Trying to eat healthy while you are cooking on a budget is not an easy task. Therefore, if you are looking for fresh ideas for dishes and hope to pick up a new skill or hobby, you should opt for holistic cooking classes. Cooking classes can introduce you to a whole new range of ingredients and cooking methods that you would never think to apply in your normal routine. Some holistic recipes on a budget include:

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

A spectacular twist to the classic Lebanese dish, quinoa tabbouleh salad is a flavorful dish that will keep you full and comfortable after a long day’s work. It requires cost-effective ingredients such as:

  • Quinoa
  • Parsley
  • Mint
  • Onion
  • Green beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Lime or Lemon
  • Salt (to your taste)
  • Black pepper

Although the ingredient list is long, which may seem costly, these leftover ingredients can easily be utilized in other dishes.1

Healthy Chocolate Pie

Everyone loves chocolate pies, and it is nice to treat yourself and your family to a guilty dessert every now and then. The chocolate pie is a delectable yet healthy pie that requires the following ingredients:

  • Pie Crust (Premade crust is less expensive to work with)
  • Avocadoes
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Almond Milk
  • Maple Syrup
  • Vanilla Extract
  • A Sprinkle of Salt

This dish requires few ingredients, including come costly items, but it tastes oh-so-good. Make this on a date night to surprise your significant other with your fantastic cooking skills (they won’t be able to taste the avocado).2

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1. Raftery J. Quinoa tabbouleh (complete protein salad). Published April 11, 2021. Accessed November 18, 2021.
2. Healthy homemade chocolate pie. Published December 4, 2019. Accessed November 18, 2021.