You don't have to dish out the big bucks to stock your fridge full of healthy foods. As you saw in our videos, Registered Dietician Sari Greaves has a $25 weekly shopping list you won't want to leave home without.

Grains:
•Whole wheat pasta
•Whole grain pita

Fresh Produce:
•Apples
•Baby carrots
•Tomatoes
•Baby spinach
Note: You can save money on fresh produce by buying fruits and vegetables in season. Buy in bulk (bag vs. by the piece). Also check your local farmer’s market for great deals on seasonal produce.

Vegetables:
•Fresh baby spinach leaves
•Tomatoes

Canned foods:
•Low sodium beans
•Tomato sauce
•Natural peanut butter
•Low sodium vegetable or legume soup (beans, peas, lentils)
•Pear canned in water or juice

Dairy:
•Low-fat cheese (buy a block of cheese and slice or shred yourself)
•Non-fat plain Greek yogurt

Poultry:
•Whole Rotisserie chicken (1 pound)

Other:
•Unsalted nuts

Total Cost of ingredients: $25.23
*Prices of individual items may vary at your local grocery store. Check ads for items on sale and money-saving coupons.

Note: Keep your cupboard well stocked with following staples: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, low-sodium soy sauce, dried herbs and spices. These items can jazz up the flavor of leftover grains, vegetables, and meats to create a delicious meal in minutes.

Click below for Sari's videos:

Five Healthy Brown Bag Lunches for Under $5 a Day

Food Shop for the Week on $25

• Visit us on our Facebook page! >>