[Image via Pexels.com]Founded by a Nashville-based food blogger named Beth, Budget Bytes is an excellent resource for cooking on a budget. They offer up low-cost recipes like Chicken and Lime Soup ($1.29 per serving), Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad ($0.82 per serving), and King Ranch Chicken Casserole ($1.83 per serving). Don’t those sound delicious? Cooking on a budget can definitely be flavorful and satisfying while saving you money. If you live in a city, you know how expensive eating at restaurants can be. However, staying at home and cooking on a budget doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice flavor and satisfaction! Founded by a Brooklyn-based blogger named Cathy, Not Eating Out in New York documents Cathy’s personal journey to teach herself how to cook. Now, readers can benefit from her efforts by making recipes like Chilled Noodles with Eggplant and Cucumber, Carrot Salad with Preserved Lemon, and more! Before you know it, you may even start preferring your own cooking to a restaurant meal! The 99 Cent Chef blog may not be as pretty as other food blogs, but the wealth of recipes makes up for the lack of polish. Featured on NBC Nightly News, Time Magazine, and NPR Marketplace, this blog is updated at least once a week. Recent recipes include coleslaw, classic potato salad, easy smoked ribs, and more. If you’re new to cooking, then you’ll definitely find a lot of helpful information here! Created in 2010 by Sara Lundberg, Budget Savvy Diva puts fun and creativity into budget eating. A mom of twins, she loves finding new ways to save money for her family, whether through making low-cost meals or couponing! Recent recipes include taco “donuts”, homemade goulash, bacon ranch pasta, and much more! However, Sara admits her favorite recipe is a simple caprese salad with fresh basil from her garden.