You do not need to break the bank to enjoy nutritious foods.
You are driving home from work when your stomach starts to rumble. Do you grab a cheeseburger from a fast food joint or stop at the grocery store for a nutritious snack?
If you are like many other busy people, convenience and the contents of your wallet may factor in when you make impulsive, unhealthy dietary choices. It is possible, however, to eat healthy foods on a budget. Each of the following nutritious, vitamin-packed snacks costs less than $1 per serving:
|Apples||1 large apple (with skin)||116||0.6g||0.4g||5.4g|
|Bananas||1 large banana||121||1.5g||0.5g||3.5g|
|Baby Carrots||85g (9 baby carrots)||30||0.5g||0.1g||2.5g|
|Eggs||1 large egg, hard-boiled||78||6.3g||5.3g||0g|
|Instant Oatmeal (Plain)||1 regular packet||150||6.6g||2.6g||4g|
|Oranges||1 large orange||86||1.7g||0.2g||4.4g|
|Sweet Potatoes||1 large sweet potato (baked in skin)||162||3.6g||0.3g||5.9g|
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