Can you eat healthily on a budget?

Yes! Veggies are super cheap, especially those in season so fill up your plate with veggies.. they’re packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals, they’re alkaline and they don’t contain fat…

Eat meat and fish but choose quality products and eat a bit less of them to reduce the cost…

Pack your stews, casseroles, soups and salads with lentils, chickpeas, beans etc. They’re super cheap and very easy to prepare and are great sources of fibre, protein and vitamins.. they count as one of your 5 a day…

Use up ALL of your leftovers… don’t waste food. This photo shows a frittata I made using leftover roasted squash, leftover steamed peas and sweetcorn from dinner the night before and a little square of cheese that was going a bit hard but was fine grated and stirred into the egg mixture.. A quick, nutritious and budget meal.. Jazz it up with some dried chilli flakes and plenty of black pepper..

Contact me if you’d like me to advise you on how to get healthier and keep to a budget.

Published by lucyslayter

A bit about myself – I am a fully qualified Naturopathic Nutritional Advisor, Life Coach and Aromatherapist from Sutton Coldfield with a passion for living healthily and sharing my knowledge. After having Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for over 13 years, I understand the value of eating healthily and have changed my diet to meet the needs of my illness. I am now caffeine free, alcohol free, I eat a low-sugar diet, and I’m passionate about eating fresh, natural foods packed full of local and seasonal vegetables. I love to cook, make preserves, try new recipes and spend time on my allotment where I grow organic fruit and vegetables which I feed to my hungry husband and teenage son. I have a passion for walking and enjoying the great outdoors and being as active as I can.

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