Cheap and Healthy Meals on a Budget

Are you looking for cheap and healthy meals to make on a budget? Whether you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, there are plenty of delicious and nutritious meals that won't break the bank. From curry and chili with vegetables and beans to lentil soup or dahl, hummus and salad wraps or sandwiches, and cottage cake made with red lentils and vegetables, there are plenty of options to choose from. This isn't going to be the best food out there, but it's a cheap plan like noodles, beans and rice. Prices may vary depending on where you live, but the items listed can usually be purchased on sale or at a Dollar Tree.

The meats you would buy are on sale at these prices in Bi-Lo, FoodLion, Publix or English. To get started, plan your meals for the week and make a shopping list. Buy only what you're sure you're going to use and first check what you already have in your closets. Here are some ideas for cheap and healthy meals that you can make on a budget:

  • Curry or chili with vegetables and beans, served with brown rice or baked sweet potato
  • Lentil soup or dahl
  • Hummus and salad wraps or sandwiches
  • Cottage cake made with red lentils and vegetables, topped with mashed sweet potato
These meals are easy to make, nutritious, and won't break the bank.

With a little bit of planning, you can create delicious meals that will keep your wallet happy.

Mildred Auala
Mildred Auala

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