Main Dishes includes 270 recipes and 140 menus which average about $1.60 per meal. Fifty-two low budget meals average $1.10. It covers the range of all food groups with vegetarian alternatives. Data for exchanges, calories, carbohydrate, protein, fat and fiber are included. Recipes meet US Dietary Guidelines without refined flour, sugar or hydrogenated fats. Low fat/high fiber alternatives satisfy meat and potatoes appetites. This book has 290 pages and an index.