How to Create and Maintain a Food Budget as a Student

Links and resources on how to maintain a food budget as a student:

Need more inspiration for simple, easy, and healthy recipes?

  • Champions for Change Recipes has everything from breakfast, soups and stews, to main dish recipes.  Check out their recipes and "Healthy Cookbooks" to step up your meal prep success.
  • has many budget friendly recipes and other information about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  To find the recipes that work for your budget and lifestyle, you may filter your search by cuisine, cooking environment (e.g. limited kitchen, very quick), and other dietary information.
  • For even more recipe resources framed around MyPlate, visit the "Choose My Plate" Recipes, Cookbooks, and Menus website

More ideas and student-recommended cooking blogs: