My sister and I were talking and she stated that she couldn't afford to eat better food. This inspired me to break down my foods this week, all clean, all inexpensive. It doesn't have to take a ton of money to eat better. It takes awhile to think about food in a different way, eating clean allows you to experiment with fruits and veggies. The most costly thing is time - take time for yourself and create some awesome food for YOU!
Remember baby steps to change.
Eggs & Juice $1.50
2 eggs $ . 50
Naked Juice $ 1.00
(Available at Costco for much cheaper)
Oatmeal with Raisins $ . 49
1/2 cup oatmeal $ . 09
Raisins, blueberries, craisins etc. about $ . 40
Hummus & Veggies $2.82
Hummus about 1 cup $2.22
Carrots $ . 60
Cheese & Nuts $1.08
String cheese $ . 25
2 oz mixed nuts $ 1.03 (the size of your palm)
Smoothie $ .75
Mixed Frozen Fruit from Costco whole bag $7.99
add banana $ .25
**Note: I can get 15-18 large Mason jars out of 1 bag of frozen fruit. That is how I came up with the price. (7.99/16=$ .49)
I make a weeks worth, put them in the freezer for that late afternoon snack or if I don't have time to grab breakfast.
Salmon & Green Beans $5.34
Green beans $1.14
Sub Chicken $1.76
Tuna sandwich $1.05
Tuna $ .26 (.79 a can servings 2-3)
Bread (store bought bread) $ .66 per slice
Roll from the bakery $ .79
If you make your own it really only cost pennies, (flour, water, yeast, salt, sugar)
If I would buy bread, get fresh baked or Ezekiel Bread. Click here to find out more about Ezekiel Bread
If you want to make your own click here for some easy recipes.
Potato & Peppers $4.25
Click here for recipe
**Note: You do not have to buy organic if you can't afford it. But please wash your non organic fruits and veggies if you eat the peel in a vinegar bath. Click here for details.
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup $4.93
Organic Rotisserie Chicken $7.99
Organic Carrots $1.99
Organic Chicken Broth $2.12 each
This makes 4 servings
Click here for Easy Chicken Noodle Soup recipe