Embarking on a healthy eating plan does not have to be an expensive proposition. If you plan your weekly menus ahead of time, and put some thought into writing out your grocery list, you can load up on nutrients and superfoods without straining your wallet. Try our healthy lunch ideas, each costing $5 or less, and find yourself feeling great and saving cash!
Quinoa Pilaf with Veggies – For a quick and yummy lunch option, grill up some veggies and add them to a batch of quinoa.
Superfoods Smoothie – This delicious smoothie is made up of seven superfoods and makes a perfect lunch.
Fruit Salad – Mix a variety of fresh fruit, a few springs of mint, and the juice of half a lemon. Add a tablespoon or two of Greek yogurt for protein, and you’ve got a light, but satiating meal.
Clean-Eating Cobb Salad – While most cobb salads are made with bacon, this recipe puts a healthy spin on the original with whole foods and a delicious olive oil dressing.
Philly Cheese and Chicken Sandwich – This sandwich has the same great taste as a Philly cheese sandwich, minus the extra fat and calories.
Strawberry and Avocado Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Dressing – Perfect for summertime, this salad recipe is beautifully colored and topped with sweet fruit.
Greek Turkey Wraps – This wrap is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and filled with delicious Greek flavors.
Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily mean spending more money on groceries. With a few $5 lunch ideas, you can eat healthy on a budget!
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