It’s fair to say the majority of us are feeling the economic squeeze these days. Dollar menus, 32oz cup drinks, and vending machine selection goodies like B-12, A-3, and F-2 undoubtedly win hands down in terms of inexpensive snacks and/or meals. However, although they may be light on the wallet their also light on nutritional value. And they can turn into a problem if they’re the rule rather than the exception.
Don’t count out your local grocer, supermarket chain, or farmer’s markets. They are chock-full with low-cost and nutritious eats for home, work, and play.
We often picture healthy food as either costing too much or tasting second-rate to their less-healthy counterparts. You decide for yourself! Check out this fantastic list of 20 healthy foods for under $1, courtesy of divinecaroline.com.
1. Oats: Sprinkled with nuts and/or fruit, oatmeal cookies.
2. Eggs: Boiled, scrambled, egg-salad sandwiches. Continue reading