? We need new recipes that call for simple ingredients but still provide an appealing and healthy meal to the family.

That last part of my goal is what this book is really all about. When people hear that I shop and cook frugally, they often assume that our meals are high in carbohydrates, low in protein, andhigh in fat. It saddens me that there are such misconceptions out there about inexpensive meals.

I want to report that these assumptions don't have to be true, and I will provide numerous examples and options to support my position. This book includes over two hundred recipes that offer several features that no other cookbook offers:

Each recipe costs $1 or less per serving. The cost per serving is indicated on each recipe page.

Each recipe has been tested by a chef to make sure the recipe is written correctly, the servings are accurate, and the flavor is tasty.

Each recipe is nutritious (according to RDA standards) and is backed up by a detailed nutritional analysis.

Each recipe offers a preparation time estimate as well as a cook time estimate.

Each recipe is easy to make. No tricky maneuvers or tools are needed.

Each recipe page offers a kitchen tip on varying subjects of interest to a chef.

Chapter 1, "The Miserly Kitchen," explains these features in greater detail. I have also included some nutritional information that I felt was important to keep your family healthy. Page through the information in "The Miserly Kitchen," read some of the Kitchen Tips, and take a look at the charts at the end of the book to see how you can make your kitchen a more effective place.

Use these recipes as a springboard for your own creative ideas. Perhaps you can change a few of your family's favorite meals to make them healthier and cost less. Perhaps you can branch out and add a few vegetarian meals that everyone will love and benefit from, health wise as well as financially. These recipes are our family's favorites. You may notice the lack of pork recipes. That is because my family doesn't like the taste of pork, and no other reason. You can substitute pork for the beef or chicken called for in many of the recipes.

Many of us are frugal in our cooking because we need that extra grocery money somewhere else; others have a financial goal they are trying to meet and need every extra dime. Regardless of your reasons for reducing your grocery budget, let my recipes be a tool to saving you money for some other goal. Let your frugal cooking be an enhancement to your family's budget, not a frustration.

Bon appetit!

(Continues...)



Excerpted from Healthy Meals for Less by Jonni McCoy Copyright © 2009 by Jonni McCoy. Excerpted by permission.
All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why This Cookbook Is Different 9

1 The Miserly Kitchen 11

How to Use This Book 11

Pantry Basics 14

Oil Nutrition Tips 18

2 Appetizers 23

3 Beverages 35

4 Soups 48

5 Vegetables and Side Dishes 63

6 Main Dishes 81

7 Vegetarian Main Dishes 110

8 The Twelve Days of Turkey 137

9 Slow Cooking 150

10 Breads and Muffins 169

11 Sauces and Dressings 190

12 Mixes 208

13 Desserts and Snacks 227

14 Kitchen Helps 252

Food Storage Chart 252

Measuring Abbreviations 255

Food Equivalency Chart 255

Emergency Substitutions 255

Measuring Conversions 256

Weights and Measures 257

Metric Conversion Chart 257

General Index 258

Recipe Index 259

Kitchen Tips Index 263

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2013

    Great Book

    I have used many recipes. Great book!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)