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Inexpensive Meals - Breakfast Recipes for Under 50 Cents Per Serving

Nutritional and Tasty Breakfast Recipes Starting Under a Dime Per Serving

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Meal planning can help cut the cost of rising food costs without compromising good taste and nutritional value.

The following recipes are based on the average cost of food in 2007. This is the most current data available from USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) for the purposes of performing cost analysis on recipes. Costs may need to be refined to specific regions of the country and current price increases.

    Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

    Serving Size: One pancake
    Yield: 12 servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 1.13
    Per Serving: $ 0.09
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    Apple Slice Pancakes

    Serving Size: Two pancakes
    Yield: Six servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 1.24
    Per Serving: $ 0.21
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    ***Bran Muffins

    Serving Size: Two muffins
    Yield: 30 servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 5.82
    Per Serving: $ 0.19
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    Breakfast Burrito

    Serving Size: One burrito
    Yield: Four servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 1.73
    Per Serving: $ 0.43
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    Breakfast Burrito with Salsa

    Serving Size: One burrito
    Yield: Four servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 1.33
    Per Serving: $ 0.33
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    Cran-Apple Crisp

    Serving Size: 3/4 cup
    Yield: Eight servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 2.91
    Per Serving: $ 0.36
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    Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

    Serving Size: One muffin
    Yield: 12 servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 2.81
    Per Serving: $ 0.23
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    Fabulous Fruit Muffins

    Serving Size: One muffin
    Yield: Nine servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 1.51
    Per Serving: $ 0.17
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    Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

    Serving Size: One muffin
    Yield: 12 servings
    Cost:
    Per Recipe: $ 1.49
    Per Serving: $ 0.12
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Tip: Muffins and pancakes can easily be frozen if the recipe exceeds the amount of servings needed. Muffins also make an excellent snack served with milk or juice.

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