Sandra's Money Saving Meals

Hosted by Sandra Lee
Mondays & Tuesdays 1|12c
Sandra's Grilled Bananas Foster recipe from Sandra's Money Saving Meals

Money Saving Meals Recipes

Culinary experts and novices alike will love these easy-to-make, budget-friendly dishes.

Sandra's Ways to Save

In these tough economic times, Sandra shares money-saving ideas to help your wallet.

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  • Sandra Lee's got everyday meals that come together in a flash and don't cost a fortune. On her menu is a dinner classic with a Far East flair...Asian Sloppy Joes. Sandra's also making a lightning fast Skillet Fried Rice. A sweet and tropical Coconutty Grape is on tap for cocktail time plus a quick and simple Round Two Recipe for Stuffed Cabbage Rolls.

  • Sandra serves up some Fast Fix Family Favorites including Fast Food Cheeseburgers and Shoe String, Chicken Strip Wraps with Sweet Mustard, Mini Apple Pies, and an Open Faced Meatball Sub.

  • Sandra is making fast, simple and of course, inexpensive Mexican treats and it starts with her super simple Fish Tacos. She is also making one of her all time Mexican favorites...Bean and Cheese Tamales. For cocktail time it doesn't get any better than Sandy's Clementine Margarita and for dessert, sweet and crunchy Churros! Sandra's terrific Round 2 Recipe for Bean and Cheese Chalupas... Its authentic Mexican flavors at a price you're going to love!

  • Sandra goes Italian, on a budget of course, and she's cooking up her delicious Chicken Scaloppini and a mouth-watering Roasted Garlic Mushroom Risotto. For cocktails raise your glass for Sandra's Creamy Cocoacinnos and for dessert what's more Italian than Tiramisu? Sandra also puts her leftovers to work with a tasty 'Round 2 Recipe' for Italian Fried Chicken and her online Round 2 Recipe for crispy Risotto Cakes...buona appitite!

  • Sandra is making Mother's Day brunch, but you don't have to go out to eat to make mom happy! Sandra will show you how to make brunch classics at home without breaking the bank and it all starts with easy Eggs Benedict. Mom will also love Sandy's savory Ham and Cheese Soufflé. And it's just not brunch without Bloody Marys and for dessert, classic Coffee Cake! Plus a terrific Round 2 Recipe for Savory Bread Pudding with Ham.

  • Sandra is sharing recipes designed to keep calories and cost down. Her light healthy menu features Steamed Mahi Mahi with Vegetables and Garlic Mustard Sauce, Spicy Grilled Lemon Chicken, and a savory Brown Rice & Mushroom Salad. For dessert, don't miss guilt-free Raspberry Orange Slushies and for Cocktail Time it's Sandy's Iced Ginger Green Tea. Plus a fast and easy Round Two Recipe for Stuffed Peppers.

  • Sandra Lee's creating the perfect outdoor menu at the perfect price. It all starts with her fantastic Mediterranean Salad with Grilled Chicken. Then Sandra Lee will show you a taste of Italy that will really spice things up...Spicy Sausage served with Tuscan Beans. For desert, a sweet treat at a peachy price, Peaches n' Cream Cups, and, as always, a fast and easy Round Two Recipe...Three Layer Bean Dip!

  • Sandra Lee saves a ton of money with flavorful vegetable-filled recipes like juicy Black Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries, simple Rigatoni with Grilled Veggies, and can't-miss Farm Stand Pizza with Chickpea Salad. Her succulent Baked Falafel turns out a perfect "Round 2 Recipe" and, on FoodNetwork.com, Sandra finishes up with Black Bean Enchiladas.

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  • Sandra gives a great American tradition a Money Saving Makeover. Today she is making tasty bake sale treats at super low prices and it all starts with her festive Lemon Sugar Cookies with Sandy's Colored Sugar. Also on the menu, Sandra's decadent, Apple Walnut Sticky Buns and a creative spin on hot chocolate that you've got to see to believe, festive Hot Chocolate Jars! And at a bake sale, nothing sells faster than savory Ham and Cheese Pinwheels. And Sandra has a terrific Round 2 Recipe for Ham and Cheese Croquettes. These are Bake Sale Favorites that keep costs down and profits up!

  • Sandra is throwing a money saving tea party an you invited. Her tasty tea party menu includes Ham and Egg Tea Sandwiches, Crispy Wanton Cups filled with Tuna Salad, Crunchy Coated Chocolate Truffles and for Cocktail Time, an iced Chamomile Cooler. Add to that a fantastic Round Two Recipe for Nicoise Salad and you have an unforgettable money saving tea party.

About the Host

Known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra helps home cooks save money on Restaurant Remakes and Money-Saving Meals.

About the Show

Well-known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra Lee now has her sights set on saving money! Her new daytime cooking series, Sandra's Money Saving Meals, features incredible budget-friendly recipes for every day of the week, all based on her "triple A factor" of being accessible, aspirational and affordable. To maximize cost-saving success, she shares unique ideas for savvy supermarket shopping and proper pantry stocking while highlighting each meal's unbeatable total price point. Sandra then prepares clever leftover dishes from each episode, called "Round 2 Recipes" – one in the show and another on FoodNetwork.com. Sandra makes saving money a breeze for culinary experts and cooking novices alike.

More About Sandra's Money Saving Meals

Well-known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra Lee now has her sights set on saving money! Her new daytime cooking series, Sandra's Money Saving Meals, features incredible budget-friendly recipes for every day of the week, all based on her "triple A factor" of being accessible, aspirational and affordable. To maximize cost-saving success, she shares unique ideas for savvy supermarket shopping and proper pantry stocking while highlighting each meal's unbeatable total price point. Sandra then prepares clever leftover dishes from each episode, called "Round 2 Recipes" – one in the show and another on FoodNetwork.com. Sandra makes saving money a breeze for culinary experts and cooking novices alike.

Recipes from the Show