Sandra's Ways to Save 4 Videos

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

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Sandra Lee has her sights set on saving you money – while turning out fabulous meals.

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Sandra Lee has her sights set on saving you money - while turning out fabulous meals.

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Sandra Lee has her sights set on saving you money – while turning out fabulous meals.

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Sandra Lee has her sights set on saving you money – while turning out fabulous meals.

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Sandra Lee has her sights set on saving you money – while turning out fabulous meals.

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Sandra Lee has her sights set on saving you money – while turning out fabulous meals.

Season 5, Episode 9

Family Kitchen

Sandra's got fabulous kid-friendly recipes that are also easy on your budget. Kids of all ages will love Sandy's Pepperoni and Cheese Casserole and your whole family will flip over her delicious White Bean Caesar Salad served with crusty Herb Garlic Bread. For dessert, a fabulous end to a fantastic meal, an ooey-gooey S'more Tart and when the kids are finally asleep...try Aunt Sandy's fast an easy Round Two Recipe for Garlic Bread Pizza!

Nov 5
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 4

Tea Party

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.

Jan 14
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 11


Money Saving Meals is heading to the lone star state for some authentic Tex-Mex flavors that won't scorch your budget. It begins with a sure fire recipe for Grilled Tex-Mex Pork Chops and a hearty No Beans Beef Chili that the whole family will love. Throw in some Spicy and Sweet Cornbread and a tall Mango Margarita and you have a Money Saving Meal that any Texan would be proud of ... plus a sure-to-satisfy Round Two Recipe for Beef Burritos!

Jan 28
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 1

Spring Fling

Spring has sprung and Sandra is celebrating the season by making some of her springtime favorites and it starts with her savory Chicken Cutlet Sandwiches with Herb Mayonnaise. Also on the menu, Garlicky Hummus and Cucumber Sandwiches served with Sandra's super simple Corn Salad. For Cocktail Time Sandra has a sweet twist on a Springtime classic, her tangy Raspberry Lemonade and for dessert, you do not want to miss her Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze!

Mar 31
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 2

Bake Sale

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!

Jun 6
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 12

Supper Savings

Sandra's saving cash and calories with a money saving menu that shows off her lighter side. It starts with a Sparkling Cranberry Quencher cocktail followed by tasty Chicken Souvlaki and Turkey Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut. For dessert, Sandra's zesty Orange Pudding Cakes will not disappoint and those extras won't go to waste thanks to great 'Round 2 Recipes' for Grilled Greek Flat Bread and an online R2R for Sausage & Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes available only at, plus the money saving kitchen tips that you just won't find anywhere else.

Aug 15
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 2

Weeknight Wonders

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.

Oct 17
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 7

City Tailgate Favorites

Huddle up because Sandy Lee is throwing a money saving tailgating party that you do not want to miss! Tailgating favorites from some of the great sports cities are on the menu like Philly Cheese Steaks, Cincinnati Chili and Sandy's terrific twist on a classic dessert, New York Cheesecake Cookies! And when the game is over, Sandra Lee still has a delicious Round Two Recipe up her sleeve for amazing Chili Tostadas!

Jan 30
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 13

Sparkling Cocktail Time

Time to Sparkle! Sandra's Sparkling Spritzer Bar takes center stage as she shows you how to throw a first class cocktail party without spending a fortune. On the festive party menu: Crispy Baby Potatoes Bites, Chicken Sliders With Spicy Mayo and Stuffed Cucumber Cups. And when the party's over Sandy's got a great Round Two Recipe for Chicken Tacos With Cucumber Salsa!

Jul 9
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 12

Cheaper by the Dozen

Sandra is adding to her nest egg with eggs! With recipes for Savory Bread Pudding,, Spinach & Potato Frittata, Poached Eggs with Farmhouse Hash, and Fried Bread Pudding Bites.

Aug 20
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 10

Restaurant Night

It's Restaurant Night without the high prices. Sandra is making Stuffed Chicken Thighs with Smashed Potatoes, Penne Pasta with Sausage, Cheesy Garlic Bread, Peach Mug Pie, a Caramel Coffee Cocktail, and a Sausage and Pepper Grinder.

Aug 28
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 6

Thrifty Tapas

Big flavors come in small packages! Sandra is making tiny Spanish dishes with big flavors and it starts with Sweet and Sour Chorizo paired with Spicy Spinach Stew. Also on Sandra's Money Saving Menu; a fantastic Flat Iron Steak with Tango Sauce served with Barcelona Potatoes, crispy fried potatoes served with spicy tomato sauce! For dessert, a tasty and traditional treat; sweet and crunchy Matador Triangles. And you just can't have Tapas without Sandy's Sparkling Sangria, and a terrific Round 2 Recipe for Spanish Dip!

Jun 24
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 3

Easy Al Fresco

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!

Jul 8
10am | 9c

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 Sandra makes saving money a breeze for culinary experts and cooking novices alike.

About the Host

Sandra Lee

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

Pork Roast with Apple Mustard Glaze

Spicy Fajita Soup

Iced Ginger Green Tea

Risotto Cakes

Zucchini Cakes

Chicken Teriyaki with Ginger Rice

Pan Fried Tilapia

No Bean Beef Chili

Salisbury Steak with Brown Gravy

Black Bean Burgers

(Web Exclusive) Round 2 Recipe: Edamame with Pasta

Iceberg Wedge Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Chicken and Dumplings

Banana Pudding

Round 2 Recipe - Stuffed Peppers

Philly Cheesesteaks

Banana Daiquiri

Round 2 Recipe - Bean and Cheese Chalupas

Banana Fritters with Spiced Glaze

Online Round 2 Recipe - Black Bean and Pork Stew

Grilled Brisket with Tangy Mop Sauce

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

Sausage and Pepper Skewers with Grilled Polenta

Cuban Chicken and Rice

Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Online Round 2 Recipe - Ham and Cheese Breakfast Burrito

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