These 10 Surprisingly Tasty Cheap Food Combinations Will Get You Through the Recession

 A classic combination, peanut butter and sliced bananas on bread make for a satisfying and affordable meal or snack.

Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

This staple combination provides a complete protein source and can be seasoned with spices and herbs for added flavor and variety.

Rice and Beans

Simple and versatile, pasta with tomato sauce is an inexpensive and filling option that can be enhanced with herbs, garlic, or grated cheese.

Pasta with Tomato Sauce

Adding a boiled or poached egg to instant ramen noodles elevates the dish with additional protein and richness.

Ramen Noodles with Egg

A comforting duo, a grilled cheese sandwich paired with a bowl of tomato soup is a satisfying and budget-friendly combination.

Grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup

 A bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh or frozen fruit provides a nutritious and economical breakfast or snack option.

Oatmeal with Fruit

Canned tuna mixed with mayo or yogurt, combined with lettuce and wrapped in a tortilla or lettuce leaf, creates an affordable and protein-packed meal.

Tuna Salad Wrap

Layering affordable yogurt with granola and fresh or frozen berries creates a delicious and budget-friendly dessert or snack option.

Yogurt Parfait