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.
•Whole wheat pasta
•Whole grain pita
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.
•Fresh baby spinach leaves
•Low sodium beans
•Natural peanut butter
•Low sodium vegetable or legume soup (beans, peas, lentils)
•Pear canned in water or juice
•Low-fat cheese (buy a block of cheese and slice or shred yourself)
•Non-fat plain Greek yogurt
•Whole Rotisserie chicken (1 pound)
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: