Healthy meal tips - even on a budget.


5 HEALTHY MEAL TIPS

1. Make half your plate veggies & fruit - aim for lots of colour

2. Add lean protein-protein gives us the full feeling plus repairs + grows muscle

3. Include whole grains - this is energizing & fuel for our bodies


4. Use healthy fats- like olive oil, avocadoes, fish, olives & nuts.

5. Smaller plate helps with portion control - still hungry? - fill up on fruits & veggies first and a glass of water

5 HEALTHY MEALS TIPS ON A BUDGET

1 Plan Plan Plan - stews, casseroles and stir-fries can stretch expensive items

+ saves time + and saves from buying impulse items


2 Buy in bulk - family packs of chicken, steak and fish - larger bags of potatoes and frozen vegetables

3 Shop the flyer and sales coupons

4 Buy in season or frozen is just as nutritious

5 All year round low-cost options

Like beans for protein, apples, and bananas

References:

ACE FITNESS NUTRITION MANUAL

Simple Steps

Lisa Lelas, Linda McClintock, Beverly Beverly Zingarella







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