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Simple Family Recipe Books

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The list author says: "Being a busy mom and on a budget, I like to have available some cookbooks that are easy to use, use simple everyday ingredients, and are budget minded.

Here are some of my favorites that I highly recommend:"
More-With-Less Cookbook (World Community Cookbook)
More-With-Less Cookbook (World Community Cookbook)
"My most used simple, budget minded cookbook.  I use the cream soup recipe so often, I have it memorized.  Excellent, the best one out there!"
Whole Foods for the Whole Family: La Leche League International Cookbook (Plume)
Whole Foods for the Whole Family: La Leche League International Cookbook (Plume)
"Another favorite, that uses simple whole foods for ingredients, most commonly found in your pantry or grocery store. Family and kid friendly meals.  Excellent cream soup recipe substitute. Highly recommend for the whole food family! There are a few editions of this book available and if you can find it, Whole Foods for the Whole World by the same publisher is also excellent!"
Extending the Table: A World Community Cookbook
Extending the Table: A World Community Cookbook
"Sequel to More with Less cookbook, but same publishers.  Many great frugal recipes from around the world."
Simply in Season Expanded Edition (World Community Cookbook)
Simply in Season Expanded Edition (World Community Cookbook)
"Great cookbook in the spirit of "More with Less" Only using vegetables in season. We have several recipes in this book that have become favorites. Must have for every family looking for healthy, budget minded recipes."
Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
"Love this method of bread preparation.  Very simple once you get the knack! Visit their website/blog for helpful tips and get any of your questions answered."
Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day: 100 New Recipes Featuring Whole Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, and Gluten-Free Ingredients
Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day: 100 New Recipes Featuring Whole Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, and Gluten-Free Ingredients
"Love this method of bread preparation.  Very simple once you get the knack! Visit their website/blog for helpful tips and get any of your questions answered."
Saving Dinner: The Menus, Recipes, and Shopping Lists to Bring Your Family Back to the Table
Saving Dinner: The Menus, Recipes, and Shopping Lists to Bring Your Family Back to the Table
"I don't follow the weekly menu plans in this book, but have found many easy to prepare recipes in this book.  If you are new to menu planning, here is where you can begin. These recipes use everyday ingredients that you can get in most any grocery store."
The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, and Nourishing Meals That Are Easy on the Budget and a Snap to Prepare
The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, and Nourishing Meals That Are Easy on the Budget and a Snap to Prepare
"Another great pick.  Fits my requirement for easy to find groceries.  This author also has a great blog where you can see some of her work."
The $5 Dinner Mom Breakfast and Lunch Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, and Nourishing Meals That Are Easy on the Budget and a Snap to Prepare
The $5 Dinner Mom Breakfast and Lunch Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, and Nourishing Meals That Are Easy on the Budget and a Snap to Prepare
"This one is new. This author is great - highly recommend!"
The $7 Meals Cookbook: 301 Delicious Dishes You Can Make for Seven Dollars or Less
The $7 Meals Cookbook: 301 Delicious Dishes You Can Make for Seven Dollars or Less
"I have found many good, simple, budget, recipes in this book.  The recipes are are also very nutritious, which is a plus!"
The $7 a Meal Slow Cooker Cookbook: 301 Delicious, Nutritious Recipes the Whole Family Will Love!
The $7 a Meal Slow Cooker Cookbook: 301 Delicious, Nutritious Recipes the Whole Family Will Love!
"Love slow cooker recipe books. Great for the busy mom, especially when on a budget."
The $7 a Meal Pressure Cooker Cookbook: 301 Delicious Meals You Can Prepare Quickly for the Whole Family
The $7 a Meal Pressure Cooker Cookbook: 301 Delicious Meals You Can Prepare Quickly for the Whole Family
"I haven't seen this one, but it is on my wishlist!"
Fix-It and Forget-It Revised and Updated: 700 Great Slow Cooker Recipes
Fix-It and Forget-It Revised and Updated: 700 Great Slow Cooker Recipes
"Another great slow-cooker recipe book. Most are very simple to prepare and forget about until dinner time."
Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook: 1400 Best Slow Cooker Recipes!
Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook: 1400 Best Slow Cooker Recipes!
"I believe this is a combo of a few of the Fix it and forget it books."
Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining Cookbook 1561483769
Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining Cookbook 1561483769
Fix-It and Enjoy-It: All-Purpose, Welcome-Home Recipes
Fix-It and Enjoy-It: All-Purpose, Welcome-Home Recipes
"From the Fix it and Forget it crew.  But these are not slow cooker recipes. Simple Amish/Mennonite style recipes using basic groceries that taste great!"
Fix-It and Enjoy-It Healthy Cookbook: 400 Great Stove-Top And Oven Recipes
Fix-It and Enjoy-It Healthy Cookbook: 400 Great Stove-Top And Oven Recipes
Fix-It and Enjoy-It 5-Ingredient Recipes: Quick And Easy--For Stove-Top And Oven!
Fix-It and Enjoy-It 5-Ingredient Recipes: Quick And Easy--For Stove-Top And Oven!
Cheap. Fast. Good!
Cheap. Fast. Good!
"I have gotten several good recipes from this book. Family oriented / friendly meals."
Desperation Dinners
Desperation Dinners
"Quick Family friendly meals."
Make-A-Mix
Make-A-Mix
"Love this book.  It has recipes to make many mixes from scratch.  Love the brownie mix and several others."
Once-A-Month Cooking: A Proven System for Spending Less Time in the Kitchen and Enjoying Delicious, Homemade Meals Every Day
Once-A-Month Cooking: A Proven System for Spending Less Time in the Kitchen and Enjoying Delicious, Homemade Meals Every Day
"I have one of the original one of these.  Great project for the family.  Many great recipes as well."
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget
"Great intro to eating well on a budget. 150 recipes to get you started.  Also helps you figure out a food budget, if you need help in that area."
Super Baby Food
Super Baby Food
"My favorite baby food book for the healthy babies and toddlers.  Although vegan/vegetarian, it does give suggestions for about meat and dairy.  More then recipes, but a complete guide to feeding your baby from first foods to early childhood."
Super Baby Food
Super Baby Food