12 Healthy Meal Plans for Less Than $10 a Day
Eating well can be a challenge. Between work, family, and social functions, it's hard to maintain a healthy diet while avoiding those tasty indulgences loaded with empty calories. Some of us turn to experts for guidance, but there are so many conflicting opinions about what is actually healthy, and new fad diets seem to come along every week. To make matters worse, food marketed as healthy is often more expensive, leading consumers to believe that they need to spend more to eat well. In truth, healthy food is often cheaper, especially when you prepare your own meals and avoid prepackaged items. Cheapism.com pulled together 12 complete meal plans with healthy, nutritious food for less than $10 a day.
This quick and satisfying smoothie is a go-to breakfast for the budget and health conscious. Combine one banana (25 cents) with half a cup of milk (50 cents), 1 tablespoon of almond butter (20 cents), a splash of vanilla and a tablespoon of honey (25 cents) and blend until smooth. Use a frozen banana to make it extra thick and cold.
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