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12 Healthy Meal Plans for Less Than $10 a Day

Cheapism Logo By Tess Rose Lampert of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 49: Eating well can be a challenge. Between work, family, and social functions, it's hard to maintain a healthy diet while avoiding those tasty indulgences loaded with empty calories. Some of us turn to experts for guidance, but there are many conflicting opinions about what is actually healthy, and fad diets seem to come along every week. To make matters worse, food marketed as healthy is often more expensive, leading consumers to believe that they need to spend more to eat well. In truth, healthy food is often cheaper, especially when you prepare your own meals and avoid prepackaged items. We pulled together 12 complete meal plans with healthy, nutritious food for less than $10 a day.Related: 20 Healthy, Low-Calorie Dishes for Quick Weight Loss

Eat Right, Save Money

Eating well can be a challenge. Between work, family, and social functions, it's hard to maintain a healthy diet while avoiding those tasty indulgences loaded with empty calories. Some of us turn to experts for guidance, but there are many conflicting opinions about what is actually healthy, and fad diets seem to come along every week. To make matters worse, food marketed as healthy is often more expensive, leading consumers to believe that they need to spend more to eat well. In truth, healthy food is often cheaper, especially when you prepare your own meals and avoid prepackaged items. We pulled together 12 complete meal plans with healthy, nutritious food for less than $10 a day.

Related: 20 Healthy, Low-Calorie Dishes for Quick Weight Loss

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