A guideline on how to eat healthy on a budget

Most individuals think that to be able to eat healthy you will have to spend a fortune but actually that is not the case because there are so many ways in which you are able to eat healthy at very cost effective prices or costs. In this talk, we are going to discuss the various ways in which individuals are able to have a good healthy meal and at the same time be able to spend less and save some money. One of the ways to be able to achieve this is through planning in advance and this is important because you will be able to plan a healthy meal plan and prepare a budget and a shopping list which you have to stick to. One other thing that an individual should do in order to achieve a healthy meal with a cost-effective budget is the fact that you try to replace the meat with the vegetable so that you can have a meal plan that is leaning towards more vegetable than meat and this is because generally, vegetables are cheaper compared to meat.

Another aspect that will assist you to be able to eat healthy and save on cash is to look at the seasonal foods and ensure that you buy them when they are in high season and try to avoid them during low seasons because when they are in low seasons and are off the market they become quite expensive and therefore this will not help you to save. One other thing that an individual has to do is to embrace slow cooking and this is because you are able to save on gas and electricity and also you will be able to cook in lump sum.

Cooking food in large quantities is very economical and convenient in the sense that you will be able to portion them and divide them so that you can be able to plan and budget for your food knowing that a certain amount shouldn’t take you up to a certain period of time. We should train ourselves to a culture of eating leftovers because most of the times they are not even spoilt but we end up getting rid of them because you just do not want to repeat eating what you had eaten previously and for this reason, we should try to encourage eating of leftovers because we are able to save because you do not have to go and prepare another fresh meal. We have been able to discuss the various ways in which individuals are able to eat healthily and at the same time save some money.