How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

 

If you're like me, you'll always have a reason to save on food dollars. Whether you're putting money away for holiday gifts, a dream vacation, or a wedding (like me!), you probably don't want to spend all your extra bucks on healthy food. I hear over and over that it's so expensive to eat healthy. But it's actually really not. That is, if you follow a few stellar food-buying secrets!

 

Healthy grocery shopping doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some tips and ideas for healthy eating on a budget. #amyseatlist #grocerybudget #groceryhaul #healthygroceries

 

 

The 25 Healthiest Foods You Can Buy for $5 or Less 


See how far your dollar can go with this list of super foods you can grab on the cheap, via MensJournal.com. I'll take my own advice and pile my grocery cart with these favorites so I can save for my dream wedding! (For those following along: Stay tuned into 
my Instagram, where I'll very soon spill the details of how my guy proposed.)

 

Healthy grocery shopping doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some tips and ideas for healthy eating on a budget. #amyseatlist #grocerybudget #groceryhaul #healthygroceries

 

High-Protein Vegan Meal Ideas


I keep a large supply of vegan proteins, like beans and quinoa, in my pantry. In addition to great taste, they offer lots of nutrition for not so much moola. Get inspired by this list of high-protein vegan lunches and dinners via Shape.com, including one of my meat-free favorites. Want a protein-rich, vegan breakfast? Try my 
high-protein smoothie!

  

Healthy grocery shopping doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some tips and ideas for healthy eating on a budget. #amyseatlist #grocerybudget #groceryhaul #healthygroceries

 

Amy's Recipe of the Week: Roasted Apples with Cinnamon Sugar

 

I've shared some cheap, healthy, and quick meals with you. But let's not forget dessert! Here's one of my favorite quickie recipes that I make for nights at home as well as for entertaining. It's only a few bucks to put together!

 

Healthy grocery shopping doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some tips and ideas for healthy eating on a budget. #amyseatlist #grocerybudget #groceryhaul #healthygroceries

 

I'd love for you to sound off! What are your favorite tips for saving a buck on healthy food?

 

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Amy Gorin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, media personality, and writer in the NYC area.