Tip #6: Buy Beans and Go MEATLESS Inexpensive, vegetarian protein source - CHEAP veggie that is also a complex carb and plant-based protein that fights off hunger for hours Add to any meal, salad, easy to cook -Cook up a large batch or prep right out of the can Low in fat & no cholesterol - Part of both the heart healthy & diabetic diets #6spendingtips #lunchbox #healthynibbles #healthymunchies #2017 #health #mindfuleating #tipoftheweek #livingwell #wellness #eatyourveggies
Tip #5 : Batch Cooking Make A Big Meal On The Weekends - Prep and cook Chili, Chicken Soup, Stew, Tomato Sauce, and Grilled Chicken for the whole week Freeze part of your prep to be "reimagined" later in the week -Cook up a large batch of plain ground chicken that can be added to stretch your chili, lasagna, tacos or lettuce wraps another day Avoid "food fatigue" if you hate leftovers - Think in small batches and plan make enough dinner for one extra day to take as a lunch.
Tip #4 : Pack A Lunch Box Bring you lunch to work as often as you can - Experiment with a bento box. Portion control is key - Compartmentalize your food and clear your mind of worries! Take left overs with a twist - Make extra grilled chicken for dinner and take a lettuce wrap for lunch the next day Example pictured below: 1 cup vegetable and bean salad 4 oz. lean protein grilled shrimp 1/2 cup of fresh fruit (peaches) with 2 Tbsp non-fat dairy plain yogurt 1/2 serving of c
Tip #3: Make A Weekly Menu Before You Shop : 5 tricks to help you get started Stick to the plan and budget. DO NOT stray from the plan Shop for real food & avoid processed, pre-made, and boxed foods with preservatives and unrecognizable ingredients.: Buy only fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, grains, beans, dairy, & protein Make this your ultimate goal: Add variety and color with every meal and "eat the rainbow" of color with fruits and vegetables Add lean protein in every meal t
Tip# 2 Make a Plan: X-tra Tips for $aving BIG BUCKS Download store apps, flyers, digital coupons to compare prices everywhere Print coupons from multiple sources because stores honor their competitors' prices. Ask for a rain check if stores are temporarily out of the sale item, and use up to one month from deal date. Flea Market Sunday deals can be found on farm fresh produce. Go around 1:00pm to snag the best deals for your money. Remember, you are the consumer, and you hold