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Eating Healthy on a Budget

With countless fast food dollar menus, drive-thrus, and cheap microwavable meals, eating healthy on a budget may seem impossible. However, with a little strategy, you can fuel your family well without breaking the bank.

 

1. Cook!

Safe Summer Eating

    One of my favorite money saving tips for those wanting to eat healthier but stay within their budget is to purchase seasonal fruits and vegetables. Thankfully, summer offers a variety of beans, peas, peppers, greens, berries, melons, and so much more. With the excitement of fresh produce, it can be easy to forget the importance of food safety. We often attribute food-borne illness to meats, seafood, or mayonnaise-based dishes that have been sitting out of their safe temperature zones for long periods of time, but fruit and vegetables are quite capable of making us ill as well.

Eating and Exercise

By Audrey Kessler, RD, LDN
 

Summer is approaching! So, getting back into a regular exercise routine may be on your To Do list. Here are some basic tips to get you started. 

 

Stress-Reducing Foods

By Audrey Kessler, RD, LDN

Edible Beauty and Body Care Products

By Audrey Kessler, RD, LDN

 

Five 5-Ingredient Meals

By Audrey Kessler, RD, LDN

 

Need to make a quick, healthy meal? It takes five ingredients only (sometimes fewer!) to whip up something fast, delicious, and nutritious. 

5 Meals to Make with a Slow Cooker

By Audrey Kessler, RD, LDN

 

Other than the usual chicken soup or chili, here are five of my favorite meals to make with a slow cooker and the recipes I (loosely) follow, based on what ingredients are on hand:   

8 Delicious Snacks that Impress

 

By Audrey Kessler, RD, LDN

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